String quartet no. 2 : a colonial sketch book
by Ian Munro (2010)
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Performance by Flinders Quartet from the CD Works by Twist, Greenbaum, Munro, Edwards, Macpherson and Risby.
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Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 24 min.
Contents note: 1. Convict's Return -- 2. Gargal Machree -- 3. Jack Doolan
Commission note: Commissioned for Flinders Quartet with funds provided by Australian Business Arts Foundation.. Commissioned by Irene and John Garran in memory of Irene’s parents, Kathryn and Bill Purnell.
First performance: by Flinders Quartet at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room) on 8 Apr 2011
String quartet no. 2 makes use of five folk songs taken from John Meredith's collection Folk Songs of Australia and the men and women who sang them.
- Inspired by: Australian folk music
Performances of this work
10 Apr 2011: at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Iwaki Auditorium). Featuring Flinders Quartet.
9 Apr 2011: at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Montsalvat Barn Gallery). Featuring Flinders Quartet.
8 Apr 2011: at Flinders Quartet: Program 1 with special guest Ian Munro (Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room). Featuring Flinders Quartet.
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