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Bright birds and sorrows : for soprano saxophone and string quartet

by Ross Edwards (2015)

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Work Details

Year: 2015

Instrumentation: Saxophone, 2 violins, viola, cello, clapping sticks (or claves).

Duration: 17 min.

Contents note: 1. Songbird -- 2. Lullaby -- 3. Lament for the Sacred Earth -- 4. Laughing Dance.

Written for: Amy Dickson

Commission note: Commissioned by Kim Williams.

First performance: by Elias String Quartet, Amy Dickson at Musica Viva: Festival Concert #4 (Verbrugghen Hall) on 22 Apr 2017

Revised in 2019


Performances of this work

6 Mar 2021: at Adelaide Festival 2021 - The Hermit of Green Light (UKARIA Cultural Centre). Featuring Flinders Quartet, Michael Duke.

4 Mar 2021: at Adelaide Festival 2021: Pierrot Lunaire - Sex & Madness (Adelaide Town Hall).

3 Aug 2019: at AFCM: Concert Conversations 6 (The Pavilion, the Ville Resort-Casino). Featuring Goldner String Quartet, Amy Dickson.

22 Apr 2017: at Musica Viva: Festival Concert #4 (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Elias String Quartet, Amy Dickson.

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