Essays Tagged: "port essington"

Peter Sculthorpe's Port Essington-String Techniques & Variation Form

Peter Sculthorpe's Port EssingtonString Techniques & Variation FormOne of the main differences between Peter Sculth ... hniques to create different sounds throughout his music. He uses a mixture of string techniques in 'Port Essington' to represent the harsh Australian climate. He has created different notation to repr ... notes being added, the rhythm is changed (crotchets, minims etc) or the key changed.In the case of 'Port Essington', the theme is an Aboriginal tune called 'Djillie'. The tune was collected by Prof. A ...

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Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers