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Synergy Percussion

This is a stub entry only — it provides links to other resources by and about Synergy Percussion held in our catalogue.

Random Audio Sample: Djilile : arranged for percussion ensemble by Peter Sculthorpe, from the CD best of Peter Sculthorpe

Articles by and about Synergy Percussion

29 Oct 2008 Synergy and Grainger Quartet by Australian Music Centre

The Grainger Quartet branched out of their comfort zone in this inspired concert with Synergy percussion and William Barton. The program read like a who’s who of Australian music: William Barton, Gerard Brophy, Peter Sculthorpe, Percy Grainger and Ross Edwards, some of whom were in the audience and intermittently took to the stage to introduce their works, which rendered the concert all the more engaging.

25 Feb 2015 Synergy Percussion's 40under40 by Bree van Reyk

Bree van Reyk explains Synergy Percussion's 40th anniversary commissioning project: a new way of matching composers to commissioners that is proving a success. A dozen commissions out of 40, from both established and emerging composers, are still there for the taking.

Works by Synergy Percussion

Synergy Percussion is not an Australian Music Centre represented artist, however the following works can be found in our collection:

Impact by Synergy Percussion

Synergy with Samuels by Synergy Percussion

Matsuri by Synergy Percussion

Green piece by Synergy Percussion

World premieres given by Synergy Percussion

Raqad II : for two marimbas by Paul Stanhope— 18 Mar 23 (ACO Neilsen recital space Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay, NSW)

Hellscape : percussion ensemble by Melody Eötvös— 18 Mar 23 (ACO Neilsen recital space Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay, NSW)

After the Zoöids : for four percussionists by Melody Eötvös— 6 Dec 17

Morgentau by Elena Kats-Chernin— 8 Dec 16 (Yellow House Gallery, NSW)

Rocket Street by Tim Hansen— 8 Dec 16 (Yellow House Gallery, NSW)

A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder : for choir and percussion quartet by Melody Eötvös— 11 Nov 16 (The Independent Theatre, NSW)

Beauty will be amnesiac or will not be at all : percussion ensemble by Anthony Pateras— 22 Apr 14 (Carriageworks, NSW)

Intermetallic : percussion by Amanda Cole— 5 May 12 (Casula Powerhouse, NSW)

Three pomegranates : for two marimbas eight hands by Carl Vine— 1 Mar 11 (The Independent Theatre, North Sydney)

Onward and upwards : for choirs and ensemble by Christopher Gordon— 23 Jan 10 (City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney)

No more than liquid (nonets: oboe, clarinet, horn, 3 percussion, violin, viola, cello) by Damien Ricketson— 4 Aug 07 (Sydney City Recital Hall)

Prelude, song and dance in black and white : treble choir with chamber ensemble by Gerard Brophy— 1 Dec 06 (Centenary Hall, Newington College, Stanmore, Sydney)

Anactoria : for six percussionists by Liza Lim— 1999 (Sydney)

Umcha piece : percussion quintet by Elena Kats-Chernin— 24 Oct 98 (Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney)

Chorale, demon, beacon, op. 51 : for bass koto and percussion quartet by Andrew Schultz— 12 Aug 95 (Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Sydney)

Quartet for 2 marimbas, xylophone and timpani : opus 28 by Julian Yu— 28 May 95 (Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC, Sydney)

Alchemy : for percussion quartet by Andrew Ford— May 92 (Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney)

Machine, op. 40 : for four percussionists by Andrew Schultz— 10 Sep 89 (L'Atelier Sydney)

From Jabiru dreaming : for percussion quartet by Peter Sculthorpe— 1 Jun 89 (SACEM, Paris)

Defying gravity : for four percussionists by Carl Vine— Mar 87 (Sydney Opera House, Recording Hall)

Plangge : percussion quartet by Michael Whiticker— 1987 (Sydney Conservatorium)

Reflections : for four percussion by Ross Edwards— 7 Jul 85 (Recording Hall, Sydney Opera House)

Analysis & Media

Book: Synergy Percussion : Australian percussion music in context / Peter John Martin.

- Article: New Music Comes Into Its Own

- Video: Gethemane - in rehearsal