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Work


Melancholia

for solo guitar

Year:  1991   ·  Duration:  3m

Year:  1991
Duration:  3m

Composer:   Anthony Ritchie

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Anthony Ritchie: Melancholi...

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Sample Score

Sample: Page 1 of score

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About

The composer comments, "Melancholia is a very straightforward little piece and is a meditation on loneliness … I was mindful of the guitar's intimate qualities which help to convey an introspective mood." Melancholia was commissioned by Sue Court for a book of ten NZ guitar works, Guitar Aotearoa.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Pro Arte Publications for the album, Guitar Aotearoa


Contents note

One movement


Performance history

20 Sep 2009: Schemata

16 Sep 2010: “Kiwi Tracks” Air on Hawaii Public Radio

Performed by Matthew Marshall