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Work

A Short walk in a rainforest : une petite promenade dans la foret tropicale

by Richard Charlton (1996)

Audio Sample

Performance by Fiona Harrison from the CD legend of Hagoromo

legend of Hagoromo

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CD

The legend of Hagoromo / Fiona Harrison, guitar.

Library shelf no. CD 2220 [Not for loan]

short walk in a rainforest = Une petite promenade dans la forêt tropicale

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Work Overview

A Short walk in a rainforest is a fantasy type work commissioned by the Darwin International Guitar Festival and Charles Darwin University. The performer may adopt a very free and lyrical approach, with the interpretation aiming to convey the dual feelings of calm and excitement that one might feel at being in a rainforest.

Work Details

Year: 1996

Instrumentation: Guitar.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — AMEB Grade 8.

Dedication note: Dedicated to José María Gallardo del Rey, Robert Vidal

Commission note: Commissioned by Darwin International Guitar Festival, Northern Territory University.

First performance: by José María Gallardo del Rey — 17 Oct 96. XXVII Semaine Internationale de Guitare de Paris, Maison de Radio, France

Performances of this work

19 Nov 2017: at Classical Guitar Festival Sydney - festive guitar from Seville (Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre). Featuring José María Gallardo del Rey.

18 Oct 17: Classical Guitar Festival Sydney, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney. Featuring José María Gallardo del Rey.

13 Aug 17: Altamira Hong Kong International Guitar Symposium, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, Hng Kong

21 Oct 2015: at Viva Richard Charlton (Elder Hall).

20 Oct 15: presented by the New York City Classical Guitar Society, The Diller-Quaile School of Music, 24 East 95th Street, New York NY 10128. Featuring Simon Powis.

12 Jan 15: Sydney Guitar Summer School, Packer Theatre, Ascham School, Sydney. Featuring Simon Powis.

17 Oct 96: XXVII Semaine Internationale de Guitare de Paris, Maison de Radio, France. Featuring José María Gallardo del Rey.

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