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Sinfonia da Pacifica : full orchestra

by Peggy Glanville-Hicks (1953)

Also known as: Sinfonia Pacifica

Audio Sample

Performance by Richard Mills, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra from the CD Tasmania symphony

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Alchemy / Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

Library shelf no. CD 1220 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1953

Duration: 13 min.

Contents note: Allegro -- Lento tranquillo -- Allegro giocoso.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Sir Bernard Heinze


Interview [Audio]: Peggy Glanville-Hicks and her Odyssey
Interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian
First broadcast 3/10/1989
After undergoing brain surgery, Glanville-Hicks retired to her home in Sydney where Charles Amirkhanian recorded a rare interview with the composer, in May of 1986. During their conversation, of which extensive segments are included in this program, they touched upon a wide range of topics, including her stint as a New York City music critic, her travels, and her music.

Article: Essay adds an exotic touch
by Johanna Selleck — © News Limited
Source: Source: Herald-Sun, 13 July 1999 pg.54

Article: Women's Orchestra Shows Range
by Joshua Kosman
Source: Source: The San Francisco Chronicle, 4 May 1998

Book: Discovery : teaching kit No. 1, 1993 / presented by Melbourne Symphony [and] Victorian Arts Centre Art-Ed Programme.


Performances of this work

1 Apr 2022: at ASO: Last Night of the Proms (Festival Theatre - Adelaide Festival Centre). Featuring Guy Noble, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

24 Mar 2021: at Perth Symphony Orchestra: Sound & Waves (B Shed, Fremantle). Featuring Perth Symphony Orchestra.

14 Aug 2015: at Ulster Orchestra & BBC Radio 3 (Ulster Hall (Belfast, UK)). Featuring Ulster Orchestra, David Porcelijn.

29 Mar 2015: at Tasmanian Youth Orchestra (Princess Theatre, Launceston). Featuring Greg Stephens, Tasmanian Youth Orchestra.

28 Mar 2015: at Tasmanian Youth Orchestra (Burnie Town Hall Theatre). Featuring Greg Stephens, Tasmanian Youth Orchestra.

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