Echoes of the Dunbar : recorder and guitar duo
by Richard Charlton (2006)
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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.
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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