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Blue Work

String Quartet No 4, "Abstract as White"

for two violins, viola and cello

Year:  2018   ·  Duration:  8m

Year:  2018
Duration:  8m

John Rimmer

Composer:   John Rimmer

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1 and 2 of score

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Sample Score

Sample: First page of each part

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This quartet is inspired by words from a leading New Zealand poet, Ian Wedde:

“Pain abstract as white
abstract as light striking bones of winter hills
abstract as distance folded in snow. “

from "Poems about Snow"

Contents note

One movement