Essay for String Quartet
Essay for String Quartet examines registral and beat hierarchy in developing the primary theme from my Symphony No.3 in E Minor: Concert in Three Acts. Essay transitions between traditional quartet voicing and complete inversion of registral hierarchy while shifting from a strong sense of beat hierarchy to its near absence and back again.
I excerpted this composition, originally the symphony’s third movement, without musical changes, simply reformatted for performance as an independent chamber work.
9 minutes | 2016
Excerpted from Symphony No.3 in E Minor: Concert in Three Acts
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