Hmmmmmmm String Quartet the ultimate Composers challenge.No hiding Place.Originally Posted by jesshmusic
May I say you have risen to the challenge Magnificently.Fantastic compostions.!!I would Love to see the scores.Do you have any pdf files available for viewing?.I like the slightly folkloristic nature of the material,especially in the 2nd movt.
On a rendering note,some of the pianissimo pizz parts are a bit ppppp,and perhaps the reverb could be a little less muddy.
Many congrats jess,a string quartet renders the composer a little naked and vulnerable,but you have done an excellent job.Looking forward to the rest.
Thanks, Joaz. I will post the scores as soon as I am able. The third movement has me distracted at the moment.
Jess,Originally Posted by jesshmusic
I don't know if I will have time for a good listen to the second movement, but I wanted to congratulate you on the first mvt: very well done! There is a security in the way you handle the material that lets the listener know a Composer is at the wheel. The coda is beautiful. Definitely looking forward to the rest.
This is very nice (all 3)...I've only been able to listen on these crappy speakers at work, but will definitely be taking it home for another listen on better equipment.
I, too, would be interested in seeing the scores. Is this work you're doing for graduate school?
ps - dig deep for that 4th movement!
Jim Jarnagin - no not THAT Jim Jarnagin, the other one.
It's not quite for grad school yet, it is actually something I started a few monthes ago. I decided to finish it just to have a little something extra to show my professor.
This is a superb string quartet. As Joaz pointed out, it is difficult to keep four players gainfully employed and you've done it exceptionally well. This ranks with any string quartet I've ever heard and I devour them all. I would also like to say that your style is fresh and original. Very well done.
Originally Posted by valhalx
Thank you very much.