Composer Elliott Schwartz (b. 1936, NYC) studied composition at Columbia University. His music on this CD is performed by the Kreutzer Quartet who is dedicated to performing and recording new works, both collectively and as soloists, Longbow, Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Aaron Shorr and Nicole Johnson. The new CD includes String Quartet No. 2: For Louise and Aaron ; Memorial in 2 Parts - I. and II. for violin and piano; Tapestry; for violin, cello, and piano; and Water Music for strings and recorded sounds.