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Salty Tales : for guitar ensemble

by Richard Charlton (2021)

Work Overview

Tig was a long time friend and one of the most senior members of the Classical Guitar Society. He passed away late 2017. Based on some traditional Sea Shanties as Tig was a great sailor and commodore of the Middle Harbour Yacht Club. The work uses Haul Away Joe, The Shores of Botany Bay & Bound for South Australia.

Work Details

Year: 2021

Instrumentation: Guitar ensemble in 4 parts. Also playable by guitar quartet.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Commissioned by the Thomas family in memory of "Tig" Thomas for the Classical Guitar Society, Sydney

First performance: by Classical Guitar Society, Sydney at Together Again! - Tributes & Tales (Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre) on 30 Apr 2022

Performances of this work

30 Apr 2022: at Together Again! - Tributes & Tales (Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre). Featuring Classical Guitar Society, Sydney.

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