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Melbourne arioso : for solo guitar

by Ross Edwards (2016)

Melbourne arioso


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Melbourne arioso : for solo guitar / Ross Edwards.

Library shelf no. 787.87/EDW 3 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Composed for Xuefei Yang, to whom it is dedicated, Melbourne Arioso is a nocturne which pays homage to the Melbourne artist Clarice Beckett (1887-1935), whose mysterious, gently epiphanic visions of suburban dusk, night and fog reveal the extraordinary within the ordinary.

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: Guitar.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Xuefei Yang

Commission note: Commissioned by Melbourne Recital Centre with funds provided by Maria Sola.

First performance: by Xuefei Yang at Xuefei Yang (Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall) on 3 Nov 2016


Melbourne arioso, by Ross Edwards (excerpt)

Source: A Melbourne Recital Centre initiative

Melbourne Recital Centre's Director of Artistic Planning Marshall McGuire talks to 2016 Great Performer Xuefei Yang and composer Ross Edwards.


Performances of this work

3 Nov 2016: at Xuefei Yang (Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall). Featuring Xuefei Yang.

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