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for string quartet (and accordion)

Year:  2002   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  cello player doubles accordion

Year:  2002
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  cello player doubles accordion

Jack Body

Composer:   Jack Body

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A four movement work inspired by the passionate religious songs heard in the Holy Week processions in Southern Spain. The original version for four musicians requires the cellist to double on the accordion, but the revised version is for five musicians.

Commissioned note

by Chamber Music New Zealand for the New Zealand String Quartet

Performance history

01 Oct 2003: Performed by the New Zealand String Quartet, Edith Salzmann (cello); Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin

10 Oct 2003: p: Saetas; NZSQ 091003

15 Aug 2017: New Zealand String Quartet | Dangerous Liaisons

07 Sep 2017: NZSQ Dangerous Liaisons

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