Quartet No. 6
Matthew Whiteside


This piece was written while I was staying in an Air BnB in Tallinn, Estonia and begin life when I picked up a set of windchimes the owner had left lying around. The piece is an orchestration of those chimes and imagines a great hand jiggling the quartet to initiate each gesture. Recording released on Entangled on 25th October 2019 performed by the Aurea Quartet.







Instrumentation Genre Ensemble (no conductor)
Tag orchestra
Duration 12 minutes
Instrumentation Violin [2 players]; Viola [1 player]; Cello [1 player]

Performances of this work

Date Venue Performer Link
10/01/2020 (*premiére) Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK RCS Box Office
Dancing in Plague Time
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