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Other Minds Festival:
OM 11, Concert 1: 05 “String Quartet No. 3” by Michael Nyman

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 18 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds

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Michael Nyman's intensely moving “String Quartet No. 3”, composed in Armenia and redolent of the sadness of the music of that oppressed people, is performed by the Del Sol String Quartet. Nyman first came to prominence as a minimalist composer in the 1970s. He has also composed the music for several films by Peter Greenaway. This was his first appearance in San Francisco since 1994.

Musical Selections:  String Quartet No. 3 (1989) (17:51) / Michael Nyman
Performers:  Del Sol String Quartet:
Kate Stenberg, violin
Rick Shinozaki, violin
Charlton Lee, viola
Monica Scott, cello
Genres:  Chamber Music; 20th Century Classical
Subject:  20th century classical; Chamber music; String quartets
People:  Nyman, Michael; Stenberg, Kate (Violinist); Shinozaki, Rick; Lee, Charlton; Scott, Monica
Recording Date:  2/24/2005
 
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