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Pink Breasted Robin (2006)

for String Quartet

By Elena Kats-Chernin

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String Quartet (Score & Parts)
For String Quartet. Composed by Elena Kats-Chernin (1957-). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Classical. Softcover. 28 pages. Bote & Bock #M202533383. Published by Bote & Bock (HL.48023886).

Item Number: HL.48023886

ISBN 9783793140214. 9.25x12 inches.

“Originally written for a suite called Silver Poetry, a Suite on Australian Images, for German flautist Christiane Meininger, whose specially designed flute bears that name (”Poesie in Silber“), this short piece was composed on the day I went for a walk in Russell Falls in Tasmania, and I encountered the small pink breasted robin, a rare tiny and very pretty bird. It had such a charming aura about it as well as something very theatrical in the way it just took off in a flash. This piece has something of a circus character.” –Elena Kats-Chernin.

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