Sheet Music: Score
Nightsongs : four collected guitar duets / by Richard Charlton.
by Richard Charlton (2002)
This work comprises a collection of four concert duos written over a period of time from 1996 to 2002.
Pages: 1 score (48p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Difficulty level varies between movements from tertiary to professional
Duration: 23 min.
Refractions -- Romanza -- Nightsongs -- Spiral ellipse.
Includes performance parts for each work, bound together with score.
"Spiral ellipse ... was commissioned by the Duo Lenz and completed in December 2000. It was premiered July 8th 2001" -- p. 47.
"Original version [of Nightsongs] premiered at the 2002 Darwin International Guitar Festival [by Z.O.O. Duo]" -- p. 13.
"Romanza ... was composed for the Duo Agostino in 1988" -- p. 47.
"Refractions was composed for the Strano sisters (Catherine and Silvina) and was premiered by them on the 14th of September 1996 at the Pitt Street Uniting Church, Sydney" -- p. 47.
Includes programme and performance notes.
Refractions: "For Catherine & Silvina Strano" ; Romanza: "Original version composed for Raffaele & Janet Agostino, later reworked for Gareth Koch and 'Saffire'" ; Nightsongs: "For Peter Constant & Marion Schaap (Z.O.O. Duo)" ; Spiral ellipse: "For the 'Duo Lenz'".
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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