String Quartet No. 3: Missa Brevis

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String Quartet No. 3: Missa Brevis

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  • Premiere: This piece has not been premeired.
  • Instrumentation: 2 vlns.vla.vlc
  • Duration: 16'
  • Dedication: "For the Voxare String Quartet."
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Program note

The quartet's sequence of interlocking movements follows those of the traditional Mass. The harmonies and tune of J.S. Bach's choral, "Ach, wie fluchtig, ach wie nichtig" serve as an idee fixe that is alluded to and recontextualized as the work evolves.