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String Quartet No. 2


By Martin Bresnick

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String quartet Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello
Bucephalus. Composed by Martin Bresnick (1946-). Classical. Full score (study). With Standard notation. Composed 1984. 42 pages. Carl Fischer #SC00059. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.SC59).

Item Number: CF.SC59

ISBN 825862248.

Each of the titles of the five movements in this piece were taken from a number of events, real or imaginary, in the lives of Alexander the Great and his war horse, Bucephalus. The piece was written for Gyorgy Ligeti's 60th birthday and was commissioned by the Alexander String Quartet with support of Chamber Music America and the Connecticut Commission for the Arts.

  • Bucephalus 
  • Around the Sun 
  • Alexandrine 
  • At Jhelum 
  • The new advocate 
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