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Peter Sculthorpe (1929-     )

Peter Sculthorpe, composerPeter Sculthorpe produces earthy, gripping soundscapes with original timbres that incorporate elements of Australian, Japanese, and Southeast Asian musics and express poetic imagery from primal nature and profound human interaction. He was educated at Launceston Church Grammar School, received his bachelor's degree from the University of Melbourne. His early works (most now withdrawn) were influenced by Varèse and Schoenberg. Performances of the Piano Sonatina (1955), composed of contrasting sonorities, and the vigorously rhythmical Irkanda I (Irkanda in aboriginal speech means "a faraway place"), drew international attention. The String Trio: The Loneliness of Bunjil (1954) exhibits the composer's developing soundscape style employing tone clusters in several registers, brief melodies in compressed ranges, use of quarter-tones, and dynamic chant-like rhythms. At that time, Sculthorpe also scored for Australian radio, television, and film. In 1958, he left for Wadham College, Oxford, to study with Rubbra and Wellesz. While there, he wrote the Sonata for Viola and Percussion (1960) with its innovative timbres and new performance techniques. In 1961, he returned to Australia and produced the lyrical and moving Irkanda IV for violin, strings, and percussion. After 1965, Sculthorpe's music began to incorporate elements of Japanese and Balinese gamelan musics. Sculthorpe became visiting professor at the University of Sussex (1972-73) and serves as a professor in musical composition at the University of Sydney. The musical theater piece Rites of Passage (1972-73) marries the composer's advanced writing with his earlier media and theater experience. The libretto is based on Arnold von Gennep's anthropological study of an individual's social transitions and the music incorporates aboriginal, Ghanaian, and Tibetan chants. In 1980, Sculthorpe won an Australian Film Industry Award for best original film score for director John Honey's Manganinnie, a powerful drama with lyrical images that re-traces the Black Drive of the 1830s that nearly led to the extinction of the Tasmanian Aborigines. In 1985, he received the APRA Award for most-performed Australian serious work, his Piano Concerto: Pacific.
-  "Blue" Gene Tyranny, All Music Guide

COMPOSITIONS                                        Sculthorpe Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre    ~ ~ ~    Sculthorpe on Sculthorpe
Numerous juvenile works (listed  here)
Nocturne, piano, W1(1944/45)
It’s dark down the street, "Sprechtstimme" and piano, W2 (1945)
Falling Leaves, piano, W3 (1945)
Short Piece for Pianoforte No. 1, W4 (1945)
Short Piece for Pianoforte No. 2, W5 (1945)
    - Slow Movement, from Sonata No. 1, piano, W6 (1945)
            - Prelude to a Puppet Show, piano, W6a (1945)
            - Winter Woodland, piano, W6b (1945)
    - Short Piece for Piano, piano, W7 (1945) [revision of W005]
For Hayes’s, Aboriginal Legend, [piano], W8 (1946, more probably 1947; see W31a (1947)]
Evocation, piano, W9 (1946)
Chamber Suite, voice, bassoon and piano, W10 (1946, lost)
Sonatina No. 1, piano, W11 (1946, lost)
New Hampshire, chorus, solo soprano and piano, W12 (1946) [text: T. S. Eliot]
Epigram, piano, W13 (1946)
Gardener Janus Catches a Naiad, voice and piano, W14 (1946) [text: Edith Sitwell]
Siesta, piano, W15 (1946)
Come Sleep, chorus, W16 (1946) [text: John Fletcher]
The Olive, voice and piano, W17 (1946) [text: A. E. Housman]
Elegy for a Clown, voice and piano, W18 (1946) [text: Peter Sculthorpe]
Piece, bassoon and piano, W19 (1946)
Sonatina for Piano and Bassoon, W19a (1946) [rev. as Sonatina, W306 (1946/2001)]
    - Sonatina for Bassoon and  Piano, W306 (1946/2001) [reconstruction of W19a (1946)]
Monsieur Miroir, voice and piano, W20 (1946) [text; Philippe Soupalt]
My heart is like a singing bird, voice and piano, 20a (c.1946-47, lost) [text: Christina Rossetti]
In the Morning, voice and piano, W21 (1947) [text: A. E. Housman]
When Two That Have Loved are Parting, voice and piano, W22 (1947) [text: Heinrich Heine]
To Meadows, 3 female voices, W23 (1947) [text: Robert Herrick]
    - To Meadows, soprano and string orchestra, W28 (1947) [text: Robert Herrick]
    - see String Quartet No. 3, W44 (1949)
    - To Meadows, string quartet, W271a (1996) [arr. of "To Meadows", W23 (1947); also titled "To Meadows from Str Qt No. 3"]
Take, O Take Those Lips Away, voice and piano, W24 (1947) [text: William Shakespeare] [used in W83 (1962)]
Hughley Steeple, voice and piano, W25 (1947) [text: A. E. Housman]
Aspatia’s Song, voice and piano, W26 (1947) [text: Beaumont and Fletcher]
    - Little Song, string quartet, W271 (1996) [arr. of "Aspatia’s Song", W26 (1947); also titled "Little Song from String Quartet No. 1"]
Jack and Joan, voice and piano, W27 (1947) [text: Thomas Campion] [W30: arr. for soprano and strings]
Elegy, string orchestra, W29 (1947)
Two Reveries, voice and piano, W31 (1947) [text: Peter Sculthorpe]
Aboriginal Legend, piano, W31a (1947, lost)
String Quartet No. 1, W31b (1944-48?, lost)
    - Little Song, string quartet, W271 (1996) [arr. of "Aspatia’s Song", W26 (1947); also titled "Little Song from String Quartet No. 1"]
Trio, oboe, viola and cello, W32 (1948)
A Glimpse of Seventeenth Century England, voice and piano, W33 (1948) [texts: Shakespeare]
Aubade, string orchestra, W34 (1948)
O cool is the valley now, voice and piano, W35 (1948) [text: James Joyce]
String Quartet No. 2, W36 (1948, lost) [in one movement]
[Untitled], piano W37 (1948?)
Nocturne, piano, W38 (1948?)
Three Songs, piano W39 (1948, lost) [Mushrooms; Sleep; The Children’s Minuet]
Prelude to Suite for String Orchestra, W40 (1948)
Nocturne, piano, W41 (1949)
    - Nocturne, violin and piano, W42 (1949) [see W41 (1949)]
Two Aboriginal Songs, voice (or unison voices) and orchestra, W43 (1949) [Maranoa Lullaby; Warrego Lament]
String Quartet No. 3, W44 (1949, lost) [Pastorale; Interlude; Fantasy]
    - To Meadows, string quartet, W271a (1996) [arr. of "To Meadows", W23; also titled "To Meadows from String Quartet No. 3"]
    - Pastorale, string quartet, W271b (1996) [rev. version of W47/2 (1950); also titled "Pastorale from String Quartets Nos 3 and 4"]
Overture, theatre orchestra, W45 (1949)
Country Dance, piano, W46 (1950)
String Qt No. 4, "Recollections of holidays spent in a country village in Tasmania", W47(1950)[Prelude; Pastorale; Country Dance]
    - Pastorale, string quartet, W271b (1996) [rev. version of W47/2 (1950); also titled "Pastorale from String Quartets Nos 3 and 4"]
    - see W46 (1950)???
Elegy, string orchestra, W48 (1950)
Suite, piano, W49 (1950) [some material derived from W23, W27, W45]["from 'score' to experimental doc. film on Tasmanian life"]
The White Bird, voice and piano, W50 (1950) [text: Peter Sculthorpe]
"Music I-VII", various ensembles, W51 (1951-54, lost)
Much Ado About Nothing, incidental music, voice and small ensemble, W52 (1951)
Strings in the Earth and Air, voice and piano, W53 (1952) [text: James Joyce]
The Miser, incidental music for play by Molière, W54 (1952, lost)
Ballet, piano, W55 (1953)
Overture, orchestra, W56 (1953, lost)
The Girl Who Couldn’t Quite, incidental music for play by Leo Marks, piano, W57 (1953, lost)
Life With Father, incidental music for play by Lindsay and Grouse, piano, W58 (1954, lost)
Sonatina for Piano (For the journey of Yonecara to the land of his forefathers), W59 (1954)[based on Australian Aboriginal legend]
The Loneliness of Bunjil, violin, viola and cello, W60 (1954) [Based on an Australian Aboriginal legend]
Variations, violin, W60a (1954) [used as second movement of W61]
Sonata for Violin Alone, W61 (1955) [Prelude; Five Aspects of a Slow Theme; Postlude] [see W60a]
Irkanda I, violin, W62 (1955; pub. 1977)
Junius on Horseback, incidental music for play by Walter Sutherland, piano, W63 (1956, lost)
Twelfth Night, incidental music for play by Shakespeare, W64 (1956) [see W83 (1962)]
    - O mistress mine, voice and piano [arr. for band, W177 (1985)] [see W83 (1962)]
Ulterior Motifs, musical farce in 3 acts, 2 pianos, soloists and chorus, W65 (1956) [dialogue: Throssell; lyrics: Godfrey-Smith]
Sons of the Morning, taped incidental music for radio play by Catherine Duncan, W66 (1957)
Don’t Listen Ladies, taped incidental music for radio play by Catherine Duncan, W67 (1957)
Sometimes When I’m Dreaming, voice and piano, W67a (1957, orig. MS, lost) [Lyrics: C. Duncan] [piano ver. W311]
Cross Section, 6 revue songs, [voice and piano], W68 (1957) [lyrics: John McKellar] [see W314 (2002)]
     - Movements from "Cross Section", jazz band, W69 (1958, lost) [from W68 (1957)]
Waltz, piano, W70 (1957/58) [see W117a (1970)] [see W149 (1979)]
Man from Outer Space, animated film score, W71 (1958, lost) [dir: Charles Wolnizer]
Some New Moon, incidental music for play by Catherine Duncan, W72 (1958)
Prophecy (2 songs), unison voices and piano, W73 (1958) [Text: Isaiah 34]
L’Avare, taped incidental music for play by Moliere, W74 (1959, lost)
Irkanda II, string quartet, W75 (1959) [aka String Quartet No. 5] [in one movement]
    - Prologue, string quartet, W271c (1996) [from String Quartet No. 5]
Sonata for Cello Alone, W76 (1959) [in one movement]
Sun (3 songs), voice and piano, W76a (1960; rev. as W369, 2009) [texts: D. H. Lawrence]
Sonata for Viola and Percussion, W77 (1960) [in one movement]
    - Sonata for Cello and Percussion, W308 (2001) [rev. arr. of "Sonata for Viola and Percussion", W77 (1960)]
King Lear, taped incidental music for play by Shakespeare, W78 (1960)
Irkanda III, piano trio, W79 (1961)
    - From Irkanda III, piano trio, W283 (1961/1999)
Irkanda IV, violin, string [orchestra] and percussion, W80 (1961)
    - Irkanda IV, flute, viola, cello and percussion, W80a (1961)
    - arr. as "Outback" in "The Fifth Continent", W85 (1963)
    - Irkanda IV, string [orchestra] and percussion, W90 (1961/1964)
    - Irkanda IV, flute and string trio, W207 (1990) [arrangement of W80]
    - Irkanda IV, string quartet, W209 (1991)
    - Irkanda IV, W219 (1992) [arr. for flute and string quartet]
They Found a Cave, film score, harmonica and chamber ensemble, W81 (1961)
Three Edna Sculthorpe Songs, voice and piano, W82 (1962)
Two Shakespeare Songs, voice and piano, W83 (1962)
    - Take, O take those lips away [arr. from W24 (1947)]
    - O mistress mine [arr. from "Twelfth Night", W64 (1956)] [arr. for band, W177 (1985)]
The Splendour and the Peaks, documentary film score, clarinet, horn, cello, guitar and percussion, W84 (1963)
The Fifth Continent, radiophonic work, speaker, orchestra and recorded sound (didjeridu and wind), W85 (1963)
    - Small Town, small orchestra, W136 (1976)] [from "The Fifth Continent", W85 (1963)]
    - Small Town, string quartet, W156 (1980) [arr. by David Matthews]
    - Small Town, wind band, W345 (2005) [arr. Bill McAllister]
Kings Cross Overture, orchestra, W86 (1963, lost)
Sonata for Piano, W87 (1963) [in two movements]
    - Callabonna, piano, W197 (1989) [rev. version of 1st mvt of W87 Sonata for Piano, 1963]
El Alamein Fountain, documentary film score, W88 (1964)
The Troubled Mind, documentary film score, flute, clarinet, harp, percussion, cello and double bass, W89 (1964)
String Quartet No. 6, W91 (1965)
South by Five, treble voices and instruments, W92 (1965) [text: Roger Covell]
    - Morning Song for the Christ Child, Christmas carol, chorus, W98 (1966) [text: Roger Covell] [arr. from "South by Five", W92]
            - Morning Song, string quartet, W115 (1970) [arr. of W98 (1966) - see W92 (1965)]
            - see "Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet", W149 (1979)
    - Autumn Song, chorus, W102 (1968) [text: Roger Covell] [arr. of mvt from "South by Five", W92 (1965)]
            - Autumn Song, string orchestra, W184 (1986) [arr. of W102]
            - Autumn Song, string quartet, W270 (1996)
    - Sea Chant, unison voices & pf, w/opt high instrmts & perc, W107 (1968) [text: Covell] [orig. theme from W84][arr. from W92]
            - see "Two Easy Pieces", W117a (1970)
            - Sea Chant, unison voices and orchestra, W131 (1975) [text: Roger Covell] [arr. of W107 (1968) - see W92 (1965)]
            - see "Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet", W149 (1979)
            - Sea Chant, 2 guitars, W316 (2002)
Haiku, piano, W93 (1964/65) [reworked for orchestra as part of "Sun Music I", W94] [see W118 (1971)]
Three Haiku, piano, W93a (1964/65, lost) [possibly included W93 (1964/65)]
Sun Music I, orchestra, W94 (1965) [original title: "Sun Music"] [some music derived from W93 (1964/65] [see W108 (1968)]
Night Piece, chorus and prepared piano, W95 (1966) [text: Chris Wallace-Crabbe]
Sun Music for Voices and Percussion, chorus, pf & perc, W96 (1966) [renamed "Canto 1520", after year Moctezuma was killed]
    - originally "Sun Music II" (1966), voices and percussion [see W108 (1968)]
ABC News Theme, piccolo, percussion and string [orchestra], W97 (1966)
String Quartet No. 7, W99 (1966) [in 1 mvt] [original title: "Teotihuacan": retitled "Red Landscape", after painting by Drysdale]
    - Sun Music III, string orchestra, W99a (1966) [arr. of String Quartet No. 7, W99 (1966)]
Sun Music III, orchestra, W100 (1967) [original title: "Anniversary Music"] [see W108 (1968)]
Sun Music IV, orchestra, W101 (1967) [see W108 (1968)]
Tabuh Tabuhan, wind quintet and percussion, W103 (1968)
Music for Mittagong, or Fun Music, wind, string [orchestra], percussion and massed voices, W104 (1968)
From Tabuh Tabuhan, string [orchestra] and percussion, W105 (1968)
Age of Consent, film score, chamber ensemble, W106 (1968) [dir: Michael Powell] [see W141 (1977)]
Sun Music, ballet, orchestra and voices, W108 (1968) [using music from W94, W96, W100, W110, W101]
Music for Vietnam, string quartet, W109 (1968, lost)
Sun Music II, orchestra, W110 (1969) [original title "Ketjak"] [based on W108/4 (1968)]
String Quartet No. 8, W111 (1969) [original title: "String Quartet Music"]
Love 200,  voice, rock band and orchestra, W112 (1970) [text: Tony Morphett]
    - Boat Rise, high voice and piano, W157 (1980) [text: Tony Morphett; arr. from W112/2] [arr. Michael Hannan]
    - It’ll Rise Again, voice, perc. and string [orch], W331 (2003) [text: Tony Morphett] [arr. of W112/2][arr. John Peterson]
    - The Stars Turn, high voice and piano, W122 (1972) [text: Tony Morphett]
    - The Stars Turn, high voice, string [orchestra] and percussion, W123 (1972)
    - The Stars Turn, string orchestra, W137 (1976)
    - The Stars Turn, chorus, W148 (1979) [arr. David Matthews] [text: Tony Morphett] [arr. for Sculthorpe's 50th birthday]
    - The Stars Turn, soprano and piano, W228 (1993) [text:Tony Morphett] [arr. of W112/4]
    - The Stars Turn, soprano, cello and piano, W229 (1993) [text:Tony Morphett] [arr. of W112/4]
    - The Stars Turn, counter-tenor and piano, W237 (1994) [text: Tony Morphett] [arr. of W112/4]
    - The Stars Turn, soprano, clarinet and piano, W254 (1995) [text: Tony Morphett] [arr. of W112/4]
    - Love [arr. as "Overture for a Happy Occasion", orchestra, W117 (1970)]
Music for Japan, orchestra, W113 (1970)
    - Music for Japan, orchestra with didjeridu, W260 (1970/1996) [version with added didjeridu of "Music for Japan", W113 (1970)]
Dream, any instruments and any performers, W114 (1970)
Rain, orchestra, W116 (1970)
Two Easy Pieces, piano, W117a (1970) [Sea Chant; Left Bank Waltz] [see W92/107 and W70]
    - Two Easy Pieces, flute and piano, W273 (1997) [Sea Chant; Left Bank Waltz]
Night Pieces, piano, W118 (1971) [nos 1-3 originally entitled "Snow, Moon and Flowers"]
Landscape I, amplified piano with tape delay and pre-recorded tape loop, W119 (1971) [original title: "Landscape"]
Love 201, dance score, jazz-rock band and tape, W120 (1971, lost)
How the Stars Were Made, percussion quartet (orig. ver: perc sextet), W121 (1971) [based on an Australian Aboriginal legend]
Ketjak, 6 male voices with tape delay, W124 (1972, unpublished)
Rites of Passage, music theatre work, dancers, dbl chorus & orch, W125 (1972-73) [text: Aboriginal, from Southern Aranda Poems]
Crimson Flower, gender wayang ensemble, W126 (1973)
Koto Music I, amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop, W127 (1973) [arr. for harp, W151 (1979)]
    - Koto Music, harp, W151 (1979) [arr. of W127 (1973) and W133 (1976)]
Essington, TV film score, amp piano w/tape delay & rhythm sticks, W128 (1974) [in collab. w/Hannan & Matthews] [see W143]
The Song of Tailitnama, high voice, 6 cellos and percussion, W129 (1974) [text: Aboriginal]
    - The Song of Tailitnama, medium voice and piano, W171 (1984) [Based on W129] [text: Aboriginal]
    - The Song of Tailitnama, counter-tenor and piano, W238a (1994) [text: Aboriginal]
    - The Song of Tailitnama, soprano and piano, W238b (1994) [text: Aboriginal]
    - ?related to Tailitnama Song, W163 (1981)?
Alpine, music for a TV commercial, string quartet, W130 (1974)
String Quartet No. 9, W132 (1975) [in one movement]
    - Second Sonata for Strings, string orchestra, W191 (1988) [arr. from String Quartet No. 9, W132 (1975)]
Koto Music II, amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop, W133 (1976) [arr. for harp, W151 (1979)]
    - Koto Music, harp, W151 (1979) [arr. of W127 (1973) and W133 (1976)]
Sun Song, recorder quartet, W134 (1976) [see "String Quartet No. 10", W168 (1983)]
Lament for Strings, string orchestra, W135 (1976)
Alone, violin, W138 (1976)
The Body is a Concert of Sensation, speakers &  singer w/music improv, W139 (1976) [text: Japanese poetry; trans. G. Wilson]
Colonial Dances, 2 pianos, W140 (1977)
Little Serenade, string quartet, W141 (1977) [arr. from theme song of W106 (1968)] [see W149 (1979)]
    - Little Serenade, string orchestra, W243 (1994) [arranged from theme song of W106 and W141]
Love Thoughts of a Lady, soprano, speaker and string quartet, W142 (1977) [text: Japanese poetry; trans. Graeme Wilson]
    - Love Thoughts, music theatre work, soprano, female speaker, koto & str qt, W281 (1977/1998) [text in Japanese and English]
Port Essington, string trio and string orchestra, W143 (1977) [using material derived from "Essington", W128]
Dua Chant, 3 recorders, W144 (1978)
Landscape II, string trio and amplified piano, W145 (1978)
Eliza Fraser Sings, music theatre work, soprano, flute and piano, W146 (1978) [text: Barbara Blackman]
Exploration North, TV documentary series score, string quartet, W147 (1978)
Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet, W149 (1979) [arr. from W92/W98/W115; W92/W107/W131; W141; W70]
Mangrove, orchestra, W152 (1979)
Requiem, cello alone, W153 (1979) [Introit; Kyrie; Qui Mariam; Lacrimosa; Libera me; Lux aeterna]
Cantares, guitars and string quartet, W154 (1979)
Manganinnie, film score, solo cello, string quartet and piano, W155 (1980)
The Visions of Captain Quiros (Guitar Concerto), guitar and orchestra, W158 (1980) [withdrawn???]
    - Nocturne, guitar, W159 (1980) [from "The Visions of Captain Quiros", W158 (1980)]
Overture, organ, W160 (1980)
Nocturnal, piano, W161 (1981)
Mountains, piano, W162 (1981)
Tailitnama Song, chamber ensemble, W163 (1981)
    - Tailitnama Song, cello and piano, W194 (1989)
    - Tailitnama Song, violin and piano, W212 (1991) [arrangement of W163]
    - Tailitnama Song, cello, W272 (1997)
    - Tailitnama Song, viola and piano, W298 (2000)
    - Tailitnama Song, viola, W302 (2000)
    - ?related to The Song of Tailitnama, W129 (1974)?
Quiros, TV opera, soloists, chorus and orchestra, W164 (1982) [text: Brian Bell]
    - East of India, high voice and piano, W165 (1982) [from Quiros] [text: Brian Bell]
    - Captain Quiros, brass, percussion and string [orch], w/ampl. cello, W356 (2006) [orch suite based on "Quiros", W164 (1982)]
Three Pieces for Prepared Piano, W166 (1982)
Piano Concerto, W167 (1983)
    - Nocturnal, piano, W198 (1989) [rev. version of Notturno (Cadenza) from "Piano Concerto", W167]
String Quartet No. 10, W168 (1983) [Sun Song (from W134); Chorale; Interlude (from W134); Chorale; Sun Song (from W134)]
    - First Sonata for Strings, string orchestra, W170 (1983) [orig. "Sonata for Strings"] [arr. of String Quartet No. 10, W168]
    - Sun Song, orchestra, W172 (1984) [based on "Sung Song", W134, "Str Qt 10", W168 and "First Sonata for Strings", W170]
Little Suite for Strings, string orchestra, W169 (1983) [arr. for wind band, W346 (2005); arr. David Polain]
    - Sea Chant (arr. from W107)
    - Left Bank Waltz (arr. from W70)
    - Little Serenade (arr. from W141)
Burke and Wills, film score, orchestra, W173 (1985)
    - The Burke and Wills Waltzes, flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello, W174 (1985) [arr. David Matthews]
    - Burke and Wills Suite, symphonic band, W175 (1985)
            - Burke and Wills Suite, brass band, W180 (1985/86)
            - Burke and Wills Suite, orchestra, W317 (2002) [arr. for Darwin Symphony Orchestra]
    - The Croquet Waltz, big band, W176 (1985) [from Burke and Wills] [co-composed with David Matthews]
The Dream, string orchestra, W178 (1985) [arr. of the aria “I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls” from Balfe’s The Bohemian Girl, 1843]
Saibai, unison voices and organ, W179 (1986) [Hymn tune on Saibai Island dance song; text of trad. Torres Strait Island hymn]
            - ?related to: Saibai, string quartet, W248 (1994)
            - ?related to: Saibai, unison voices and drums, W292 (2000)
Earth Cry, orchestra, W181 (1986)
    - String Quartet No. 12 (From Ubirr), w/ opt. didjeridu, W238 (1994) [arr. from orchestral work "Earth Cry", W181 (1986)]
            - From Ubirr, strings and opt. didjeridu, W325 (2003) [arr. of W238 made esp. for William Barton & Queensland Orch]
    - Earth Cry (abridged version), orchestra, W289 (1999)
Djilile, cello and piano, W182 (1986) [based on an adaptation, w/additional material, of the Aboriginal melody Djilile
    (“Whistling-duck on a billabong”), used previously in "Essington", W128, and "Port Essington", W143]
    - Djilile, piano, W183 (1986)
    - Djilile, percussion ensemble, W203 (1990)
    - Djilile, consort music for 5 viols, W250 (1995)
    - Djilile, chamber orchestra, W262 (1996)
    - Djilile, string quartet, W290 (2000)
    - Djilile, string orchestra, W307 (2001)
    - Djilile, guitar, W333 (2003) [arr. Steve Wingfield]
    - Djilile, 2 guitars, W366 (2008) [arr. Janet Agostino]
Songs of Sea and Sky, clarinet and piano, W185 (1987)
    - Songs of Sea and Sky, flute and piano, W186 (1987) [arr. of W185]
    - Songs of Sea and Sky, string [orchestra] and optional didjeridu, W329 (2003)
    - Songs of Sea and Sky, soprano saxophone and piano, W330 (2003)
    - Songs of Sea and Sky, violin, string [orchestra], and opt. didjeridu, W344 (2005)
Ballad, [soprano and soprano???], W187 (1987) [arr. of original by William Vincent Wallace] *****
Child of Australia, speaker, soprano, chorus and orchestra, W188 (1987) [text: Thomas Keneally]
    - Anthem from "Child of Australia", chorus and piano, W189 (1987) [text: Thomas Keneally]
    - Child of Australia, symphonic band, W202 (1990)
    - An Australian Anthem, brass septet, W253 (1995) [arr. from "Child of Australia", W188]
    - An Australian Anthem, brass quintet, W349 (2005)
    - An Australian Anthem, brass octet, W359 (2007) [arr. by James Ledger]
At the Grave of Isaac Nathan, orchestra, W190 (1988)
Kakadu, orchestra, W192 (1988) [see W231/W244]
The Birthday of Thy King, chorus, W193 (1988) [text: H. Vaughan] [Christmas carol; also titled "Awake Glad Heart"]
    - Awake, Glad Heart, 2 trumpets and string [orchestra], W223 (1992) [arr. of W193]
It’s You (arr. of George Gershwin songs), chorus, W195 (1989)
Jabiru Dreaming, percussion quartet, W196 (1989) [original title: "Sun Song"] [inspired by Kakadu Nat'l Park, Northern Australia]
    [see W220 (1992)]
    ?related at all to: String Quartet No. 11 (Jabiru Dreaming), W204 (1990) [Desiso; Liberamente - Estatico]
The Rose Bay Quadrilles, piano, W199 (1989) [arr. from originals by William Stanley, 1856]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger: 1935), strings and percussion, W200a (1989)
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger: 1935), string quartet, W200b (1989)
Faeroe Island Song (by Percy Grainger: 1946), strings and percussion, W200c (1989)
Nourlangie, concerto for guitar, string orchestra and percussion, W201 (1989)
    - Nourlangie, guitar and chamber ensemble, W259 (1995) [arr. Barton Staggs]
String Quartet No. 11 (Jabiru Dreaming), W204 (1990) [Desiso; Liberamente - Estatico] [?related to W196?] [see W220]
    - Third Sonata for Strings (Jabiru Dreaming), string orchestra, W236 (1994) [arr. from String Quartet No. 11, W204 (1990)]
Haughty Sortie, unison voices and piano, W205 (1990)
Little Nourlangie, organ and orchestra, W206 (1990) [the name of a little rock up in Kakadu National Park]
Nangaloar, orchestra, W208 (1991)
A Sun Song for Eric, alto recorder, violin and cello, W210 (1991)
Lament, solo cello and strings, W211 (1991) [?related to W135?]
    - Lament, string sextet, W232 (1993) [?arr. from W211 (1991)???]
Second Impromptu (by Miska Hauser, Sydney, 1857), piano, W213 (1991) [ed. Simon Docking and Peter Sculthorpe]
Kooee (by Isaac Nathan, Sydney, 1849), string quartet, W214 (1991)
National Country Dances (by Frederick Ellard, Sydney, 1854), piano, W215 (1991)
From Uluru, orchestra, W216 (1991)
Threnody, cello, W217 (1991-92)
Hill-Song No. 1, string quartet, W218 (1992)
Jabiru Dreaming, percussion quartet, W220 (1992) [arr. of 1st mvt Str Qt 11, W204, followed by "Sun Song", W196]
Dream Tracks, violin, clarinet and piano, W221 (1992)
Tropic, clarinet, violin, 2 guitars, double bass and percussion, W222 (1992) [?related to W76a/2?]
    - Tropic, orchestra, W365 (2008)
Simori, cello, W224 (1992)
    - Simori, flute and guitar, W256 (1995)
    - Simori, piano, W257 (1995)
From Nourlangie, piano, violin, viola and cello, W225 (1993)
    - From Nourlangie, clarinet, violin and piano, W240 (1994)
    - From Nourlangie, soprano (vocalise), viola, cello and piano, W241 (1994)
    - From Nourlangie, string quartet, W247 (1994)
From Saibai, violin and piano, W226 (1993)
    - From Saibai, cello and piano, W235 (1993)
Night Song, clarinet, violin and piano, W227 (1993)
    - Night Song, violin, cello and piano, W251 (1995)
    - Night Song, string orchestra, W263 (1996)
    - Night Song, horn, cello and piano, W338 (2004)
Memento Mori, orchestra, W230 (1993)
From Kakadu, guitar, W231 (1993) [partly based on main theme from "Kakadu", W192 (1988)]
    - From Kakadu, harp, W244 (1994)
Hill-Song No 2, string quartet, W233 (1993)
Into the Dreaming, cello, W234 (1993) [original title, "Cello Dreaming", then "For Cello Alone"]
    - Into the Dreaming, guitar, W244 (1994)
    - Into the Dreaming, harp, W246 (1994)
Martin, You’re Fifty!, flute, cello, piano and percussion, W239 (1994) [for Martin Wesley-Smith]
Chorale, 8 cellos, W242 (1994)
Darwin Marching, trumpet and orchestra, W249 (1995)
Turtle and Temple Gong, organ, W252 (1995)
Anne, piano, W255 (1995)
Parting, cello and piano, W258 (1995) [arr. of W22 (1947)]
    - Parting, voice and and piano, W258a (1995) [text: Heinrich Heine] [original title "Afterward, With Us"; arr. of W22 (1947)]
    - Parting, viola and piano, W297 (2000) [arr. of W22 (1947) and W258 (1995)]
    - Parting, flute and piano, W318 (2002)
Psalm 150, treble voices and optional voices and/or instruments, W261 (1996) [text: Latin]
Little Requiem, koto and string orchestra, W264 (1996)
Port Arthur: In Memoriam, oboe (or trumpet) and string [orchestra], W265 (1996)
    - Port Arthur: In Memoriam, wind band, W343 (2004) [arr. Joe Cook]
Advance Australia Fair, string orchestra, W266 (1996)
    - Advance Australia Fair, violin and viola, W320 (2002)
    - Advance Australia Fair, violin and cello, W320a (2002)
    - Advance Australia Fair, orchestra, W326 (2003)
String Quartet No. 13 (Island Dreaming), mezzo-soprano and string quartet, W267 (1996) [text: Torres Strait Island]
Maranoa Lullaby, mezzo-soprano and string quartet, W268 (1996) [text: Aboriginal] [?related to W43 (1949)?; or W361 (2007)???]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger), string quartet, W269 (arr. 1996)
Love Song, guitar and string orchestra, W274 (1997)
    - Love Song, guitar and string quartet, W285 (1999)
A Little Book of Hours, piano, W275 (1998)
String Quartet No. 14 (Quamby), W276 (1998) [Prelude; In the valley; On High Hills (later "From High Hills"); At Quamby Bluff]
    - Quamby, chamber orchestra, W296a (2000) [arr. of Str Qt 14, W276]
            - From High Hills, orchestra, W319 (2002) [arr. from W296a/3 (On High Hills)]
    - Quamby, orchestra, w/opt. didjeridu, W332 (2003) [arr. of W296a (from W276)]
Cello Dreaming, solo cello, string orchestra and percussion, W277 (1998) ?related to "Into the Dreaming", cello, W234 (1993)??
Great Sandy Island, orchestra, W278 (1998) [The Sea Coast; The Boro-ground; The Rain-forest; The Garrison; Dune Dreaming]
For Justine, cello, W279 (1998)
Gershwin Arrangements, string quartet, W280 (1998)
Rockpool Dreaming, soprano saxophone and string [orchestra], W282 (1999)
String Quartet No. 15, W284 (1999) [A Song for Dancing; An Exorcism;  A Song of Mourning; A Love Song;  A Song for Feasting]
My Country Childhood, string orch, W286 (1999) [Song of the Hills; A Church Gathering; A Village Funeral; Song of the River]
Gondwana Land, string orchestra, W287 (1999)
A Little Love Song, string quartet, W288 (1999) ?related to "Love Song", W274 (1997)??
Harbour Dreaming, piano, W291 (2000) [original title "Between Five Bells"]
Song for a Penny, piano (shorter version), W293 (2000)
    - Song for a Penny, piano (longer version), W294 (2000)
The Beach, TV documentary film score, W295 (2000) [using already-existing works]
New Norcia, brass and percussion, W296 (2000)
Three Shakespeare Songs, voice and piano, W299 (2000) [arrangement of earlier originals (1948/1956)]
Reef Singing, clarinet and piano, W300 (2000)
From the River, violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano, W301 (2000)
Viola Song, piano and string quartet, W303 (2001)
Music for Federation, orchestra, W304 (2001)
Landscapes, voice and optional bass instruments, W305 (2001) [text: Judith Wright]
Soliloquy and Cadenza, cello, W309 (2001)
Looking Back, violin, viola, cello and double bass, W310 (2001)
Sometimes When I’m Dreaming, piano, W311 (2002) [based on song W67a (1957)]
Out the Back (by Tim Freedman; arr. Sculthorpe), voice and string quintet, W312 (2002) [text: Tim Freedman]
    - Out the Back (by Tim Freedman, arr. Sculthorpe), voice, strings and percussion, W321 (2003) [text: Tim Freedman]
Sydney Singing, oboe (or violin, or clarinet) and piano, W313 (2002) [arr. as W323 (2003)]
    - Sydney Singing, clarinet and chamber orchestra [strings, percussion and harp], W323 (2003) [arr. from W313 (2002)]
Darwin Calypso, 2 guitars and string [orchestra], W314 (2002) [includes arr. of calypso from W68/2 (Manic Espresso)]
    - Darwin Calypso, 2 guitars, W315 (2002)
    - Darwin Calypso, flute, clarinet, string quartet and piano, W357 (2006)
Ease of the Midnight Visit (by Tim Freedman, arr. Sculthorpe), voice, strings and percussion, W322 (2003) [text: Tim Freedman]
Lullaby, chorus, W324 (2003) [text: Aboriginal] ?related to "W43/W268/W361??
Beethoven Variations, orchestra, W327 (2003)
    - Beethoven Variations, orchestra, w/opt. didjeridu, W353 (2003/2006)
From Oceania, orchestra, W328 (2003)
Requiem, chorus, didjeridu and orchestra, W334 (2004) [text in Latin and Aboriginal]
    - Requiem, chorus and piano, W335 (2004) [arr. from W334]
    - Requiem, children’s voices and piano, W342 (2004) [arr. from W334]
Little Passacaglia, piano, W336 (2004)
Lorin’s Piece, voice and didjeridu, W337 (2004)
At Bondi Beach, oboe and piano, W339 (2004)
Koori Dreaming, descant recorder and guitar, W340 (2004)
Music for Bali, string [orchestra] and percussion, W341 (2004)
Serenade, violin, W347 (2005) [lovingly written as a wedding gift for Jenifer Wakelyn and David Matthews]
A Song for Fé, viola and piano, W348 (2005) [written for Don Ross]
String Quartet No. 16, W350 (2005) [Loneliness; Anger; Yearning; Trauma; Freedom]
A Song for Richard, violin and piano, W351 (2005)
Baltimore Songlines, clarinet, violin and piano, W352 (2006)
Elegy, viola and string [orchestra], W354 (2006) ?related to W29??
To Love, chorus, W355 (2006)
A Songline for Henri, bass clarinet and piano, W358 (2007)
Thoughts from Home, harmonica and string quartet, W360 (2007)
String Quartet No. 17, W362 (2007) [Prelude and Cadenza; A Song of Assurance; A Song of Deliverance; A Love Song; Postlude]
A Song of Love, string [orchestra], W363 (2008)
Fourth Sonata for Strings, string orchestra, W364 (2008) - based on which??? string quartet??
Chorales, clarinet quartet, W357 (2008)
Song of the Yarra, soprano, violin obligato, chorus and chamber ensemble, W368 (2008)
Island Dreaming, string [orchestra], W370 (2009) [in memory of Richard Hickox] [?arr. of Str Qt No. 13, W267 (1996)???]
Patrick White Fragments, soprano, speaker and piano, W371 (2009)
Chaconne, violin and string [orchestra], W372 (2009)
A Little Song of Love, clarinet and string quartet, W372 (2009) ?related to "A Song of Love", W363 (2008)???
[around 244 non-derivitive works]


WORKS BY GENRE                                    Sculthorpe Links    ~ ~ ~    Sculthorpe on Sculthorpe    ~ top of page ~
Dramatic/Theater
Ulterior Motifs, musical farce in 3 acts, 2 pianos, soloists and chorus, W65 (1956) [dialogue: Throssell; lyrics: Godfrey-Smith]
The Fifth Continent, radiophonic work, speaker, orchestra and recorded sound (didjeridu and wind), W85 (1963)
    - Prologue
    - Outback [arr. of W80 (1961)]
    - Small Town [also arr. as W136, W156, W345]
    - Pacific
    - Epilogue
Sun Music, ballet, orchestra and voices, W108 (1968)
    - Soil [W94/Sun Music I]
    - Mirage [W96/ Sun Music (II), voices and percussion]
    - Growth [W100/Sun Music III]
    - [earlier version of W110/Sun Music II]
    - Destruction [W101/Sun Music IV]
Dream, any instruments and any performers, W114 (1970)
Love 201, dance score, jazz-rock band and tape, W120 (1971, lost)
Rites of Passage, music theatre work, dancers, dbl chorus & orch, W125 (1972-73) [text: Aboriginal, from Southern Aranda Poems]
The Body is a Concert of Sensation, speakers &  singer w/music improv, W139 (1976) [text: Japanese poetry; trans. G. Wilson]
Love Thoughts, music theatre work, soprano, female spkr, koto & str qt, W281 (1977/98) [text in Japanese & English][see W142]
Eliza Fraser Sings, music theatre work, soprano, flute and piano, W146 (1978) [text: Barbara Blackman]
Quiros, TV opera, soloists, chorus and orchestra, W164 (1982) [text: Brian Bell]

Orchestra
Elegy, string orchestra, W29 (1947)
Aubade, string orchestra, W34 (1948)
Prelude to Suite for String Orchestra, W40 (1948)
Overture, theatre orchestra, W45 (1949)
Elegy, string orchestra, W48 (1950)
Overture, orchestra, W56 (1953, lost)
Irkanda IV, string [orchestra] and percussion, W90 (1961/1964) [arr. from W80 (1961)]
Small Town, small orchestra, W136 (1976)] [from "The Fifth Continent", W85 (1963)] [also other arrangements]
Kings Cross Overture, orchestra, W86 (1963, lost)
Autumn Song, string orchestra, W184 (1986) [arr. of W102; arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Sun Music I, orchestra, W94 (1965) [original title: "Sun Music"] [some music derived from W93 (1964/65] [see W108 (1968)]
Sun Music III, string orchestra, W99a (1966) [arr. of String Quartet No. 7, W99 (1966)]
Sun Music III, orchestra, W100 (1967) [original title: "Anniversary Music"] [see W108 (1968)]
Sun Music IV, orchestra, W101 (1967) [see W108 (1968)]
From Tabuh Tabuhan, string [orchestra] and percussion, W105 (1968)
Sun Music II, orchestra, W110 (1969) [original title "Ketjak"] [based on W108/4 (1968)]
The Stars Turn, string orchestra, W137 (1976) [?from mvt in "Love 200", W112 (1970)???]
Overture for a Happy Occasion, orchestra, W117 (1970) [arr. from "Love", fromW112/6]
Music for Japan, orchestra, W113 (1970); or orchestra with didjeridu, W260 (1970/1996)
Rain, orchestra, W116 (1970)
Second Sonata for Strings, string orchestra, W191 (1988) [arr. from String Quartet No. 9, W132 (1975)]
Lament for Strings, string orchestra, W135 (1976)
Little Serenade, string orchestra, W243 (1994) [arranged from theme song of W106, and W141]
Mangrove, orchestra, W152 (1979)
Captain Quiros, brass, percussion and string [orch], w/ampl. cello, W356 (2006) [orch suite based on "Quiros", W164 (1982)]
First Sonata for Strings, string orchestra, W170 (1983) [orig. "Sonata for Strings"] [arr. of String Quartet No. 10, W168]
Sun Song, orchestra, W172 (1984) [based on "Sung Song", W134, "Str Qt 10", W168 and "First Sonata for Strings", W170]
Little Suite for Strings, string orchestra, W169 (1983) [arr. for wind band, W346 (2005); arr. David Polain]
    - Sea Chant (arr. from W107)
    - Left Bank Waltz (arr. from W70)
    - Little Serenade (arr. from W141)
Burke and Wills Suite, orchestra, W317 (2002) [arr. for Darwin Symphony Orchestra] [from film score W173]
The Dream, string orchestra, W178 (1985) [arr. of the aria “I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls” from Balfe’s The Bohemian Girl, 1843]
Earth Cry, orchestra, W181 (1986) [arr. as "Str Qt No. 12 (From Ubirr), W238]
    - From Ubirr, strings and opt. didjeridu, W325 (2003) [arr. of W238 made esp. for William Barton & Queensland Orch]
    - Earth Cry (abridged version), orchestra, W289 (1999)
Djilile, chamber orchestra, W262 (1996), or string orchestra, W307 (2001) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
Songs of Sea and Sky, string [orchestra] and optional didjeridu, W329 (2003) [arr. of W185]
At the Grave of Isaac Nathan, orchestra, W190 (1988)
Kakadu, orchestra, W192 (1988) [see W231/W244]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger: 1935), strings and percussion, W200a (1989)
Faeroe Island Song (by Percy Grainger: 1946), strings and percussion, W200c (1989)
Third Sonata for Strings (Jabiru Dreaming), string orchestra, W236 (1994) [arr. from String Quartet No. 11, W204 (1990)]
Nangaloar, orchestra, W208 (1991)
From Uluru, orchestra, W216 (1991)
Tropic, orchestra, W365 (2008) [?arr. from W222 (1992)???]
Night Song, string orchestra, W263 (1996) [arr. from W227 (1993)]
Memento Mori, orchestra, W230 (1993)
Advance Australia Fair, string orchestra, W266 (1996); or orchestra, W326 (2003)
Quamby, chamber orchestra, W296a (2000); or orchestra, w/opt. didjeridu, W332 (2003) [arr. of Str Qt 14, W276]
    - From High Hills, orchestra, W319 (2002) [arr. from W296a/3 (On High Hills); W276 (1998)]
Great Sandy Island, orchestra, W278 (1998) [The Sea Coast; The Boro-ground; The Rain-forest; The Garrison; Dune Dreaming]
My Country Childhood, string orch, W286 (1999) [Song of the Hills; A Church Gathering; A Village Funeral; Song of the River]
Gondwana Land, string orchestra, W287 (1999)
New Norcia, brass and percussion, W296 (2000)
Music for Federation, orchestra, W304 (2001)
Beethoven Variations, orchestra, W327 (2003); or orchestra, w/opt. didjeridu, W353 (2003/2006)
From Oceania, orchestra, W328 (2003)
Music for Bali, string [orchestra] and percussion, W341 (2004)
A Song of Love, string [orchestra], W363 (2008)
Fourth Sonata for Strings, string orchestra, W364 (2008) - based on which??? string quartet??
Island Dreaming, string [orchestra], W370 (2009) [in memory of Richard Hickox] [?arr. of Str Qt No. 13, W267 (1996)???]

Band
Movements from "Cross Section", jazz band, W69 (1958, lost) [from W68 (1957)]
O mistress mine [arr. from "Twelfth Night", W64 (1956)] [arr. for band, W177 (1985)]
Small Town, wind band, W345 (2005) [arr. Bill McAllister] [from "The Fifth Continent", W85 (1963)] [also other arrangements]
Little Suite for Strings, string orchestra, W169 (1983) [arr. for wind band, W346 (2005); arr. David Polain]
Burke and Wills Suite, symphonic band, W175 (1985) [from film score W173]
Burke and Wills Suite, brass band, W180 (1985/86) [from film score W173]
The Croquet Waltz, big band, W176 (1985) [from "Burke and Wills" film score W173]] [co-composed with David Matthews]
Child of Australia, symphonic band, W202 (1990) [from W188]
Port Arthur: In Memoriam, wind band, W343 (2004) [arr. Joe Cook] [arr. from W265 (1996)

Soloist(s) w/Orchestra
Irkanda IV, violin, string [orchestra] and percussion, W80 (1961) [also arr. as W80a, W85, W90, W207, W209, W219]
Port Essington, string trio and string orchestra, W143 (1977) [using material derived from "Essington", W128]
    - Prologue: The Bush
    - Theme & Variations: The Settlement
    - Phantasy: Unrest
    - Nocturnal: Estrangement
    - Arietta: Farewell
    - Epilogue: The Bush
The Visions of Captain Quiros (Guitar Concerto), guitar and orchestra, W158 (1980) [withdrawn???]
Piano Concerto, W167 (1983)
Songs of Sea and Sky, violin, string [orchestra], and opt. didjeridu, W344 (2005) [arr. of W185]
Awake, Glad Heart, 2 trumpets and string [orchestra], W223 (1992) [arr. of W193]
Nourlangie, concerto for guitar, string orchestra and percussion, W201 (1989) [arr. w/chmbr ensemble W259]
Little Nourlangie, organ and orchestra, W206 (1990) [the name of a little rock up in Kakadu National Park]
Lament, solo cello and string [orchestra], W211 (1991) [?related to W135?]
Darwin Marching, trumpet and orchestra, W249 (1995)
Little Requiem, koto and string orchestra, W264 (1996)
Port Arthur: In Memoriam, oboe (or trumpet) and string [orchestra], W265 (1996)
Love Song, guitar and string orchestra, W274 (1997) [arr. w/str qt, W285 (1999)
Cello Dreaming, solo cello, string orchestra and percussion, W277 (1998) ?related to "Into the Dreaming", cello, W234 (1993)??
Rockpool Dreaming, soprano saxophone and string [orchestra], W282 (1999)
Sydney Singing, clarinet and chamber orchestra [strings, percussion and harp], W323 (2003) [arr. from W313 (2002)]
Darwin Calypso, 2 guitars and string [orchestra], W314 (2002) [includes arr. of calypso from W68/2 (Manic Espresso)]
Elegy, viola and string [orchestra], W354 (2006) ?related to W29??
Chaconne, violin and string [orchestra], W372 (2009)

Chorus w/Orchestra
Sea Chant, unison voices and orchestra, W131 (1975) [text: Roger Covell] [arr. of W107 (1968); arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Music for Mittagong, or Fun Music, wind, string [orchestra], percussion and massed voices, W104 (1968)
Child of Australia, speaker, soprano, chorus & orch, W188 (1987) [text: Thomas Keneally] [see W189, 202, 253, 349, 359]
Requiem, chorus, didjeridu and orchestra, W334 (2004) [text in Latin and Aboriginal]
    - Introit
    - Kyrie
    - Gradual
    - Sequence
    - Canticle
    - Sanctus
    - Agnus Dei
    - Communion

Choral
New Hampshire, chorus, solo soprano and piano, W12 (1946) [text: T. S. Eliot]
Come Sleep, chorus, W16 (1946) [text: John Fletcher]
To Meadows, 3 female voices, W23 (1947) [text: Robert Herrick]
Two Aboriginal Songs, voice (or unison voices) and orchestra, W43 (1949)
    - Maranoa Lullaby
    - Warrego Lament
Prophecy, unison voices and piano, W73 (1958) [Text: Isaiah 34]
    - The Laying Waste
    - The Blossoming
South by Five, treble voices and instruments, W92 (1965) [text: Roger Covell]
    [excerpts also arr. as W98, W102, W107, W115, W117a, W131, W149, W184, W270, W316]
Morning Song for the Christ Child, Christmas carol, chorus, W98 (1966) [text: Roger Covell] [arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Autumn Song, chorus, W102 (1968) [text: Roger Covell] [arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Sea Chant, unison voices & pf, w/opt high instrmts & perc, W107 (1968) [text: Covell] [orig. theme from W84][arr. from W92]
Night Piece, chorus and prepared piano, W95 (1966) [text: Chris Wallace-Crabbe]
Sun Music for Voices and Percussion, chorus, pf & perc, W96 (1966) [renamed "Canto 1520", after year Moctezuma was killed]
    - originally "Sun Music II" (1966), voices and percussion [see W108 (1968)]
The Stars Turn, chorus, W148 (1979) [arr. D. Matthews] [text: Tony Morphett] [arr. for Sculthorpe's 50th birthday] [?from W112/4?]
Ketjak, 6 male voices with tape delay, W124 (1972, unpublished)
Saibai, unison voices and organ, W179 (1986) [Hymn tune on Saibai Island dance song; text of trad. Torres Strait Island hymn]
Saibai, unison voices and drums, W292 (2000) [?related to "Saibai", unison voices and organ, W179 (1986)???]
Anthem from "Child of Australia", chorus and piano, W189 (1987) [text: Thomas Keneally] [from W188]
The Birthday of Thy King, chorus, W193 (1988) [text: H. Vaughan] [Christmas carol; also titled "Awake Glad Heart"]
It’s You (arr. of George Gershwin songs), chorus, W195 (1989)
Haughty Sortie, unison voices and piano, W205 (1990)
Psalm 150, treble voices and optional voices and/or instruments, W261 (1996) [text: Latin]
Lullaby, chorus, W324 (2003) [text: Aboriginal] ?related to "W43/W268/W361??
Requiem [W334 (2004)] [text in Latin and Aboriginal]
    - Requiem, chorus and piano, W335 (2004) [arr. from W334]
    - Requiem, children’s voices and piano, W342 (2004) [arr. from W334]
To Love, chorus, W355 (2006)

String Quartet Works
To Meadows, string quartet, W271a (1996) [arr. of "To Meadows", W23 (1947); also titled "To Meadows from Str Qt No. 3"]
Little Song, string quartet, W271 (1996) [arr. of "Aspatia’s Song", W26 (1947); also titled "Little Song from String Quartet No. 1"]
String Quartet No. 1, W31b (1944-48?, lost)
    - Little Song, string quartet, W271 (1996) [arr. of "Aspatia’s Song", W26 (1947); also titled "Little Song from String Quartet No. 1"]
String Quartet No. 2, W36 (1948, lost) [in one movement]
String Quartet No. 3, W44 (1949, lost) [Pastorale; Interlude; Fantasy]
    - To Meadows, string quartet, W271a (1996) [arr. of "To Meadows", W23; also titled "To Meadows from String Quartet No. 3"]
    - Pastorale, string quartet, W271b (1996) [rev. version of W47/2 (1950); also titled "Pastorale from String Quartets Nos 3 and 4"]
String Qt No. 4, "Recollections of holidays spent in a country village in Tasmania", W47(1950)[Prelude; Pastorale; Country Dance]
    - Pastorale, string quartet, W271b (1996) [rev. version of W47/2 (1950); also titled "Pastorale from String Quartets Nos 3 and 4"]
Irkanda II, string quartet, W75 (1959) [aka String Quartet No. 5] [in one movement]
    - Prologue, string quartet, W271c (1996) [from String Quartet No. 5]
Irkanda IV [arr. from W80 (1961)]
    - Irkanda IV, string quartet, W209 (1991) [arr. from W80 (1961)]
Small Town, string quartet, W156 (1980) [arr. by D. Matthews] [from "The Fifth Continent", W85 (1963)] [also othe arrangements]
String Quartet No. 6, W91 (1965)
Morning Song, string quartet, W115 (1970) [arr. of W98 (1966); arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Autumn Song, string quartet, W270 (1996) [arr. from "South by Five", W92]
String Quartet No. 7, W99 (1966) [in 1 mvt] [original title: "Teotihuacan": retitled "Red Landscape", after painting by Drysdale]
Music for Vietnam, string quartet, W109 (1968, lost)
String Quartet No. 8, W111 (1969) [original title: "String Quartet Music"]
String Quartet No. 9, W132 (1975) [in one movement] [arr. as "Second Sonata for Strings, str orch, W191 (1988)]
Little Serenade, string quartet, W141 (1977) [arr. from theme song of W106 (1968)] [see W149 (1979)]
String Quartet No. 10, W168 (1983) [Sun Song (from W134); Chorale; Interlude (from W134); Chorale; Sun Song (from W134)]
Saibai, string quartet, W248 (1994) [?related to "Saibai", unison voices and organ, W179 (1986)???]
String Quartet No. 12 (From Ubirr), w/ opt. didjeridu, W238 (1994) [arr. from orchestral work "Earth Cry", W181 (1986)]
Djilile [arr. from W182 (1986)]
    - Djilile, string quartet, W290 (2000) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger: 1935), string quartet, W200b (1989)
String Quartet No. 11 (Jabiru Dreaming), W204 (1990) [Desiso; Liberamente - Estatico] [?related to W196?] [see W220, W236]
Kooee (by Isaac Nathan, Sydney, 1849), string quartet, W214 (1991)
Hill-Song No. 1, string quartet, W218 (1992)
From Nourlangie, string quartet, W247 (1994) [arr. from W225 (1993)]
Hill-Song No 2, string quartet, W233 (1993)
String Quartet No. 13 (Island Dreaming), mezzo-soprano and string quartet, W267 (1996) [text: Torres Strait Island]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger), string quartet, W269 (arr. 1996)
String Quartet No. 14 (Quamby), W276 (1998) [Prelude; In the valley; On High Hills (later "From High Hills"); At Quamby Bluff]
Gershwin Arrangements, string quartet, W280 (1998)
String Quartet No. 15, W284 (1999) [A Song for Dancing; An Exorcism;  A Song of Mourning; A Love Song;  A Song for Feasting]
A Little Love Song, string quartet, W288 (1999) ?related to "Love Song", W274 (1997)??
String Quartet No. 16, W350 (2005) [Loneliness; Anger; Yearning; Trauma; Freedom]
String Quartet No. 17, W362 (2007) [Prelude and Cadenza; A Song of Assurance; A Song of Deliverance; A Love Song; Postlude]

Chamber
Chamber Suite, voice, bassoon and piano, W10 (1946, lost)
To Meadows, string quartet, W271a (1996) [arr. of "To Meadows", W23 (1947); also titled "To Meadows from Str Qt No. 3"]
Little Song, string quartet, W271 (1996) [arr. of "Aspatia’s Song", W26 (1947); also titled "Little Song from String Quartet No. 1"]
String Quartet No. 1, W31b (1944-48?, lost)
    - Little Song, string quartet, W271 (1996) [arr. of "Aspatia’s Song", W26 (1947); also titled "Little Song from String Quartet No. 1"]
Trio, oboe, viola and cello, W32 (1948)
String Quartet No. 2, W36 (1948, lost) [in one movement]
String Quartet No. 3, W44 (1949, lost) [Pastorale; Interlude; Fantasy]
    - To Meadows, string quartet, W271a (1996) [arr. of "To Meadows", W23; also titled "To Meadows from String Quartet No. 3"]
    - Pastorale, string quartet, W271b (1996) [rev. version of W47/2 (1950); also titled "Pastorale from String Quartets Nos 3 and 4"]
String Qt No. 4, "Recollections of holidays spent in a country village in Tasmania", W47(1950)[Prelude; Pastorale; Country Dance]
    - Pastorale, string quartet, W271b (1996) [rev. version of W47/2 (1950); also titled "Pastorale from String Quartets Nos 3 and 4"]
    - see W46 (1950)???
"Music I-VII", various ensembles, W51 (1951-54, lost)
The Loneliness of Bunjil, violin, viola and cello, W60 (1954) [Based on an Australian Aboriginal legend]
Irkanda II, string quartet, W75 (1959) [aka String Quartet No. 5] [in one movement]
    - Prologue, string quartet, W271c (1996) [from String Quartet No. 5]
Sonata for Viola and Percussion, W77 (1960) [in one movement]
    - Sonata for Cello and Percussion, W308 (2001) [rev. arr. of "Sonata for Viola and Percussion", W77 (1960)]
Irkanda III, piano trio, W79 (1961)
    - From Irkanda III, piano trio, W283 (1961/1999)
Irkanda IV [arr. from W80 (1961)]
    - Irkanda IV, flute, viola, cello and percussion, W80a (1961) [arr. from W80 (1961)]
    - Irkanda IV, flute and string trio, W207 (1990) [arr. from W80 (1961)]
    - Irkanda IV, string quartet, W209 (1991) [arr. from W80 (1961)]
    - Irkanda IV, flute and string quartet, W219 (1992) [arr. from W80 (1961)]
Small Town, string quartet, W156 (1980) [arr. by D. Matthews] [from "The Fifth Continent", W85 (1963)] [also othe arrangements]
String Quartet No. 6, W91 (1965)
Morning Song, string quartet, W115 (1970) [arr. of W98 (1966); arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Autumn Song, string quartet, W270 (1996) [arr. from "South by Five", W92]
Sea Chant, 2 guitars, W316 (2002) [arr. from "South by Five", W92]
String Quartet No. 7, W99 (1966) [in 1 mvt] [original title: "Teotihuacan": retitled "Red Landscape", after painting by Drysdale]
    - arr. for string orchestra as "Sun Music III", W99a (1966)
Tabuh Tabuhan, wind quintet and percussion, W103 (1968)
Music for Vietnam, string quartet, W109 (1968, lost)
String Quartet No. 8, W111 (1969) [original title: "String Quartet Music"]
Dream, any instruments and any performers, W114 (1970)
How the Stars Were Made, percussion quartet (orig. ver: perc sextet), W121 (1971) [based on an Australian Aboriginal legend]
Crimson Flower, gender wayang ensemble, W126 (1973)
String Quartet No. 9, W132 (1975) [in one movement] [arr. as "Second Sonata for Strings, str orch, W191 (1988)]
Sun Song, recorder quartet, W134 (1976) [see "String Quartet No. 10", W168 (1983)]
Little Serenade, string quartet, W141 (1977) [arr. from theme song of W106 (1968)] [see W149 (1979)]
Dua Chant, 3 recorders, W144 (1978)
Landscape II, string trio and amplified piano, W145 (1978)
Cantares, guitars and string quartet, W154 (1979)
Tailitnama Song, chamber ensemble, W163 (1981) [also arr. as W194, W212, W272, W298, W302] ?related to W129 (1974)?
String Quartet No. 10, W168 (1983) [Sun Song (from W134); Chorale; Interlude (from W134); Chorale; Sun Song (from W134)]
    [arr. as W170 and W172]
The Burke and Wills Waltzes, flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello, W174 (1985) [arr. David Matthews] [from film score W173]
Saibai, string quartet, W248 (1994) [?related to "Saibai", unison voices and organ, W179 (1986)???]
String Quartet No. 12 (From Ubirr), w/ opt. didjeridu, W238 (1994) [arr. from orchestral work "Earth Cry", W181 (1986)]
Djilile [arr. from W182 (1986)]
    - Djilile, percussion ensemble, W203 (1990) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
    - Djilile, consort music for 5 viols, W250 (1995) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
    - Djilile, string quartet, W290 (2000) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
    - Djilile, 2 guitars, W366 (2008) [arr. Janet Agostino] [arr. from W182 (1986)]
An Australian Anthem [arr. from "Child of Australia", W188]
    - An Australian Anthem, brass septet, W253 (1995) [arr. from "Child of Australia", W188]
    - An Australian Anthem, brass quintet, W349 (2005) [from W188]
    - An Australian Anthem, brass octet, W359 (2007) [arr. by James Ledger] [from W188]
Jabiru Dreaming, perc qt, W196 (1989) [orig. title: "Sun Song"] [inspired by Kakadu Nat'l Park, N. Australia] [see W220 (1992)]
    ?related at all to: String Quartet No. 11 (Jabiru Dreaming), W204 (1990) [Desiso; Liberamente - Estatico]???
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger: 1935), string quartet, W200b (1989)
Nourlangie, guitar and chamber ensemble, W259 (1995) [arr. Barton Staggs] [arr. from W201 (1989)]
String Quartet No. 11 (Jabiru Dreaming), W204 (1990) [Desiso; Liberamente - Estatico] [?related to W196?] [see W220, W236]
A Sun Song for Eric, alto recorder, violin and cello, W210 (1991)
Lament, string sextet, W232 (1993) [?arr. from W211 (1991)???]
Kooee (by Isaac Nathan, Sydney, 1849), string quartet, W214 (1991)
Hill-Song No. 1, string quartet, W218 (1992)
Jabiru Dreaming, percussion quartet, W220 (1992) [arr. of 1st mvt Str Qt 11, W204, followed by "Sun Song", W196]
Dream Tracks, violin, clarinet and piano, W221 (1992)
Tropic, clarinet, violin, 2 guitars, double bass and percussion, W222 (1992) [?arr. as W365 (2008)???; ?related to W76a/2?]
Simori, flute and guitar, W256 (1995) [arr. from W224 (1992)]
From Nourlangie, piano, violin, viola and cello, W225 (1993)
    - From Nourlangie, clarinet, violin and piano, W240 (1994) [arr. from W225 (1993)]
    - From Nourlangie, string quartet, W247 (1994) [arr. from W225 (1993)]
Night Song, clarinet, violin and piano, W227 (1993)
    - Night Song, violin, cello and piano, W251 (1995) [arr. from W227 (1993)]
    - Night Song, horn, cello and piano, W338 (2004) [arr. from W227 (1993)]
Hill-Song No 2, string quartet, W233 (1993)
Martin, You’re Fifty!, flute, cello, piano and percussion, W239 (1994) [for Martin Wesley-Smith]
Chorale, 8 cellos, W242 (1994)
Advance Australia Fair, violin and viola, W320 (2002); or violin and cello, W320a (2002) [arr. from W266]
String Quartet No. 13 (Island Dreaming), mezzo-soprano and string quartet, W267 (1996) [text: Torres Strait Island]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger), string quartet, W269 (arr. 1996)
Love Song, guitar and string quartet, W285 (1999) [arr. from W274]
String Quartet No. 14 (Quamby), W276 (1998) [Prelude; In the valley; On High Hills (later "From High Hills"); At Quamby Bluff]
Gershwin Arrangements, string quartet, W280 (1998)
String Quartet No. 15, W284 (1999) [A Song for Dancing; An Exorcism;  A Song of Mourning; A Love Song;  A Song for Feasting]
A Little Love Song, string quartet, W288 (1999) ?related to "Love Song", W274 (1997)??
New Norcia, brass and percussion, W296 (2000)
From the River, violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano, W301 (2000)
Viola Song, piano and string quartet, W303 (2001)
Looking Back, violin, viola, cello and double bass, W310 (2001)
Darwin Calypso [W314 (2002)]
    - Darwin Calypso, 2 guitars, W315 (2002) [arr. from W314 (2002)]
    - Darwin Calypso, flute, clarinet, string quartet and piano, W357 (2006) [arr. from W314 (2002)]
Koori Dreaming, descant recorder and guitar, W340 (2004)
String Quartet No. 16, W350 (2005) [Loneliness; Anger; Yearning; Trauma; Freedom]
Baltimore Songlines, clarinet, violin and piano, W352 (2006)
Thoughts from Home, harmonica and string quartet, W360 (2007)
String Quartet No. 17, W362 (2007) [Prelude and Cadenza; A Song of Assurance; A Song of Deliverance; A Love Song; Postlude]
Chorales, clarinet quartet, W357 (2008)
A Little Song of Love, clarinet and string quartet, W372 (2009) ?related to "A Song of Love, W363 (2008)???

Percussion
Sonata for Viola and Percussion, W77 (1960) [in one movement]
    - Sonata for Cello and Percussion, W308 (2001) [rev. arr. of "Sonata for Viola and Percussion", W77 (1960)]
Sun Music for Voices and Percussion, chorus, pf & perc, W96 (1966) [renamed "Canto 1520", after year Moctezuma was killed]
    - originally "Sun Music II" (1966), voices and percussion [see W108 (1968)]
Tabuh Tabuhan, wind quintet and percussion, W103 (1968)
How the Stars Were Made, percussion quartet (orig. ver: perc sextet), W121 (1971) [based on an Australian Aboriginal legend]
    - Prelude
    - Sea
    - Seashore
    - Interlude
    - Fire
    - Interlude
    - Stars [arr. as W118/5 (1971)]
The Song of Tailitnama, high voice, 6 cellos and percussion, W129 (1974) [text: Aboriginal]
Djilile, percussion ensemble, W203 (1990) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
Jabiru Dreaming, perc qt, W196 (1989) [orig. title: "Sun Song"] [inspired by Kakadu Nat'l Park, N. Australia] [see W220 (1992)]
    ?related at all to: String Quartet No. 11 (Jabiru Dreaming), W204 (1990) [Desiso; Liberamente - Estatico]???
Jabiru Dreaming, percussion quartet, W220 (1992) [arr. of 1st mvt Str Qt 11, W204, followed by "Sun Song", W196]
Tropic, clarinet, violin, 2 guitars, double bass and percussion, W222 (1992) [?arr. as W365 (2008)???; ?related to W76a/2?]
Martin, You’re Fifty!, flute, cello, piano and percussion, W239 (1994) [for Martin Wesley-Smith]
New Norcia, brass and percussion, W296 (2000)

Solo Instrument
Piece, bassoon and piano, W19 (1946)
Sonatina for Piano and Bassoon, W19a (1946) [rev. as Sonatina, W306 (1946/2001)]
    - Sonatina for Bassoon and  Piano, W306 (1946/2001) [reconstruction of W19a (1946)]
Nocturne, violin and piano, W42 (1949) [see W41 (1949)]
Variations, violin, W60a (1954) [used as second movement of W61]
Sonata for Violin Alone, W61 (1955) [Prelude; Five Aspects of a Slow Theme; Postlude] [see W60a]
Irkanda I, violin, W62 (1955; pub. 1977)
Sonata for Cello Alone, W76 (1959) [in one movement]
Two Easy Pieces, flute and piano, W273 (1997)
    - Sea Chant [arr. of W107 (1968) - see W92 (1965)]
    -  Left Bank Waltz [arr. of W70 (1957/58)]
Night Pieces, harp, W150 (1979) [arr. of piano work W118 (1971)]
Koto Music, harp, W151 (1979) [arr. of W127 (1973) and W133 (1976)]
Alone, violin, W138 (1976)
Requiem, cello alone, W153 (1979) [Introit; Kyrie; Qui Mariam; Lacrimosa; Libera me; Lux aeterna]
Nocturne, guitar, W159 (1980) [from "The Visions of Captain Quiros", W158 (1980)]
Tailitnama Song [W163 (1981)]
    - Tailitnama Song, cello and piano, W194 (1989) [arr. from W163 (1981)]
    - Tailitnama Song, violin and piano, W212 (1991) [arr. from W163 (1981)]
    - Tailitnama Song, cello, W272 (1997) [arr. from W163 (1981)]
    - Tailitnama Song, viola and piano, W298 (2000) [arr. from W163 (1981)]
    - Tailitnama Song, viola, W302 (2000) [arr. from W163 (1981)]
Djilile, cello and piano, W182 (1986) [based on an adaptation, w/additional material, of the Aboriginal melody Djilile
    (“Whistling-duck on a billabong”), used previously in "Essington", W128, and "Port Essington", W143] [arr. as W183, W203,
    W250, W262, W290, W307, W366]
    - Djilile, guitar, W333 (2003) [arr. Steve Wingfield] [arr. from W182 (1986)]
Songs of Sea and Sky, clarinet and piano, W185 (1987)
    - Songs of Sea and Sky, flute and piano, W186 (1987) [arr. of W185]
    - Songs of Sea and Sky, soprano saxophone and piano, W330 (2003)
Threnody, cello, W217 (1991-92)
Simori, cello, W224 (1992)
From Saibai, violin and piano, W226 (1993)
    - From Saibai, cello and piano, W235 (1993) [arr. from W226 (1993)]
From Kakadu, guitar, W231 (1993) [partly based on main theme from "Kakadu", W192 (1988)]
    - From Kakadu, harp, W244 (1994)
Into the Dreaming, cello, W234 (1993) [original title, "Cello Dreaming", then "For Cello Alone"]
    - Into the Dreaming, guitar, W244 (1994)
    - Into the Dreaming, harp, W246 (1994)
Parting, cello and piano, W258 (1995) [arr. of W22 (1947)]
    - Parting, viola and piano, W297 (2000) [arr. of W22 (1947) and W258 (1995)]
    - Parting, flute and piano, W318 (2002)
For Justine, cello, W279 (1998)
Reef Singing, clarinet and piano, W300 (2000)
Soliloquy and Cadenza, cello, W309 (2001)
Sydney Singing, oboe (or violin, or clarinet) and piano, W313 (2002) [arr. as W323 (2003)]
    - Prelude
    - Bondi Beach
    - Circular Quay
    - Kings Cross
    - Postlude
At Bondi Beach, oboe and piano, W339 (2004)
Serenade, violin, W347 (2005) [lovingly written as a wedding gift for Jenifer Wakelyn and David Matthews]
A Song for Fé, viola and piano, W348 (2005) [written for Don Ross]
A Song for Richard, violin and piano, W351 (2005)
A Songline for Henri, bass clarinet and piano, W358 (2007)

Piano/Organ
Nocturne, piano, W1(1944/45)
Falling Leaves, piano, W3 (1945)
Short Piece for Pianoforte No. 1, W4 (1945)
Short Piece for Pianoforte No. 2, W5 (1945)
    - Slow Movement, from Sonata No. 1, piano, W6 (1945)
            - Prelude to a Puppet Show, piano, W6a (1945)
            - Winter Woodland, piano, W6b (1945)
    - Short Piece for Piano, piano, W7 (1945) [revision of W005]
For Hayes’s, Aboriginal Legend, [piano], W8 (1946, more probably 1947; see W31a (1947)]
Evocation, piano, W9 (1946)
Sonatina No. 1, piano, W11 (1946, lost)
Epigram, piano, W13 (1946)
Siesta, piano, W15 (1946)
Aboriginal Legend, piano, W31a (1947, lost)
[Untitled], piano W37 (1948?)
Nocturne, piano, W38 (1948?)
Three Songs, piano W39 (1948, lost) [Mushrooms; Sleep; The Children’s Minuet]
Nocturne, piano, W41 (1949)
Country Dance, piano, W46 (1950)
Suite, piano, W49 (1950) [some material derived from W23, W27, W45]["from 'score' to experimental doc. film on Tasmanian life"]
    - Introduction
    - Aubade
    - Interlude
    - Eclogue
    - Finale
Ballet, piano, W55 (1953)
Sonatina for Piano (For the journey of Yonecara to the land of his forefathers), W59 (1954)[based on Australian Aboriginal legend]
Waltz, piano, W70 (1957/58) [see W117a (1970)] [see W149 (1979)]
Sonata for Piano, W87 (1963) [in two movements]
    - Callabonna, piano, W197 (1989) [rev. version of 1st mvt of W87 Sonata for Piano, 1963]
Morning Song for the Christ Child, piano 4-hands [arr. for "Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet", W149 (1979); arr. from W92 (1965)]
Sea Chant, piano [arr. for "Two Easy Pieces", W117a (1970); arr. from "South by Five", W92 (1965)]
Sea Chant, piano 4-hands [arr. for "Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet", W149 (1979) [arr. from "South by Five", W92 (1965)]
Haiku, piano, W93 (1964/65) [reworked for orchestra as part of "Sun Music I", W94] [see W118 (1971)]
Three Haiku, piano, W93a (1964/65, lost) [possibly included W93 (1964/65)]
Two Easy Pieces, piano, W117a (1970)
    - Sea Chant [arr. of W107 (1968) - see W92 (1965)]
    -  Left Bank Waltz [arr. of W70 (1957/58)]
Night Pieces, piano, W118 (1971) [nos 1-3 originally entitled "Snow, Moon and Flowers"] [arr. for harp, W150 (1979)]
            - Snow
            - Moon
            - Flowers
            -  Night [arr. of W93 (1964/65)]
            - Stars [arr. of W121/7 (1971)]
Landscape I, amplified piano with tape delay and pre-recorded tape loop, W119 (1971) [original title: "Landscape"]
Koto Music I, amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop, W127 (1973) [arr. for harp, W151 (1979)]
Koto Music II, amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop, W133 (1976) [arr. for harp, W151 (1979)]
Colonial Dances, 2 pianos, W140 (1977)
Four Little Pieces for Piano Duet, W149 (1979)
    - Morning Song [?arr. of W92/W98/W115?]
    - Sea Chant [?arr. of W92/W107/W131?]
    - Little Serenade [?arr. of W141 (1977)]
    - Left Bank Waltz [?arr. of W70 (1957/58)]
Overture, organ, W160 (1980)
Nocturnal, piano, W161 (1981)
Mountains, piano, W162 (1981)
Three Pieces for Prepared Piano, W166 (1982)
Nocturnal, piano, W198 (1989) [rev. version of Notturno (Cadenza) from "Piano Concerto", W167]
Djilile, piano, W183 (1986) [arr. from W182 (1986)]
The Rose Bay Quadrilles, piano, W199 (1989) [arr. from originals by William Stanley, 1856]
Second Impromptu (by Miska Hauser, Sydney, 1857), piano, W213 (1991) [ed. Simon Docking and Peter Sculthorpe]
National Country Dances (by Frederick Ellard, Sydney, 1854), piano, W215 (1991)
Simori, piano, W257 (1995) [arr. from W224 (1992)]
Turtle and Temple Gong, organ, W252 (1995)
Anne, piano, W255 (1995)
A Little Book of Hours, piano, W275 (1998)
Harbour Dreaming, piano, W291 (2000) [original title "Between Five Bells"]
Song for a Penny, piano (shorter version), W293 (2000); or (longer version), W294 (2000)
Sometimes When I’m Dreaming, piano, W311 (2002) [based on song W67a (1957)]
Little Passacaglia, piano, W336 (2004)

Vocal
It’s dark down the street, "Sprechtstimme" and piano, W2 (1945)
Gardener Janus Catches a Naiad, voice and piano, W14 (1946) [text: Edith Sitwell]
The Olive, voice and piano, W17 (1946) [text: A. E. Housman]
Elegy for a Clown, voice and piano, W18 (1946) [text: Peter Sculthorpe]
Monsieur Miroir, voice and piano, W20 (1946) [text; Philippe Soupalt]
My heart is like a singing bird, voice and piano, 20a (c.1946-47, lost) [text: Christina Rossetti]
In the Morning, voice and piano, W21 (1947) [text: A. E. Housman]
When Two That Have Loved are Parting, voice and piano, W22 (1947) [text: Heinrich Heine]
To Meadows, 3 female voices, W23 (1947) [text: Robert Herrick]
    - To Meadows, soprano and string orchestra, W28 (1947) [text: Robert Herrick]
Take, O Take Those Lips Away, voice and piano, W24 (1947) [text: William Shakespeare] [used in W83 (1962)]
Hughley Steeple, voice and piano, W25 (1947) [text: A. E. Housman]
Aspatia’s Song, voice and piano, W26 (1947) [text: Beaumont and Fletcher]
Jack and Joan, voice and piano, W27 (1947) [text: Thomas Campion] [W30: arr. for soprano and strings]
Two Reveries, voice and piano, W31 (1947) [text: Peter Sculthorpe]
    - A dryad murmurs in trembling tones
    - O who is she who kissed thy brow
A Glimpse of Seventeenth Century England, voice and piano, W33 (1948) [texts: Shakespeare]
    - included:
            - How should I your true love know?
            - possibly also W24 (1947)
            - Take, O take those lips away
O cool is the valley now, voice and piano, W35 (1948) [text: James Joyce]
Two Aboriginal Songs, voice (or unison voices) and orchestra, W43 (1949)
    - Maranoa Lullaby
    - Warrego Lament
The White Bird, voice and piano, W50 (1950) [text: Peter Sculthorpe]
Strings in the Earth and Air, voice and piano, W53 (1952) [text: James Joyce]
Sometimes When I’m Dreaming, voice and piano, W67a (1957, orig. MS, lost) [Lyrics: C. Duncan] [piano ver. W311]
Cross Section, 6 revue songs, [voice and piano], W68 (1957) [lyrics: John McKellar] [see W69 (1958)]
    - Truth in Advertising
    - Manic Espresso [see W314 (2002)]
    - Redleaf Revelations
    - Shooting a Lion
    - I Knew a Fella
    - Something You Can’t Pin Down
Moon after Midnight, voice and piano [from "Some New Moon, incid. music, W72 (1958)]
Sun, voice and piano, W76a (1960; rev. as W369, 2009) [texts: D. H. Lawrence]
    - Sun in Me [rev. version, W369 (2009)] [from W76a/1 (1960)]
    - Tropic
    - Desire Goes Down into the Sea
Three Edna Sculthorpe Songs, voice and piano, W82 (1962)
    - Fallen for you
    - Why don’t you make your mind up
    - Tell me you love me
Two Shakespeare Songs, voice and piano, W83 (1962)
    - Take, O take those lips away [arr. from W24 (1947)]
    - O mistress mine [arr. from "Twelfth Night", W64 (1956)] [arr. for band, W177 (1985)]
Love 200,  voice, rock band and orchestra, W112 (1970) [text: Tony Morphett]
    - Prelude, orchestral
    - It’ll Rise Again
            - Boat Rise, high voice and piano, W157 (1980) [text: Tony Morphett; arr. from W112/2] [arr. Michael Hannan]
            - It’ll Rise Again, voice, perc. and string [orch], W331 (2003) [text: Tony Morphett] [arr. of W112/2][arr. John Peterson]
    - Interlude, orchestral
    - The Stars Turn
            - The Stars Turn, high voice and piano, W122 (1972) [text: Tony Morphett]
            - The Stars Turn, high voice, string [orchestra] and percussion, W123 (1972)
            - The Stars Turn, soprano and piano, W228 (1993) [text:Tony Morphett]
            - The Stars Turn, soprano, cello and piano, W229 (1993) [text:Tony Morphett]
            - The Stars Turn, counter-tenor and piano, W237 (1994) [text: Tony Morphett]
            - The Stars Turn, soprano, clarinet and piano, W254 (1995) [text: Tony Morphett]
            - see also [?W137?], W148
    - Interlude, orchestral
    - Love [arr. as "Overture for a Happy Occasion", orchestra, W117 (1970); arr. from W112/6]
The Song of Tailitnama, high voice, 6 cellos and percussion, W129 (1974) [text: Aboriginal]
    - The Song of Tailitnama, medium voice and piano, W171 (1984) [Based on W129] [text: Aboriginal]
    - The Song of Tailitnama, counter-tenor and piano, W238a (1994) [text: Aboriginal]
    - The Song of Tailitnama, soprano and piano, W238b (1994) [text: Aboriginal]
    - ?related to Tailitnama Song, W163 (1981)?
The Body is a Concert of Sensation, speakers &  singer w/music improv, W139 (1976) [text: Japanese poetry; trans. G. Wilson]
Love Thoughts of a Lady, soprano, speaker and str qt, W142 (1977) [text: Japanese poetry; trans. Graeme Wilson] [see W281]
East of India, high voice and piano, W165 (1982) [from "Quiros", W164 (1982)] [text: Brian Bell]
Ballad, [soprano and soprano???], W187 (1987) [arr. of original by William Vincent Wallace] *****
From Nourlangie, soprano (vocalise), viola, cello and piano, W241 (1994) [arr. from W225 (1993)]
Parting, voice and piano, W258a (1995) [text: Heinrich Heine] [orig. title "Afterward, With Us"; arr. of W22 (1947)]
String Quartet No. 13 (Island Dreaming), mezzo-soprano and string quartet, W267 (1996) [text: Torres Strait Island]
Maranoa Lullaby, mezzo-soprano and string quartet, W268 (1996) [text: Aboriginal] [?related to W43 (1949)?; or W361 (2007)???]
Three Shakespeare Songs, voice and piano, W299 (2000) [arrangement of earlier originals (1948/1956)]
Landscapes, voice and optional bass instruments, W305 (2001) [text: Judith Wright]
Out the Back (by Tim Freedman; arr. Sculthorpe), voice and string quintet, W312 (2002) [text: Tim Freedman]
    - Out the Back (by Tim Freedman, arr. Sculthorpe), voice, strings and percussion, W321 (2003) [text: Tim Freedman]
Ease of the Midnight Visit (by Tim Freedman, arr. Sculthorpe), voice, strings and percussion, W322 (2003) [text: Tim Freedman]
Lorin’s Piece, voice and didjeridu, W337 (2004)
Song of the Yarra, soprano, violin obligato, chorus and chamber ensemble, W368 (2008)
Patrick White Fragments, soprano, speaker and piano, W371 (2009)

Film/TV
Suite, piano, W49 (1950) [some material derived from W23, W27, W45]["from 'score' to experimental doc. film on Tasmanian life"]
Man from Outer Space, animated film score, W71 (1958, lost) [dir: Charles Wolnizer]
They Found a Cave, film score, harmonica and chamber ensemble, W81 (1961)
The Splendour and the Peaks, documentary film score, clarinet, horn, cello, guitar and percussion, W84 (1963)
El Alamein Fountain, documentary film score, W88 (1964)
The Troubled Mind, documentary film score, flute, clarinet, harp, percussion, cello and double bass, W89 (1964)
ABC News Theme, piccolo, percussion and string [orchestra], W97 (1966)
Age of Consent, film score, chamber ensemble, W106 (1968) [dir: Michael Powell] [see W141 (1977)]
Essington, TV film score, amp piano w/tape delay & rhythm sticks, W128 (1974) [in collab. w/Hannan & Matthews] [see W143]
Alpine, music for a TV commercial, string quartet, W130 (1974)
Exploration North, TV documentary series score, string quartet, W147 (1978)
Manganinnie, film score, solo cello, string quartet and piano, W155 (1980)
Burke and Wills, film score, orchestra, W173 (1985)
The Beach, TV documentary film score, W295 (2000) [using already-existing works]

Incidental Music
Much Ado About Nothing, incidental music, voice and small ensemble, W52 (1951)
The Miser, incidental music for play by Molière, W54 (1952, lost)
The Girl Who Couldn’t Quite, incidental music for play by Leo Marks, piano, W57 (1953, lost)
Life With Father, incidental music for play by Lindsay and Grouse, piano, W58 (1954, lost)
Junius on Horseback, incidental music for play by Walter Sutherland, piano, W63 (1956, lost)
Twelfth Night, incidental music for play by Shakespeare, W64 (1956) [see W83 (1962)]
    - O mistress mine, voice and piano [arr. for band, W177 (1985)] [see W83 (1962)]
Sons of the Morning, taped incidental music for radio play by Catherine Duncan, W66 (1957)
Don’t Listen Ladies, taped incidental music for radio play by Catherine Duncan, W67 (1957)
L’Avare, taped incidental music for play by Moliere, W74 (1959, lost)
King Lear, taped incidental music for play by Shakespeare, W78 (1960)
Some New Moon, incidental music for play by Catherine Duncan, W72 (1958)
    - includes: solo piano music [lost]; and Moon after Midnight, voice and piano

Electronic
Landscape I, amplified piano with tape delay and pre-recorded tape loop, W119 (1971) [original title: "Landscape"]
Koto Music II, amplified piano and pre-recorded tape loop, W133 (1976) [arr. for harp, W151 (1979)]

Arrangements (of works by other composers)
The Dream, string orchestra, W178 (1985) [arr. of the aria “I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls” from Balfe’s The Bohemian Girl, 1843]
Ballad, [soprano and soprano???], W187 (1987) [arr. of original by William Vincent Wallace] *****
It’s You (arr. of George Gershwin songs), chorus, W195 (1989)
The Rose Bay Quadrilles, piano, W199 (1989) [arr. from originals by William Stanley, 1856]
Beautiful Fresh Flower (by Percy Grainger: 1935)
    - arr. for strings and percussion, W200a (1989)

    - arr. for string quartet, W200b (1989)
    - arr. for  string quartet, W269 (arr. 1996)
Faeroe Island Song (by Percy Grainger: 1946), strings and percussion, W200c (1989)
Second Impromptu (by Miska Hauser, Sydney, 1857), piano, W213 (1991) [ed. Simon Docking and Peter Sculthorpe]
Kooee (by Isaac Nathan, Sydney, 1849), string quartet, W214 (1991)
National Country Dances (by Frederick Ellard, Sydney, 1854), piano, W215 (1991)
Gershwin Arrangements, string quartet, W280 (1998)
Three Shakespeare Songs, voice and piano, W299 (2000) [arrangement of earlier originals (1948/1956)]
Out the Back (by Tim Freedman; arr. Sculthorpe), voice and string quintet, W312 (2002) [text: Tim Freedman]
    - Out the Back (by Tim Freedman, arr. Sculthorpe), voice, strings and percussion, W321 (2003) [text: Tim Freedman]
Ease of the Midnight Visit (by Tim Freedman, arr. Sculthorpe), voice, strings and percussion, W322 (2003) [text: Tim Freedman]


SCULTHORPE  LINKS                               Works by Genre    ~ ~ ~    Sculthorpe on Sculthorpe     ~ top of page ~
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Peter  Sculthorpe - A Conversation with Bruce Duffie (bruceduffie.com)
Peter Sculthorpe Art Collection (National Library of Australia)
Peter Sculthorpe at 80 (University of Sydney)
The Sculthorpe Collection (National Library of Australia)
Wisdom Interviews: Peter Sculthorpe (ABC National Radio)

Books
Peter Sculthorpe: The Making of an Australian Composer (Graeme Skinner, UNSW Pr, books.google.com)

Composer's website        . . . contact Peter Sculthorpe: here

Sculthorpe @ Wikipedia
Sculthorpe @ Answers.com
Sculthorpe @ Australian Music Centre
Sculthorpe @ CITWF / Complete Index to World Film
Sculthorpe @ Classical Archives
Sculthorpe @ Classical Composers Database
Sculthorpe @ Classical Net
Sculthorpe @ ClassicsToday
Sculthorpe @ composition:today
Sculthorpe @ Dilettante Music
Sculthorpe @ Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers
Sculthorpe @ Facebook
Sculthorpe @ Fandango
Sculthorpe @ IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
Sculthorpe @ InstantEncore
Sculthorpe @ Karadar Classical Music
Sculthorpe @ MSN Movies
Sculthorpe @ Music Australia
Sculthorpe @ MusicWeb International
Sculthorpe @ National Library of Australia
Sculthorpe @ Naxos
Sculthorpe @ The New York Times
Sculthorpe @ REC Music Foundation /The Lied and Art Song Texts Page
Sculthorpe @ SoundtrackCollector
Sculthorpe @ SoundUnwound
Sculthorpe @ Talk Classical
Sculthorpe @ Tasmanian Experiences

Publisher
Sculthorpe @ Composer's website/publisher listings
Sculthorpe @ Faber Music Limited
Sculthorpe @ Hal Leonard Australia

Streaming Audio
Sculthorpe @ ABC National Radio - Big Ideas/Wisdom Interviews
Sculthorpe @ Classical Archives
Sculthorpe @ last.fm
Sculthorpe @ radiOM
Sculthorpe @ Rhapsody

Recordings
Sculthorpe @ Composer's website
Sculthorpe @ ArkivMusic
Sculthorpe @ ClassicsOnline
Sculthorpe @ Discogs

Video
Sculthorpe @ YouTube
Sculthorpe @ Google Video
Sculthorpe @ Vimeo

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Juvenile Works
Adagio in Major Keys (Op. 1 Nos 3 & 4) for piano, J1
Air and Variations (Op. 1 No 6) for piano, J2
Au jardin de l’église (Op. 1 No 7) for piano, J3
Appassionato cantabile (Op. 1 No. 8) for organ, J4
Trio (Op. 1 No 9) for violin, cello and piano, J5
Andante (Op. 1 Nos 10 & 11) for piano, J6
Fuga (Op. 1, No 12) for piano, J7
Minuet (Op. 1 No 13) for piano, J8
Air with Variation (Op. 1 No 14) for piano, J9
Valse des jeunes (“Dedicated to the Grounds’ Party”) (Op. 1 No 15) for piano, J10
Trusting (Op. 1 No 16) for grand organ and 2 voices, J11
Prelude No 1 in E flat (Op. 2 No 1) for piano, J12
Mariana, A Cavata (c.1941-42) for voice and piano, J1 “by P. J. Sculthorpe” [Words: PS; from “Gipsy Opera”]
Thema (Op. 1 No 12) for piano [revised version of J7], J14
Minuet (Op. 1 No 13) for piano [revised version of J8], J15
Au Printemps, Chanson (Op. 2 No 3) for voice and piano, J16
Marche (Op. 2 No 4) for piano, J17
Valse (Op. 1 No 15) for piano, J18 [revised version of J10]
Prelude in E flat (No. 1) (Op. 2 No 1) for piano, J19
Drinking Song (Op. 2 No 5) for voice and piano, J20 [Words: PS; from “Chinese opera”, The Golden Fisherman; see Skinner, 72]
Ballet petite (Op. 2 No 6) for piano, J21
Prelude No 2 in E (Op. 2 No 7) for piano, J22
Allegro in F, A Duet (Op. 2 No 9) for piano duet, J23
Prelude No 3 in D flat (Op. 2 No 10) for piano, J24
Fleur de Valle (c.1942-43): a musical play, J25
It’s Blossom Time (Op. 4 No 3) for voice and piano, J26
[Sketches], possibly for some theatre music, J27
All Mine, Is Yours (Op. 4 No 1) for voice and piano, J28
Sonatina (Op. 4 No. 2) for piano, J29
Romance in E for piano, J30 [revised version of J22]
Nocturne, “à Daniel” for piano, J31
Fantasie for piano, J32
[Untitled]: sketch for opening of piano concerto, J33
[Untitled]: further sketches for piano concerto, J34
[Untitled] (1944-45) for flute, harp and strings, J35

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