String quartet no. 2 : string quartet
by Richard Meale (1980)
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Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 25 min.
Contents note: 1. Tempo comodo -- 2. Scherzo quasi una Tocatta -- 3. Cantilena Triste -- 4. Ruvido -- 5. Cantilena Pacifica.
First performance: by Petra String Quartet — 12 Mar 80. Edmund Wright House, during Adelaide Festival
The 5th movt 'Cantilena Pacifica' can be performed separately.
Australian String Quartet program excerpt
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Article: Dawn of a new world symphony
by Gordon Kerry — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 24 March 2009, pp.13
Performances of this work
15 May 2009: at Triple Quartet (Albert Hall, Canberra).
12 Mar 80: Edmund Wright House, during Adelaide Festival. Featuring Petra String Quartet.
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Posted by Simon Oswell  on 9 April, 2016
The 2nd quartet was commissioned and premiered at the Adelaide Festival in March 1980 by the Petra String Quartet, of which I was a member (violist). The 1st quartet was also on the programme. This should be noted because no information seems to exist about this..