Ulpirra is an Aboriginal word meaning pipe or flute. Commissioned by Jo Dudley.
The Australian recorder player Jo Dudley commissioned this brief, virtuosic solo. Ulpirra is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning pipe or flute. Ulpirra has been performed and recorded on many different instruments apart from recorder: piccolo, flute, oboe B-flat and E-flat clarinets, bass clarinet, bassoon and soprano or alto saxophone. Being short and snappy it is especially useful as an encore piece for recitals. Ross Edwards