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Clarinet quintet : Songs from the bush

by Ian Munro (2009)

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Performance by Omega Ensemble, David Rowden from the CD Mozart, Munro, Palmer

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Work Overview

Clarinet quintet explores the relationship between colonial European bush music and indigenous music across the cultural frontier.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: Clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 18 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. Country Dance  --  2. Campfire and Night Sky  --  3. A Drover's Lament

Commission note: Commissioned by Claire Armstrong, John Sharpe.

First performance: by Catherine McCorkill, Goldner String Quartet — 27 Nov 10. Huntington Festival

Analysis

Resonate article: Footmarks by the Primal Dance Company by Christopher Sainsbury

Performances of this work

7 May 2017: at Songs from the Bush (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room). Featuring David Rowden, Omega Ensemble.

10 Apr 2017: at Charlie Siem [Munro] (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room). Featuring Charlie Siem, Omega Ensemble.

22 Jan 2017: at Omega Ensemble - Clarinet Quintet (Mechanics' Institute Hall, Minerva Space). Featuring Omega Ensemble.

7 Oct 2016: at Primal Dance Company: Footmarks (The Art House, Wyong).

11 Sep 2016: at Primal Dance Company: Footmarks (Laycock St Theatre).

5 Sep 2016: at Primal Dance Company: Footmarks (Eternity Playhouse).

23 Sep 2014: at Faust + Omega (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Omega Ensemble, Faust Quartet.

5 May 2013: at Valley Dreaming (Gymnasium of the Scots College Glengarry Campus). Featuring Natsuko Yoshimoto, David Pereira, Roger Benedict, Imants Larsens, David Rowden.

19 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Sabine Meyer, Modigliani String Quartet.

17 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle Conservatorium of Music). Featuring Sabine Meyer, Modigliani String Quartet.

15 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Sabine Meyer, Modigliani String Quartet.

12 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Sabine Meyer, Modigliani String Quartet.

10 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Modigliani String Quartet, Sabine Meyer.

8 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Sabine Meyer, Modigliani String Quartet.

7 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Sabine Meyer, Modigliani String Quartet.

5 Nov 2011: at Sabine Meyer & Modigliani String Quartet (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Modigliani String Quartet, Sabine Meyer.

15 Mar 2011: at Australia Ensemble @UNSW (Leighton Hall). Featuring Australia Ensemble.

27 Nov 10: Huntington Festival. Featuring Goldner String Quartet, Catherine McCorkill.

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