Sheet Music: Score
Small town : for string quartet / Peter Sculthorpe ; arranged by David Matthews.
by Peter Sculthorpe (1980)
Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Faber Music) — 1 score (9p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 7 mins
First performance by Petra String Quartet — 22 Mar 80. Hobart, Tasmania
Includes programme note.
Inspired by D.H. Lawrence's novel Kangaroo, which is set in the 'small town' of Thirroul south of Sydney.
Originally part of a five-movement work, 'The Fifth Continent' for speaker and orchestra.
Arranged for string quartet by David Matthews.
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