String quartet no. 8 : string quartet
by Peter Sculthorpe (1969)
Also known as: String Quartet Music
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Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 16 min.
Contents note: In 5 movements.
Dedication note: To Lillian and Donald Peart
First performance: by Allegri Quartet — 15 Jan 70. Wigmore Hall, London, UK
Radcliffe Award, 1969.
Australian String Quartet program excerpt
© Graeme Skinner
Article: Dawn of new day for Australian composers
by Harriet Cunningham — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 2008 pg. 12
Article: String Quartet No. 8
- Inspired by: Asian culture
Performances of this work
Apr 12: Trackdown Studios, Sydney. Featuring Goldner String Quartet.
10 Nov 2011: at Stockholm Composer Festival (Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset)).
1 May 09: featuring Goldner String Quartet.
23 Sep 08: featuring Australian String Quartet.
13 Sep 08: featuring Australian String Quartet.
15 Jan 70: Wigmore Hall, London, UK. Featuring Allegri Quartet.
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This was a great sounding piece of music. Thanks for posting this.