Raison D'Etre II

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The second movement of Raison D'Etre, this one moving to Amaj. Originally an excerpt from a solo guitar suite, it always had the feeling of belonging to other instrumentation. With string quartet and voice, it all fell simply into place. Because of the separated, 3-note melodic phrases, I had to write a lyric to suit, as no standard text would scan this metre. A good thing in the end, as the emotional and mental intentions expressed are the true completion for the earlier movement.

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Year of composition
John Summers
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
7 minutes
String quartet
Modern classical music
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