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String quartet no. 2 : a colonial sketch book

by Ian Munro (2010)

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Performance by Flinders Quartet from the CD Works by Twist, Greenbaum, Munro, Edwards, Macpherson and Risby.

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Works by Twist, Greenbaum, Munro, Edwards, Macpherson and Risby.

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Works by Twist, Greenbaum, Munro, Edwards, Macpherson and Risby.

Library shelf no. CD 2250 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2010

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 24 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. Convict's Return  --  2. Gargal Machree  --  3. Jack Doolan

Commission note: Commissioned for Flinders Quartet with funds provided by Australian Business Arts Foundation.. Commissioned by Irene and John Garran in memory of Irene’s parents, Kathryn and Bill Purnell.

First performance: by Flinders Quartet at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room) on 8 Apr 2011

String quartet no. 2 makes use of five folk songs taken from John Meredith's collection Folk Songs of Australia and the men and women who sang them.

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Performances of this work

18 May 2013: at Australia Ensemble @UNSW (Sir John Clancy Auditorium). Featuring Australia Ensemble.

10 Apr 2011: at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Iwaki Auditorium). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

9 Apr 2011: at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Montsalvat Barn Gallery). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

8 Apr 2011: at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

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