Australian Premiere

Shadow Variations (2019) for ukulele ensemble was premiered this August at Vala Beach Ukulele Camp, NSW.

Shadow Variations was composed in August 2019 and premiered the same month in New South Wales, Australia. It was written at the request of the renowned ukulele exponent, Samantha Muir, and takes as it starting point Sam’s own composition, Theme and Variations on the Dowie Dens of Yarrow. Sam is planning to include the piece in the Benslow Music Ukulele Ensemble weekend in the U.K. this October.

Author: Tom Armstrong

Senior Lecturer in Music, University of Surrey, Guildford UK. Freelance composer.

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