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Peter Sculthorpe : the making of an Australian composer

Author: Graeme Skinner
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : UNSW Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Sculthorpe is Australia's best-known living composer and is widely held to be the most important composer the country has yet produced. This, the first biography of the composer, tells the fascinating story of his rise to prominence. Beautifully written and fastidiously researched, this authorised biography provides an insight into Sculthorpes formative years: his quest for a personal voice, and his arrival  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Skinner, Graeme.
Peter Sculthorpe.
Sydney, N.S.W. : UNSW Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608487288
Named Person: Peter Sculthorpe; Peter Sculthorpe; Peter Sculthorpe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Skinner
ISBN: 9780868409412 0868409413
OCLC Number: 190750985
Notes: Errata page on front lining papers.
Description: 693 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A small place (1929-1938) --
2. Out of step (1939-1945) --
3. To the mainland (1946-1950) --
4. Strings in the earth and air (1951-1955) --
5. Ulterior motifs (1956-1958) --
6. Dreaming spires (1958-1960) --
7. The fifth continent (1961-1963) --
8. A dazzling progress (1963-1964) --
9. Always austere, Australian (1965) --
10. Imaginary landscapes (1966) --
11. Full of tunes (1967-1968) --
12. The love thing (1968-1970) --
13. The stars turn (1971-1972) --
14. Rebirth (1973-1974) --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Graeme Skinner.

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Peter Sculthorpe is Australia's best-known living composer and is widely held to be the most important composer the country has yet produced. This biography of the composer, tells the fascinating  Read more...

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by clayton994 (WorldCat user on 2008-06-23)

1. A small place (1929-1938) -- 2. Out of step (1939-1945) -- 3. To the mainland (1946-1950) -- 4. Strings in the earth and air (1951-1955) -- 5. Ulterior motifs (1956-1958) -- 6. Dreaming spires (1958-1960) -- 7. The fifth continent (1961-1963) -- 8. A dazzling progress (1963-1964) -- 9. Always austere, Australian (1965) -- 10. Imaginary landscapes (1966) -- 11. Full of tunes (1967-1968) -- 12. The love thing (1968-1970) -- 13. The stars turn (1971-1972) -- 14. Rebirth (1973-1974) -- Afterword.

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