Sun Music I


by Peter Sculthorpe

Full Orchestra
0000 - 4331 - timp - perc(2): gong/BD/crot/chime/tgl/2 susp.cym/guiro/SD/TD/mcas/sand block/whip - strings
Written upon the invitation of Sir Bernard Heinze for performance at the 1965 Commonwealth Arts Festival
First Performance
30.9.1965, Royal Festival Hall, London: Sydney Symphony Orchestra/John Hopkins

Score 0-571-50752-2 on sale, parts for hire

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‘… a powerfully evocative piece for orchestra of strings, brass and percussion, which translates into a variety of extraordinary orchestral timbres and motifs, the feeling of the sun as a vast, glaring impersonal force in a country dominated by it.’ Financial Times (UK) (David Cairns), September 1967 Read more

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