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South African Suite

(A Musical Tribute to the Birds of South Africa and the One Who Made Them)

The musical material which makes up this work, originally written for string quartet, is taken from the transcribed songs and calls of over 300 South African birds.  It is made up of six movements, each movement representing six different avifaunal regions within the country:

I.  Potchefstroom

 

II.  Wakkerstroom

 

III.  The Cape

 

IV.  The Karoo

 

V.  Drakensburg

 

VI.  Natal

 

All music and artwork is Copyright ©1999 by the Mary Beth Stowe.

 

Logo design: Orange-breasted Sunbird (top); Jackass Penguin (lower); Blue Crane (right).

   CDs of the piano version of this work are available @ $10.00 each.

    Score Prices:

            I.  Potchefstroom

                Full score:        $10.75

                Violin I  Part:    $  3.50

                Violin II Part:    $  3.00

                Viola Part:       $  2.75

                Cello Part:       $  2.50

            II.   Wakkerstroom

                Full score:        $  5.25

                Violin I  Part:    $  1.50

                Violin II Part:    $  1.50

                Viola Part:       $  1.50

                Cello Part:       $  1.25

            III. The Cape

                Full score:        $11.25

                Violin I  Part:    $  3.00

                Violin II Part:    $  3.00

                Viola Part:       $  3.00

                Cello Part:       $  2.50

          IV. The Karoo

                Full score:        $ 5.25

                Violin I  Part:    $ 1.25

                Violin II Part:    $ 1.50

                Viola Part:       $ 1.50

                Cello Part:       $ 1.50

           V. Drakensburg

                Full score:        $ 6.00

                Violin I  Part:    $ 1.50

                Violin II Part:    $ 1.75

                Viola Part:       $ 1.75

                Cello Part:       $ 1.75

          VI. Natal

                Full score:        $13.75

                Violin I  Part:    $  4.00

                Violin II Part:    $  3.75

                Viola Part:       $  3.75

                Cello Part:       $  3.50

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