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String Quartet #1

By Jason Mitchell

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2 violin, viola, cello - Grade 6
Composed by Jason Mitchell. Score and Parts. Imagine Music Publishing #TMF051. Published by Imagine Music Publishing (IG.TMF051).

Item Number: IG.TMF051

9 x 12 in inches.

String Quartet no. 1 is a three-movement work composed in a fast-slow-fast arrangement. While this composition does not follow the standard four-movement model, it serves as an experimentation in form and genre. The first movement captures the audience's attention with its quick tempo and agitated triplets, which segues into the softer second movement. This movement offers contrast via the development of a slower theme, and the highly chromatic material of the beginning and end of the second movement should be played as expressively as possible, echoing a mournful song-like quality. The finale movement begins even livelier than the first, with its accelerated tempo reinvigorating both the audience and performers.

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