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Five Tails in Cold Blood : Guitar Quartet No. 8

by Richard Charlton (2017)

Also known as: Guitar Quartet No.8

Work Overview

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.

Work Details

Year: 2017

Instrumentation: Guitar quartet (including acoustic bass).

Duration: 15 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

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

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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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