Five Tails in Cold Blood : Guitar Quartet No. 8
by Richard Charlton (2017)
Also known as: Guitar Quartet No.8
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Library shelf no. 785.78714/CHA 8 [Available for loan]
Title inspired by David Attenborough's "Life in Cold Blood" - Tails could mean Tales?
Contemporary tonal work in five movements with some pop & blues influences. Based on the characters and gaits of four unique Australian lizards and the graceful movements of the giant Manta Ray.
Instrumentation: Guitar quartet (including acoustic bass).
Duration: 15 min.
Contents note: I. Shingleback -- II. Lace Monitor -- III. Manta Ray Ballet -- IV. Water Dragon Dreams -- V. Bluetongue.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Tim Kain
Commission note: Commissioned by Bill McIntyre.. Commissioned for the 30th Anniversary of Guitar Trek
First performance: by Guitar Trek at Classical Guitar Festival Sydney - opening concert (Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre) on 16 Nov 2017
Performances of this work
16 Nov 2017: at Classical Guitar Festival Sydney - opening concert (Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre). Featuring Guitar Trek.
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