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Peter Sculthorpe: From The River: String Orchestra And Solo

Score and Parts | Sheet Music and Books

COMPOSER: Peter Sculthorpe
PUBLISHER: Cadenza Music
PRODUCT FORMAT: Score and Parts
Peter Sculthorpe's From The River for Piano and String Quartet. This work recalls my childhood in a small village outside Launceston, in Tasmania. I spent many hours swimming in the nearby river, the North Esk. There, while swimming, I often dreamed of being a composer when I grew up. This is the
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Composer Peter Sculthorpe
Publisher Cadenza Music
Instrumentation Piano and String Quartet
Product Format Score and Parts
Description Product Type Set
Genre Contemporary Music
ISMN 9790570471232
No. CAZCM2KPS01
Description

Peter Sculthorpe's From The River for Piano and String Quartet.

This work recalls my childhood in a small village outside Launceston, in Tasmania. I spent many hours swimming in the nearby river, the North Esk.

There, while swimming, I often dreamed of being a composer when I grew up. This is the concern of From The River. The middle part of the work consists of a slower section in which doubts seem to be expressed: my music teacher had told me that all the composers were dead. Such a notion, however, is soon dismissed and the earlier, flowing music returns. - Peter Sculthorpe

Commission made possible by Stanley Burnton, for Gwen.

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