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Saffire

CD

Saffire : the Australian Guitar Quartet.

  • Published by ABC Classics [4767012] — 1 CD (65 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
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  • Library Availability: CD 1081 — Available for loan

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This item may be available to purchase from the Australian Music Centre.
Please contact our Sales Department to confirm pricing and availability.

Featured Australian works

  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Stoneworks (2002) guitar quartet no. 7 Richard Charlton 17 mins, 17 sec.
Opals (1994) for guitar quartet Phillip Houghton 9 mins, 38 sec.

Product details

The individual members of Saffire are four of the most successful and talented guitarists Australia has produced - Slava Grigoryan (2002 Classical ARIA winner), Karin Schaupp, Gareth Koch and Antony Field. In coming together, Saffire has discovered a dynamic that goes well beyond the music. Saffire brings a moving and unique listening experience for music lovers and fans of the guitar.

For their debut CD, Saffire ignites the musical senses with passionate, expressive music from Spain, Argentina and Australia.

The track list includes works by Granados, Houghton, Charlton and a stunning four guitar arrangement of Stanley Myers' Cavatina from The Deer Hunter.

Duration: 65 min.

Contents note: Rumba flamenca / Gareth Koch -- Farewell to Stromness / Peter Maxwell Davies, arr. Jan-Olof Eriksson -- Grises y soles / Maximo Diego Pujol -- Nos. 11, 4 & 6 from 12 dancas Españolas / Enrique Granados, arr. Jan-Olof Eriksson -- Opals / Phillip Houghton -- Cavatina, from The deer hunter / Stanley Myers, arr. Antony Field -- Stoneworks / Richard Charlton.

This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics.

Capture session: Recorded 26 January - 6 February 2003 at Ghostgum Audio, Brisbane.

Liner notes include program notes and notes on the performers.

Performers: Saffire guitar quartet ; Antony Field ; Slava Grigoryan ; Karin Schaupp ; Gareth Koch.

Related Media

- CD booklet notes: Saffire [ABC Classics: 4767012]


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