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Tailitnama song : for chamber ensemble of five players

by Peter Sculthorpe (1974, this version: 1981)

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Performance by Alistair Noble, Rotraud Schneider from the CD Out of the wilderness

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Music for cello / Peter Sculthorpe.

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Library shelf no. CD 845 [Available for loan]

Tailitnama song


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Tailitnama song : for chamber ensemble of five players / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 785.5415/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1974, this version: 1981

Instrumentation: Alto flute, percussion (2 players), violin, cello.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium

First performance: by Seymour Group — 1981. The Seymour Centre, Sydney.

This work is an arrangement of a longer work, 'The Song of Tailitnama', for soprano and large ensemble. The arrangement was made especially for a concert designed to help create public awareness of Aboriginal land rights.


Performances of this work

24 Nov 2017: at Celebrating Australian Music (St George's, Hanover Square (London, UK)).

11 Oct 2015: at Remembering Sculthorpe (Reardon Theatre). Featuring Rachel Johnston, Tamara Anna Cislowska.

7 Aug 2015: at AFCM: Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 5 (Townsville Civic Theatre). Featuring Hartmut Rohde, Tamara Anna Cislowska.

30 Nov 2014: at Ashley Hribar and special guest Rachel Johnston (Wayville House Concerts). Featuring Ashley Hribar, Rachel Johnston.

12 Jul 2011: at Alexandra Soumm & Adam Laloum (St Anne & St Agnes).

12 Jul 11: St Anne & St Agnes, United Kingdom

27 Oct 91: Australian Music Centre. Featuring Kirsty Beilharz, Simon Docking.

1981: The Seymour Centre, Sydney.. Featuring Seymour Group.

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