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Stone, Shell, Bone and Feather : for guitar quartet / Duncan Gardiner.
by Duncan Gardiner (2016)
Stone, Shell, Bone and Feather is an eight-movement work for guitar quartet inspired by funeral music connected to the East Perth Cemeteries in Perth, Western Australia. Each movement of the work is based on, and inspired by, ancient and/or historical funeral music that was performed at funerals in the late-18th and early-19th centuries.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (46p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 20 min.
I. When Our Heads are Bowed with Woe -- II. In Paradisum -- III. Your Harps, Ye Trembling Saints -- IV. Vital Spark of Heavenly Flame -- V. Hymn of the Dead -- VI. There is a Land of Pure Delight -- VII. Feathers at Sunset -- VIII. Midar.
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The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc in relation to this work:
Historical, funeral music
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