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Gade String Quartet in E minor

performed by the folks listed in the following video

So there are a few reasons we’re doubling up on Gade this week. For one, I couldn’t find a recording (because apparently none has ever been made) of August Winding’s op. 944 more words


5th November: Getting some sight-reading practice in!

We were pleased to welcome back Levon Chilingirian and the Piatti Quartet to the Purcell School for Chamber Music Academy. As this was the second session, all the groups had already started to get to grips with the notes so they could really focus on playing together and creating the right sound for their piece be it Brahms or Boccherini. 334 more words

Happy Bday, SR

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0249: 80 Phases: Wish the minimalist composer Steve Reich a happy birthday.

The main problem was in figuring out how to do this without having the piece last too long. 178 more words

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Easley Blackwood: String Quartet no. 1

performed by the Pacifica Quartet on Cedille Records (sorry, no YouTube), or here in iTunes

Meet Easley Blackwood, a living American composer.

Easley Blackwood, Jr. was born on April 21, 1933 in Indianapolis, Indiana, started studying piano, and by 14 was making solo appearances with the Indianapolis Symphony. 1,095 more words


Upcoming Concert by Seven)Suns, Dec. 1

The Voices Up! concert series presents Seven)Suns at

Fordham University Lincoln Center, 12th floor lounge

Thursday, December 1, 7:30PM

Free Admission

SEVEN)SUNS is the first classical/metal/hardcore string quartet.  164 more words