String quartet No. 2 : string quartet
by Paul Stanhope (2009)
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A quartet in 4 conjoined movements, reflecting on the relationships of Old Europe and Australia, the migration of European Jewish immigrants and their stories.
Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 20 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional standard String Quartet recommended
Contents note: Prelude -- Flight -- Dirge (variations) -- Scherzo.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Kim Williams
First performance: by Pavel Haas Quartet — 21 Jul 10. Armidale Town Hall, NSW
Work revised April 2011.
Winner of the Instrumental Work of the Year, APRA/AMC Art Music Awards, 2011
Awards & Prizes
|2011||Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Instrumental||Winner||Paul Stanhope|
Resonate article: Art Music Awards 2011 - finalists announced by Australian Music Centre
Resonate article: Winners of the inaugural Art Music Awards announced by Australian Music Centre
Performances of this work
16 Sep 2012: at ANAM Quartetthaus (ANAM Quartetthaus).
13 Sep 2012: at Australian Voices - Paul Stanhope curated by Matthew Hindson (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Musicians of the National Academy of Music.
21 Jul 10: Armidale Town Hall, NSW. Featuring Pavel Haas Quartet.
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