Maarten
ter Horst

Maarten ter Horst. © Foppe Schut

String Quartet No.2

in B-flat major (2020)

Arrangement

2 violins, viola, cello

Duration

38′ (12′ + 8′ + 6′ + 12′)

Sheet music

Published by Donemus; you can procure the sheet music at Donemus, both hard copy and PDF.

Program notes

Quartet 2 is a work about love. Starting with dreams, travelling through memories it arrives at a personal reflection. The last movement, the Epilogue, functions as a reflection on the quartet cycle of String Quartet Nos.1 and 2.

Movements

String Quartet No.2 in B-flat major (2017-2020)
i. Allegro leggero e liberamente
ii. Adagio lusingando
iii. Waltz. Appassionato e in tempo rubato
iv. Epilogue. Con malinconia. Andante - Moderato

Premiere

Helikon Quartet, 23 June 2021, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Info

Recording

Helikon Quartet: Introspect (Cobra Records, 2021, COBRA0081)
CD / streaming / digital



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to String Quartet No.2



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Album 'Introspect'

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