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Terra Memoria


By Kaija Saariaho

String Quartet (Score)
Score. Composed by Kaija Saariaho (1952-). Music Sales America. Classical, Contemporary. Score. Composed 2007. 28 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH72358. Published by Chester Music (HL.14037484).

Item Number: HL.14037484

ISBN 9781783058327. 8.25x11.75 inches.

Unlike many of Kaija Saariaho's other works, Terra Memoria has no electronic extensions, but uses the traditional String Quartet to explore the mutability and changelessness of memories of 'thosedeparted'.

Kaija Saariaho is a contemporary Finnish composer living and working in Paris and considered to be part of the so-called 'French Spectralist' school of composition. She gained international renown forher first opera l'Amour Du Loin and continues a prolific compositional life with a wide range of international performances.

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  • February 08, 2017 Excellent Piece for Quartet

    Very contemporary string Quartet using techniques and textures that are worth studying.

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