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Six fish : for guitar quartet

by Nigel Westlake (2003)

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Performance by Saffire: the Australian Guitar Quartet from the CD Nostalgica

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Shimmering light


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Shimmering light / film music of Nigel Westlake

Library shelf no. CD 2047 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2003

Instrumentation: 2 standard guitars, dobro, twelve string (or steel 6 string).

Duration: 18 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Contents note: 1. Guitarfish -- 2. Sunfish -- 3. Spangled emperor -- 4. Sling-jaw wrasse -- 5. Leafy sea dragon -- 6. Flying fish.

Dedication note: Written for & dedicated to Saffire

Written for: Saffire: the Australian Guitar Quartet

Winner of Instrumental Work of the Year for 2004, announced at the APRA-Australian Music Centre Classical Music Awards, 2005.

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2005 Classical Music Awards - Instrumental Work of the Year Winner Nigel Westlake


Performances of this work

24 Mar 2021: at Perth Symphony Orchestra: Sound & Waves (B Shed, Fremantle). Featuring Musicians of the Perth Symphony Orchestra.

14 Feb 2016: at InspiraciĆ³n - Valentines Day concert (War Memorial Town Hall, Cottesloe). Featuring Perth Guitar Quartet.

15 Aug 2014: at Guitar Trek (Elder Hall). Featuring Guitar Trek.

14 May 2014: at Sounding Nishi: Westlake (Nishi Building).

8 May 2009: at Musica del fuego (Albert Hall, Canberra). Featuring Guitar Trek.

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