Australian Composer Peter Sculthorpe Died On This Day in 2014 [ON-THIS-DAY]
Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe died on this day in 2014 - aged 85
Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe died on this day in 2014 - aged 85.
Mr Sculthorpe's signature works include 17 string quartets - and his symphonic poems 'Kakadu' and 'Earth Cry'.
His works are noted for their unusual and percussive timbral effects – said to evoke the sounds and feelings of the Australian bushland and outback.
PETER SCULTHORPE SCULTHORPE | EARTH CRY | VERNON HANDLEY & SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1988