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Fantasia on Waltzing Matilda

Sheet Music: Score & Part(s)

Fantasia on Waltzing Matilda / Miriam Hyde.

by Miriam Hyde (1943)

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  • Library Availability: 784.2/HYD 1 — Reference (not for loan) copy only
  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in b flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F,  2 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, timpani, percussion, strings.
  • Audio Sample

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

    (this sample is of the piano duo version of this work)


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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."

Published by: Wirripang [9790720209869] — 1 score

Includes programme note.

Sold with set of parts.

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.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 9790720209869

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This work also exists as the following versions:
- Duos: Piano duos
- Solo Piano
- Quartets: 4 flutes
- Quintets: 2 Flutes, oboe, clarinet, bassoon
- String orchestra
- Piano Trios
- Duos: Pianos (4 hands)
- Trios: Piano, violin, viola


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