Concert 4: Peter Sculthorpe. Rites of Passage: Threnody

Murphy, Patrick (2009) Concert 4: Peter Sculthorpe. Rites of Passage: Threnody. Fitter's Workshop, Kingston Foreshore, Canberra, Australia, Canberra International Music Festival.

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Author Murphy, Patrick
Title Concert 4: Peter Sculthorpe. Rites of Passage: Threnody
Place of publication Fitter's Workshop, Kingston Foreshore, Canberra, Australia
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Publisher Canberra International Music Festival
Publication date 2009-05-08
Series CIMF 2009: 15th Canberra International Music Festival
Total pages 1 Musical performance
Language eng
Subject Live Performance of Creative Work - Music
Formatted Abstract/Summary
In this landmark performance of the Oratorio "Rites of Passage", written in 1972-3, celebrating the 80th birthday of great Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe, cellist Patrick Murphy performs Sculthorpe's "Threnody" for solo cello as the centerpiece of the work, in Sculthorpe's spontaneously sanctioned addition to a work, highlighting the influence of performance on composition. Recorded by ABC Classic FM.

Conducted by Roland Peelman
Chorus Prepared by Tobias Cole
Production directed by Peter Sculthorpe
Assistant director Cathie Clelland

Oriana Chorale, Igitur Nos, The Resonants, Canberra Grammar School and Canberra Girls Grammar School Motel Choir, Synergy Percussion, Michael Askill percussion, Gary France, Wyana Etherington and Charles Martin percussion, Patrick Murphy, Lindy Reksten, James Larsen, Shahn Paterson, Lada Marcelja, Jack Hobbs cellos, Max McBride, Leigh Miller basses, Angus Charlton and David Saunders tubas, Mina Kanaridis soprano, Tobias Cole counter tenor, William Barton didjeridu

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Created: Sat, 26 Nov 2011, 12:20:46 EST by Patrick Murphy on behalf of School of Music