Fun For Four

  • String Quartet No. 1
  • 1980
  • 21'

Jazz, Latin, rock, blues, and ragtime combine in a mix of fun and melody for the player and audience alike within the framework of a traditional string quartet.
Disco-Bossa 7’; The Magic Carpet 5’; Blues-Ragtime 5; Mainstreet 4’.
Commissioned by the Orford Quartet for school concerts with the Ontario Arts Council.
Premiere: Festival Quartet (Arthur Polson, Eugene Kowalski – violins, Rennie Regehr – Viola, Brian Epperson – Cello) June 4, 1982, Winnipeg Art Gallery with CBC Radio broadcast, and TV broadcast (CKND-TV) Winnipeg.
Difficulty: very good high school, university, professional.
On the CDs Silhouettes and The Music Of Victor Davies (Festival Players Canada)
and Pulsations (Armin Electric Strings).
Score and parts for sale.

It lives up to it’s title!“ William Littler – Toronto Star © 2024 • By Wavelength Media