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Slicked back tango : for string quartet

by Elena Kats-Chernin (1995, this version: 2007)

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Performance by Acacia Quartet from the CD Fast blue village

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Work Overview

"This tango harks back to the time of silent movies. I was thinking of the 1920s and film star Rudolph Valentino. The title refers to his hairstyle".

Work Details

Year: 1995, this version: 2007

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 2 min.


Performances of this work

15 May 2016: at ACACIA QUARTET present Blue Silence - string miniatures by Elena Kats-Chernin (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room). Featuring Acacia Quartet.

12 Aug 13: Pitt Street Uniting Church, NSW. Featuring Streeton Trio.

12 Aug 2013: at Streeton Trio - concert and CD Launch (Pitt Street Uniting Church). Featuring Streeton Trio.

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