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String quartet No. 2 : string quartet

by Paul Stanhope (2009)

String quartet No. 2

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String quartet No. 2 / Paul Stanhope.

Library shelf no. 785.714/STA 7 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

A quartet in 4 conjoined movements, reflecting on the relationships of Old Europe and Australia, the migration of European Jewish immigrants and their stories.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional standard String Quartet recommended

Contents note: Prelude -- Flight -- Dirge (variations) -- Scherzo.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Kim Williams

Commission note: Commissioned by Kim Williams for performance by Musica Viva Australia.

First performance: by Pavel Haas Quartet — 21 Jul 10. Armidale Town Hall, NSW

Winner of the Instrumental Work of the Year, APRA/AMC Art Music Awards, 2011

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2011 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Instrumental Winner Paul Stanhope

Analysis

Resonate article: Art Music Awards 2011 - finalists announced by Australian Music Centre

Resonate article: Winners of the inaugural Art Music Awards announced by Australian Music Centre

Performances of this work

19 Feb 2014: at ANAM Quartetthaus (Perth Writers Festival Precinct, Uni of WA). Featuring Musicians of the National Academy of Music.

16 Sep 2012: at ANAM Quartetthaus (ANAM Quartetthaus).

13 Sep 2012: at Australian Voices - Paul Stanhope curated by Matthew Hindson (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Musicians of the National Academy of Music.

10 Aug 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

7 Aug 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

4 Aug 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

2 Aug 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

31 Jul 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (Newcastle Conservatorium Concert Hall). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

27 Jul 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

24 Jul 2010: at Pavel Haas Quartet (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

21 Jul 10: Armidale Town Hall, NSW. Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.

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