Some of the most recent and/or comprehensive books about Peter Sculthorpe: his music, ideas and life.
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Gwyneth Barnes, Peter Sculthorpe: An Australian Composer's Influence (Melbourne: Brolga Publishing, 2014).
ISBN 978-192159-660-5, 424 pages. Available from Booktopia.
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Lorraine Milne, Peter Sculthorpe, String quartet no. 16 [music resource kit], (Sydney: Australian Music Centre, 2014).
Teacher's booklet (30 p.), score & CD. Available from the Australian Music Centre.
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John Peterson, The Music of Peter Sculthorpe (Sydney: Wildbird Music, 2014).
Australian Composers series
, Volume 1, ISBN 978-098751-450-9, 214 pages. Available from Wildbird Music.
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Graeme Skinner, Sculthorpe : an icon of Australian music [music resource kit], (Sydney: Australian Music Centre, 2010).
Teacher's booklet (87 p.) & CD. Available from the Australian Music Centre.
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Graeme Skinner, Peter Sculthorpe: The Making of an Australian Composer (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2007).
ISBN 978-086840-941-2, 700 pages. Available from New South Books.
Peter Sculthorpe, Sun Music: Journeys and Reflections from a Composer's Life (Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1999).
ISBN 0-7333-0798-1, 334 pages.
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Deborah Hayes, Peter Sculthorpe: A Bio-bibliography (Westport, Connecticut, London: Greenwood Press, 1993).
Series: Bio-bibliographies in music, Number 50, ISBN 0-313-27742-7, 305 pages. Available on
Michael Hannan, Peter Sculthorpe: his music and ideas, 1929-1979 (St Lucia, London, New York: University of Queensland Press, 1982).
ISBN 0-7022-1589-9, 235 pages.

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