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String Quartet No. 3 Score

By Michael Nyman

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String Quartet
Composed by Michael Nyman. Music Sales America. Classical. Score. Composed 1993. 24 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH60865. Published by Chester Music (HL.14023668).

Item Number: HL.14023668

ISBN 9780711932975. 9x12 inches.

String Quartet No.3 was written for, and first performed by the Balanescu Quartet, February 1990 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Duration 16 minutes. Instrumental parts are available on sale.

Quoting composer: In thesummer of 1989 I composed a choral work, Out of the Ruins, for Agnieszka Piotrowska's BBC2 documentary which dealt with the physical and emotional responses of some inhabitants of Leninakhan to the earthquake whichdevastated Armenia the previous December. When he heard the recording of the work that I made with the Holy Echmiadzin Chorus under the fervent conducting of Khoren Meykhanejian, Alex Balanescu suggested turning Out of the Ruinsinto a string quartet. There seemed no reason or opportunity to do this until I felt the need to add to the intensity of my experiences in Armenia the no less profound experience of witnessing the images of the Romanianrevolution on television during the later part of December 1989.

The compositional procedure was as follows: to take Out of the Ruins as a template on which the Romanian vocal or instrumental music would be superimposed,quite often stretched into new intervallic shapes though the demands of the completely performed harmonic structure.

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