Dance for String Quartet and Orchestra
Dance for String Quartet and Orchestra features the chamber ensemble leading the orchestra through contrapuntal passages and chromatic textures while alternating between two roles: a chamber ensemble performing a concerto grosso (quartet vs. orchestra), and four soloists leading their independent sections (section vs. section).
I excerpted this composition, originally the second movement of my Symphony No.3 in E Minor: Concert in Three Acts, and reduced its instrumentation to make it available to more ensembles and help it engage a wider audience.
10 minutes | Violin I & II, Viola, Cello + 220.127.116.11 / 18.104.22.168 / Timp. 2 perc. Harp / Strings | 2016
Excerpted from Symphony No.3 in E Minor: Concert in Three Acts
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