String Quartet No. 4 — Score

Sallinen, Aulis
Title: String Quartet No. 4 — Score
Authors: Sallinen, Aulis (Composer)
Product number: M042055038
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Publ. product code: M042055038
Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
Edition: 2002
Language: undefined
Product family: Chamber music
String ensembles
Library classification: 78.5132 Neljä jousisoitinta
The one-movement fouth string quartet (1971) has a subtitle Quiet Songs (Hiljaisia lauluja). In contrast to the splintered plurality of the third quartet, the fourth is a homogenous minor-key landscape that never rises above mezzoforte. The subdued resignation, somehow recalling Shostakovich, is interrupted only by a few fleeting faster sections.

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