Fantasia : for string quartet and piano
by Sally Greenaway (2011, this version: 2016)
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Written in the Romantic Era style of Beethoven and Schubert, this clarinet quartet plus piano piece is in 3 short movements. The opening movement is 'Allegro quasi fantasia' with a shimmering piano accompaniment and hints of Dr Who. The middle movement is 'Largo - molto legato e espressivo' with a soaring lead clarinet line reminiscent of Mozart's famous Clarinet Concerto. The second movement segues into the final movement, a fast and exciting 'Maestoso' with hints of Pirates of the Caribbean.
Also arranged for string quartet with piano.
Year: 2011, this version: 2016
Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello, piano.
Duration: 5 min.
Commission note: Composed for Wicked-Strings! in 2016 for the University of Canberra Graduation ceremonies
First performance: by Wicked-Strings! — 20 Sep 16. University of Canberra Graduation ceremonies, AIS Arena, Canberra
Fantasia by Sally Greenaway
- In the form/style of: Romanticism
Performances of this work
21 Sep 16: University of Canberra Graduation ceremonies, AIS Arena, Canberra. Featuring Wicked-Strings!.
20 Sep 16: University of Canberra Graduation ceremonies, AIS Arena, Canberra. Featuring Wicked-Strings!.
4 Nov 2012: at An Afternoon of Music (Canberra Southern Cross Club).
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