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'Lament for Strings' reviews

‘– a real highlight of the season - miniature, economical with resources, but perfectly judged – The piece was as contained as the emotions to which it related - not dramatic high tragedy but a sort of washed-out pain, with simple lyrical keening tones high up the solo instruments, like wires stretching towards breaking, then relaxing and fading. Molto espressivo, beautifully imagined contemplative music, with a burden of stronger melodic definition left finally to the cello before the lead v Read more

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