January Mixtape: New Music for String Quartet

NEW FOR 2014! On the first of every month, Composers Circle will feature a compilation of ten works that were featured on the site in 2013. This month, we’re celebrating new music for string quartet! Explore the sounds below, get to know the composers, and take a listen to some new music that you may have missed last year!

Mateu Malondra FlaquerMateu Malondra Flaquer
Archipiélago
Arditti String Quartet

Nima HamidiNima Hamidi
String Quartet No.4
JACK Quartet

Jay HurstJay Hurst
Chekhov’s Gun
Michael Acosta, violin; Jason Mellow, violin; Erin Rafferty, viola; Maya Nojiri, cello

Edward JacobsEdward Jacobs
Time As A Fly
Ara Gregorian and Elina Vahala, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang and Melissa Reardon, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello

Joshua MarquezJoshua Marquez
Cold Star
JACK Quartet

Scott McIntyreScott McIntyre
String Quartet No.3
Silo String Quartet: Aaron Barnden, Violin 1; Jessica Bell, Violin 2; Ceridwen Davies, Viola; Caerwen Martin, Cello

Nicholas S. OmiccioliNicholas S. Omiccioli
reach
le nouvel ensemble moderne; lorraine vaillancourt, conductor

Tina TallonTina Tallon
selective defrosting
Chris Otto, violin 1; Ari Streisfeld, violin 2; John Pickford Richards, viola; Justin Lepard, cello

Nina C. YoungNina C. Young
Mementor Mori (Phase I)
JACK Quartet

Kevin ZhangKevin Zhang
Mnemosyne
Luanne Homzy, violin; Isaac Allen, violin; Travis Maril, viola; Alex Greenbaum, cello

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