Chamber Music for Strings


String Quartet No. 3 (“A Tapestry”) (2015) 22’

Commissioned by: Friends of the Ciompi Quartet
Premiere: Ciompi Quartet. April 11, 2015; New York Premiere by Ciompi Quartet, April 18, 2015.
Score and Parts: In preparation. Recent performance by the Ciompi Quartet, November 2020, with introductory comments by the composer (10.40”)

String Quartet No. 2 (Aeolian and Sylvan Figures) (2006) 18’

Commissioned by: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
Premiere: Miami Quartet. March 5, 2006
Score and Parts Published: Presser #144-40506
Recording by the Borromeo Quartet, Bridge Records
Program Note

First Quartet (1991) for string quartet (33′)

Commissioned by: The Ciompi Quartet of Duke University
Kennedy Center Friedheim Award, 1991
Score and Parts Published:  Presser #144-40215

Centering (1981) for two Violins (7′).

Premiere: Linda Quan, Curtis Macomber, violins.

NB: This score was published by Mobart Music, Inc., and is now available through Schott.
Published: Schott Music (HL.49018557). You can hear Quan and Macomber’s 1981 CRI recording of Centering on DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music).

Other chamber music with strings: see also Small Chamber Ensemble