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Birds of paradise (10 players: guitars)

by Gerard Brophy (1999)

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Performance by Guitarstrophe! from the CD Birds of paradise

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Birds of paradise / Guitarstrophe!

Library shelf no. CD 595 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1999

Instrumentation: Guitar orchestra: requintos guitars, guitars I, II, III, IV and V, bass guitars, divided into seven or more equally balanced groups,

Duration: 16 min.

Contents note: 1. mungatopi -- 2. o corpo dourado...sozinho -- 3. ju-ju -- 4. teresita -- 5. beija-flor -- 6. irramaru.

Dedication note: "For John Casey and the Guitarstrophix!"

Commission note: Commissioned by Guitarstrophe!.. Commissioned for performance at the 1999 Darwin International Guitar Festival

First performance: by Guitarstrophe! — 7 Jul 99. Northern Territory University, Casuarina Campus, Darwin NT

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7 Jul 99: Northern Territory University, Casuarina Campus, Darwin NT. Featuring Guitarstrophe!.

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