STRING QUARTET in D Flat

Composer: 

Alternate Title: 

MUSIC FOR STRINGS

Year Authored (or revised): 

2016

Scoring: 

string quartet

Duration (min): 

32

Movements-Titles: 

I. Larghetto appassionato
II. Andante calmato
III. Andante giocoso
IV. Molto marcato

The first movement, Larghetto appassionato, has three main themes which are dominated by a lyrical motive appearing in augmentation during the mid-section. The second movement, andantino calmato, uses alternating 5/8 and 6/8 meters with flowing lines. The third, Andantino giocoso, has a dance-like character with bright rhythms. The final movement, Molto marcato, in perpetual motion, is marked by recurring ascending and descending sixteenth-note patterns in a spirited manner.

new edition, 2016

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