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String quartet No. 18 : string quartet

by Peter Sculthorpe (2010)

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Performance by Flinders Quartet from the CD Works by various Australian composers

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The quartets / Peter Sculthorpe, with the Goldner String Quartet.

Library shelf no. DVD 26 [Not for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2010

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 20 min.

Contents note: I. Prelude -- II. A land singing -- III. A dying land -- IV. A lost land -- V. Postlude.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Adrienne Levenson

Commission note: Commissioned by Leila Doyle, Edinburgh International Festival Society, Peter Doyle for performance by Flinders Quartet, Tokyo String Quartet.. Jointly commissioned by Peter and Leila Doyle for the Flinders Quartet, and by the Edinburgh International Festival for the Tokyo Quartet

First performance: by Flinders Quartet at Flinders Quartet (Montsalvat Barn Gallery) on 5 Jun 2010

Performances of this work

8 Jun 2020: at MSO Live Music Marathon (Live streaming event (online only)).

25 Jun 2017: at Flinders Quartet in Ballarat (The Lost Ones (Ballarat)). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

20 Jun 2017: at Flinders Quartet with Timo-Veikko Valve (Hawthorn Arts Centre). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

18 Jun 2017: at Flinders Quartet with Timo-Veikko Valve (The Independent Theatre). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

15 Jun 2017: at Flinders Quartet with Timo-Veikko Valve (Hobart Town Hall). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

Apr 12: Trackdown Studios, Sydney. Featuring Goldner String Quartet.

8 Jul 2011: at Goldner String Quartet (St Bartholomew-the-Great). Featuring Goldner String Quartet.

2 Sep 10: Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Featuring Tokyo String Quartet.

7 Jun 2010: at Flinders Quartet (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

6 Jun 2010: at Flinders Quartet (Iwaki Auditorium). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

5 Jun 2010: at Flinders Quartet (Montsalvat Barn Gallery). Featuring Flinders Quartet.

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