Halcyon birds : for string quartet
by David Holyoake (2009)
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This work was inspired by the mythical bird. The 'Halcyon' was believed to spend its entire life on the wing, and had the ability to charm the climate into calm. A very accessible and melodic work with a lofty spirit.
Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 9 min.
Contents note: In 2 movts
First performance: by Silo String Quartet — 24 Oct 04. Trinity Uniting Church, Melbourne
Performances of this work
24 Oct 04: Trinity Uniting Church, Melbourne. Featuring Silo String Quartet.
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