String Quartet No.1

(1979)

by Colin Matthews

Description
string quartet
Duration
27
Genres
String Quartet
Instrumentation
Commission
Commissioned through the Aldeburgh Festival-Snape Maltings Foundation for the 33rd Aldeburgh Festival
First Performance
7.6.1980, Aldeburgh Festival, Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh, Suffolk, UK: Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Availability

Study score 0-571-50693-3 and parts (fp) 0-571-55503-9 on sale

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'String Quartet No 1' reviews

‘… a superb, ambitious new string quartet from Colin Matthews, numerically his first but so confident one finds it hard to believe that.' The Guardian (Edward Greenfield), 9 June 1980 Read more

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