Instrumentation

2(II=picc).2.2.2.cbsn - 4431 - timp - perc(3): tam-t/susp.ch.cym/susp.cym/BD/SD/bongo/3 tom-t/thunder sheet/chime - strings

Availability

Score 0-571-52157-6 on sale, parts for hire

Programme Notes

PETER SCULTHORPE Great Sandy Island for orchestra (1998) Faber Music Ltd 3 Queen Square London WC1N 3AU Great Sandy Island was commissioned by Suntory Limited for the Suntory Hall International Program for Music Composition in 1998. The first performance was given by the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, at Tokyo Opera City, conducted by Kazufumi Yamashita, on 13 October 1998. Duration: 20 minutes Orchestration 2 Flutes (II=Piccolo) 2 Oboes 2 Clarinets in B= 2 Bassoons Contrabassoon 4 Horns in F 4 Trumpets in C 2 Trombones Bass trombone Tuba Timpani Percussion (3 players) Chime (middle C), Suspended cymbal, Chinese cymbal, Side drum, Bongo, Tom toms, Tam tam, Thunder sheet, Bass drum Strings The Score is in C Parts available on hire from the publishers

Great Sandy Island

Kennedy Middle School (Waltham, MA, USA)

Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Korn

Great Sandy Island

Breakfast - V. Dune Dreaming only

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, James Judd

Great Sandy Island

ABC Classic FM (Australia)

Great Sandy Island

21:45 "Pre-Hear"

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Grant Llewellyn

Great Sandy Island

Perth Concert Hall (Perth, WA, Australia)

Kevin Field, West Australian Symphony Orchestra