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To Entertain a Wolf

for string quartet

Year:  2012   ·  Duration:  5m 33s
Instrumentation:  violin, violin, viola, cello

Year:  2012
Duration:  5m 33s
Instrumentation  violin, violin, viola, cello

Composer:   Jeremy Mayall

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Jeremy Mayall: To Entertain...

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About

This string quartet was written as an early experiment in the beginning part of my PhD composition portfolio. It explores the tradition of string quartet writing with the added cross-genre hybrid influences of modal jazz, minimalism and film scoring techniques. The piece is dedicated to my son Wolfgang, and the structure of the piece is loosely based around a 'typical' morning with him.


Dedication note

for Wolfgang


Performance history