Petra String Quartet plays Conyngham and Tibbits

Barry Conyngham's first string quartet and George Tibbits' second performed by the Petra String Quartet.


Petra String Quartet

Now defunct, the Petra String Quartet was formed in 1977 from graduates of the Tasmanian Conservatorium and focused on Australian compositions. They toured the eastern states, then Europe in 1980.

Track Listing

  1. String Quartet No.1 Barry Conyngham 19:40
  2. Second String Quartet George Tibbits

  3. First movement 9:47
  4. Second movement 6:11
  5. Third movement 2:16
  6. Fourth movement 6:03



Barry Conyngham

Born in Sydney Australia, Barry Conyngham has received numerous awards, prizes and grants for composition, including Churchill (1970), Harkness (1972-74), Australia Council (1974-5), and Senior Fulbright (1982) Fellowships. He has an ARIA, two Sounds Australian Critics Awards and two Maggs Awards.

Where to buy

Petra String Quartet plays Conyngham and Tibbits can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia, including Thomas’ and Readings.

Product details

List price
$20.00 AUD
Total playing time
43 minutes 57 seconds
Release date
© 1981 Move Records
℗ 1981 Move Records
Catalogue number
MD 3037
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574303728