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Sheet Music: Score & Part(s)

Didjeribluegrass : for didjeridu and string quartet / Matthew Hindson.

by Matthew Hindson (2005)

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  • Instrumentation: String quartet and didjeridu. Note: there is also a version for string orchestra, didjeridu and percussion (1 player).


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As the title suggests, Didjeribluegrass incorporates some aspects of bluegrass music, in particular the fast "fiddling" style of string playing that includes many open strings. Bluegrass music is especially associated with regional areas, and this seemed a good match with the first performances of this piece that took place in towns in western Queensland. The didjeridu sometimes works with this soundworld, but at other times either co-exists or seems to work against the string parts, taking over through improvisation to assume a more prominent role.

Published by: Faber Music [0571568637] — 1 score

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 8 min.

Commissioned by Australian Festival of Chamber Music for performance by Fyra Quartet, William Barton with funds provided by Australia Council.

First performance by William Barton, Fyra Quartet — 25 Jun 05. Australian Festival of Chamber Music Outback Tour, Lawn Hill National Park, Queensland, Australia

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ISBN: 0571568637

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