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Informal dance


This short quartet was written for the Smith Quartet in 1993. Much of the piece treats the four instruments as if they are one single instrument, working in rhythmic unison with occasional punctuating cello notes. I feel it has a latent dance feel, with overt references removed, as if there’s just a hazy memory of dance or movement or something not quite tangible.

from notes by Graham Fitkin © 2011


Studio Master: SIGCD236Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 4 on SIGCD236 [2'18] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD236 track 4

Recording date
1 January 2010
Recording venue
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Alexander Van Ingen & Tim Oldham
Recording engineer
Andrew Mellor
Hyperion usage
  1. Dance (SIGCD236)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: February 2011
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