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6 Moments musicaux, Op.44

for String Quartet

By Gyorgy Kurtag

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Performance Score String Quartet (vl1, vl2, vla, vlc)
For String Quartet. Composed by Gyorgy Kurtag (1926-). EMB. Classical. Playing score. Op.44. 34 pages. Editio Musica Budapest #Z14512. Published by Editio Musica Budapest (HL.50486828).

Item Number: HL.50486828

ISBN 9790080145128. 9x12 inches. Gyorgy Kurtag.

Kurtág, winner of the 2006 Grawemeyer Award in music composition, began composition of this work, his fourth string quartet, in 1999, and completed it in 2005. In this suite of 6 movements Kurtág borrows music from other compositions, particularly from his lengthy Játékok for piano. 6 Moments Musicaux was premiered in February of 2006 in Bordeaux, France, during a celebration of the composer's 80th birthday, performed by the Keller Quartet.

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