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Fantasia on Waltzing Matilda : for violin, cello and piano

by Miriam Hyde (1936, this version: 1994)

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Performance by Robert Chamberlain, Darryl Coote from the CD Worlds apart

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Fantasia on Waltzing Matilda : for violin, cello and piano / by Miriam Hyde.

Library shelf no. 785.2813/HYD 1 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

Miriam Hyde wrote about this Fantasia: "The well-known tune, Waltzing Matilda, is treated freely, though there is no doubt that its identity would be apparent to even the casual, untrained listener. Its two main features are the opening repeated note figure. Once a jolly swagman, and the final arching phrase, I'll go a-waltzing Matilda with you."

Work Details

Year: 1936, this version: 1994

Instrumentation: Violin, cello, piano

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Written for the Sydney Concert Trio

Originally for theatre orchestra as part of the music for "Heritage", produced at the Tivoli Theatre, Adelaide, in S.A.'s Centenary, 1936. This served as an overture to a scene of a jolly swagman camped by a billabong -- Composer's note.

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4 Aug 2013: at Oz Chamber (Woollahra Council Chambers). Featuring Woollahra Philharmonic Players.

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