String quartet no. 4 - Score & parts

Alakotila, Timo
Title: String quartet no. 4 - Score & parts
Authors: Alakotila, Timo (Composer)
Product number: 9790550118768
Product form: Sheet music
Availability: Delivery in 7-16 days
Publication date: 16.8.2023
Price: 39,90 € (36,27 € vat 0 %)

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
Edition: 2023
Publication year: 2023
Language: English
Pages: 102
Product family: Chamber music
String ensembles
Finnish library classification: 78.5132 Neljä jousisoitinta
Key words: jousikvartetot, kansamusiikki
Timo Alakotila's String quartet no. 4 (2022) was premiered by Tempera Quartet. In its four movements the work combines the rich sound of the classical string quartet with rhythms and idioms of Finnish folk music. The titles of the movements decribe the journey (Quest - Joy - Direction - Resolution).

This product includes a full score and a set of parts.

Composer, musician Timo Alakotila (b. 1959) is a distinguished, active and versatile talent in the Finnish music scene whose long career working with different genres of music - folk music in particular - has been ground-breaking. Alakotila's works showcase his versatility: he has produced highly acclaimed classical music compositions and arrangements for Pekka and Jaakko Kuusisto, the Meta4 quartet, the Kamus and Tempera quartets, Eeva Oksala, Dalia Stasevska and Jorma Hynninen, among others.

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