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Echoes of the Dunbar : recorder and guitar duo

by Richard Charlton (2006)

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Echoes of the Dunbar


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Echoes of the Dunbar / R. Charlton.

Library shelf no. CD 1775 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

Commissioned by the Dutch duo Bosgraaf/Elias, this work has an accompanying DVD of images shot by the composer. It is a reflection on Sydney's worst maritime disaster the wreck of the Dunbar.

The work is in the form of a fantasia and uses a folk tune (a sea shanty) of the time.

Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: Alto recorder, guitar. DVD.Multi-media work, but can be performed without DVD.

Duration: 8 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — The recorder part has some extended techniques

Commission note: Commissioned by the Dutch duo 'Bosgraaf/Elias

First performance: 17 Nov 06. The festival, 'Muziekgebouw' (Big Eye), Suite Muziekweek, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Performances of this work

17 Nov 06: The festival, 'Muziekgebouw' (Big Eye), Suite Muziekweek, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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