"The program included one bona fide masterpiece, written in 1967 by Peter Sculthorpe. . .Sun Music III (Nos. I,II and IV are equally imposing) could have been written only in Australia. The sounds of the Far East - notably the Balinese gamelan - are juxtaposed with wild string harmonics and incredibly subtle use of percussion, while long-breathed themes of utmost desolation place us square in the middle of the Outback."
Bill Zakariasen, Daily News (New York), 25 January 1987