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String Quartet No. 2

By Ruth Schonthal

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String quartet - Level 4
Composed by Ruth Schonthal (1924-). Strings - Quartet, Quintet, Sextet. Work premiere: 26.10.1984 Radio France, Paris, The Crescent Quartet; revised version: 07.06.1996 Heilig-Geist-Kirche Heidelberg, The Pellegrini Quartet. Chamber Music. Score and parts. Composed 1983 rev. 1996. Duration 25'. Furore Verlag #FUE 2800. Published by Furore Verlag (FV.FUE-2800).

Item Number: FV.FUE-2800

ISBN 979-0-50012-180-0.

Although this work abounds with haunting themes and diatonic melodies, the use of bitonality, acerbic harmonies, and extreme rubato phrasing and Viennese - style shifting tempi provide a contemporary feel. The piece has a great psychological pull.

WP: 26.10.1984 Radio France, Paris, The Crescent Quartet; rev. version: 07.06.1996 Heilig-Geist-Kirche Heidelberg, The Pellegrini Quartet

CONTENT
1. Molto rubato, 2. Tempo marziale, funebre, 3. Allegretto grazioso.

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