MUSIC FROM JAPAN WORKS INFORMATION
Composition Name: String Quartet No. 2 'Interspace'
Composition Date: 1986
Configuration: String Quartet
Japanese Instrument(s): N
Commissioned by: Purcell String Quartet
Version (Original/Revised): O
MFJ Presented: Y
American Premiere Venue: The Asia Society
American Premiere City: New York
American Premiere Sponsor: Music From Japan
American Premiere Date: 2/24/95
American Premiere Performers: Cassatt String Quartet
Name of Publisher: Schott Japan Company Ltd.
Publication: The Strad
Author/Critic: Ken Smith
Publication Date: 5/95
Synopsis: The first movement explores spatial concepts, the second movement's
energetic rhythms illustrate the density of time and the third
moves time and space from distinct entities into a coherent whole.
Origin (American/Japanese): O
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