Lane Richard Quartet For 4 Violas Va16

Richard Lane

Quartet for 4 violas

for 4 violas

Level: intermediate
Duration: 14'
Richard Lane Series

VA16 Score and parts

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The four movements of this charismatic suite Quartet for violas demonstrate that Richard Lane was inspired by master composers who have created the milestones of music history but show he was also cognizant of the harmonic practices of his own time, without relying on fashionable musical trends.

Lane’s music is characterised by subtle interlaced melodies which are supported by rich American harmonic textures that captivate the listener’s soul quickly and inspire an emotional response while allowing freedom for performers to share their expressive intent.

This work is dedicated to Myron Rosenblum, founder of the American Viola Society.

I. Allegro energico
II. Adagio
III. Allegretto
IV. Allegro molto
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Richard Lane

Richard Lane (1933-2004)

Richard Lane,composer and pianist, was born in 1933 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He graduated from the Eastman School of Music where he studied piano with Jose Echaniz and Armand Basile and composition with Louis Mennini (1920-2000), Wayne Barlow (1912-1995) and Bernard Rogers (1893-1968). Mr. Lane's compositions include chamber works, choral... Read more

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