OCTET FOR DOUBLE STRING QUARTET

OCTET FOR DOUBLE STRING QUARTET

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Scoring
double string quartet
Instrumentation
4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos
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Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
20
Movements
Part I (Allegro)
Part II (Larghetto-Allegro)

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Description

New edition 2017 from 2009 original

Comments

Commissioned by the Romanian American Festival, Inc. The American Romanian Festival Inc., Marian Tanau, artistic director,commissioned premiered Thomas Read's Octet for Double String Quartet at Wayne State University, October 14,  and at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art on October 25, 2009. The program also included octets by Enescu and by Shostakovich.

First Perfomance
October 14, 2009
Recording

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Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author

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Ensemble Type
strings featured
string quartet (alone or + inst or voc)
Genre/Theme

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Instrument
violin ii , violin , viola , cello

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j._octet_excerpt.mp3_x.mp3
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