Sculthorpe: Fifth Continent - 1000 Years of Classical Music, Vol. 95
Peter Sculthorpe was the first non-Indigenous Australian composer to create a distinctively Australian musical language. This recording of his early masterpiece The Fifth Continent features the composer himself as narrator.
This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music - a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project`s website 1000 Years of Classical Music.
PETER SCULTHORPE 1929-2014
1 Port Arthur: In memoriam (for trumpet and strings)
3-7 The Fifth Continent
9-11 Little Suite
13 Port Arthur: In memoriam (for oboe and strings)