Includes KVs 387, 421, 428, 458, 464, 465, 499, 575, 589, 590.
This edition contains the quartets K. 387, 421, 458, 428, 464, 465, 499, 575, 589, and 590. With a preface, facsimiles, and critical report. This Novello edition, originally published in 1945, was the first authentic edition in score. It was based on autographs and early prints.
This work was originally composed for orchestra. This chamber version is a challenging transcription. The percussionist uses a small array of instruments. With a brief biographcial note. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
This quartet is dedicated to Marian Borkowski, in celebration of his 70th birthday. Premiered in November 2004 at the Akademia Muzyczna im. Fryderyka Chopina. With program and biographical notes. Duration ca. 9 minutes.
In three movements: I. Discoveries -- II. Industrious Interlude -- III. Celebration. Of advanced difficulty.
In four movements. With program notes. Commissioned by the Colorado Quartet in celebration of the 10th anniversary season of Soundfest. The music reflects on major changes in the life of the composer and the quartet. Of advanced difficulty.
In one movement. With program notes. Taonga puoro are Maori instruments made from the bones of whales and albatrosses. The music is a celebration of whales. Much of the music is improvised. Duration ca. 16 minutes.
In one movement. Dedicated to Bruce Levingston and Brooklyn Rider in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Premiere Commission. A challenging work for piano and string quartet.