String Quartet No.2, Op.16
|Category|| ||Chamber Music > String Quartets|
|Duration (approx)|| ||16 minutes|
Elegy, Op.16a, is a version of the third movement of this quartet for chamber orchestra.
|Related Works|| ||Elegy, Op.16a|
|Recording(s)|| ||David Matthews - Complete String Quartets, Volume Three|
|Publisher|| ||Faber Music|
|First performance|| ||22 February 1982|
|Venue|| ||Waterloo Room, London|
|Orchestra / Ensemble|| ||Medici String Quartet|
|Review|| ||pW.D., The Daily Telegraph, 23 February 1982|
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The modest, eloquent first movement is followed by a savage scherzo whose rhythmic resource makes rock music seem tame.
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