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Fantasia on Waltzing Matilda

Sheet Music: Score & Part(s)

Fantasia on Waltzing Matilda : for woodwind quintet / by Miriam Hyde.

by Miriam Hyde (1991)

  • Sales Availability: We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 30 Sep 2021.
  • Library Availability: 785.815/HYD 1 — Reference (not for loan) copy only
  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes, oboe, clarinet, bassoon
  • 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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Product details

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 [979 0 720164 26 7] — 1 score 6p. -- A4 (portrait)) and 5 parts

Difficulty: Medium

Includes program note.

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: 979 0 720164 26 7

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This work also exists as the following versions:
- Duos: Piano duos
- Trios: Piano, violin, viola
- Solo Piano
- Quartets: 4 flutes
- Duos: Pianos (4 hands)
- Orchestral music
- String orchestra
- Piano Trios


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