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Peter Garland: String Quartets



Playing time: [c51']
Tracks: 11
Booklet pages: 6
© 2009 Cold Blue Music
Reviewer: Patric Standford
Review of Peter Garland: String Quartets published on 20 January 2011

Listen: 'From the mountains, Returning to the City' (track 11, 2:14-3:05)

Apartment House:
Gordon MacKay, violin
Hilary Sturt, violin
Bridget Carey, viola
Anton Lukoszevieze, cello

Peter Garland:

String Quartet No 1, 'In Praise of Poor Scholars'

1 Rondeau 'nouveau'
2 Like an elegant slow dance ...
3 Back to the 14th century ...
4 To the memory of Dane Rudhyar
5 Son Huasteco (for Jim Tenney); A Walk in the White Place (for Ann Holloway)
6 Like a simple Indian dance - elegant and eloquent; 'Look this outrage in the eye and pout on the dancing music!' (Carolee Schneemann)

String Quartet No 2, 'Crazy Cloud'

7 Sado
8 Mori (the blind courtesan and singer who became Ikkyu's lover)
9 'Sueño en Rio Grande' (title of a song by Las Hermanas Padilla)
10 Blues for Helena
11 'From the Mountains, Returning to the City' (title of a poem by Ikkyu)


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