The Strawberry Thief

Music of Sally Greenaway
Commissioned by Stephanie and Ross Burton

A world of strawberries, birds, gardens and cheeky foxes comes to life in this collection of 3 short works written to commemorate 40 years of marriage - Stephanie and Ross Burton's 'Ruby' Wedding Anniversary.

During the composition process, the Burtons sent Greenaway ideas of inspiration, which weaved their way into the music.

Category: Chamber: Trio to Large Ensemble; String instruments; Woodwind instruments;
Instrumentation: Trio: Clarinet, Cello, Piano: Advanced version
Year: 2017
Work duration: 8min
Difficulty/level: Advanced
Movement list:
1. The Strawberry Thief
2. The Secret Garden
3. The Little Red Fox
Category: Chamber: Trio to Large Ensemble; Woodwind instruments;
Instrumentation: Trio: Flute, Cello, Piano (Advanced): Advanced version
Year: 2015
Work duration: 8min
Difficulty/level: Advanced
Movement list:
1. The Strawberry Thief
2. The Secret Garden
3. The Little Red Fox
Commissioned by: Stephanie and Ross Burton in celebration of their Ruby Wedding Anniversary.
Category: Chamber: Trio to Large Ensemble;
Instrumentation: Trio: Flute, Viola, Harp
Year: 2021
Work duration: 8min
Difficulty/level: Advanced
Movement list:
3. The Little Red Fox
Category: Chamber: Trio to Large Ensemble; HSC & Education; School Ensembles; String instruments; Woodwind instruments;
Instrumentation: Trio: Flute, Cello, Piano (Intermediate): Intermediate level (suitable for good high school students). Second movement
Year: 2018
Work duration: 3min
Difficulty/level: Intermediate
Movement list:
2. The Secret Garden

Versions of this work appear in these recordings

The Strawberry Thief
Sally Greenaway
Released 2021

Performed by David Shaw, Samuel Payne & Edward Neeman

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