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String Quartet No. 1

Year of composition
1989
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
15 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
Not available
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String Quartet No. 1 was written during the summer and autumn of 1989. It has three movements and represents one of the first extended compositions that I completed. It does suffer from some flaws being that it is a work not yet in a mature style and written as a student, however it has its own charm and I have decided to keep it in my catalog.

This work was never performed in its entirety. The second movement was performed several times under the title "Largo" for string quartet.

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