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Skies Now Are Skies (String Quartet No.7), Op.64

Category Chamber Music > String Quartets
Composed 1994
Duration (approx) 18 minutes

Tenor, string quartet

Text Author(s) D.H. Lawrence, E.E. Cummings, The Song of Solomon
Text Language English
Related Works Skies Now Are Skies (orchestral)
Publisher Faber Music

Coull String Quartet for their 21st anniversary season with funds from West Midlands Arts and the Cargill Fund.

First performance 15 May 1995
Venue Warwick University
Orchestra / Ensemble Coull String Quartet
Soloists / Players Martyn Hill (tenor)
Review Anthony Bye, Financial Times, 10 June 1995

…the opening instrumental introduction was quite stunningly conceived and sustained and the ending simply magical, an apt metaphor for E.E. Cummings' image of love as “time’s mightiest dream”.