George Rochberg

George Rochberg (1918-2005)

Nationality: American
Born: July 5, 1918, Paterson, NJ Died: May 29, 2005, Bryn Mawr, PA (age 86)

String Quartet No. 6

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
4:27 I. Fantasia
6:35 II. Scherzo - Humoresque
8:24 III. Variations (on Pachelbel Canon)
2:46 IV. Serenade
12:43 V. Introduction and Finale
Duration: 35 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1978 (age 59-60)
Premiere: January 20, 1979. University of Pennsylvania. Concord String Quartet
Dedication: Isaac Stern
Note: Third of three quartets known as "The Concord Quartets"
1 recording, 5 videos
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4:27
Concord String Quartet
I. Fantasia
6:35
Concord String Quartet
II. Scherzo - Humoresque
8:19
Concord String Quartet
III. Variations (on Pachelbel Canon)
2:46
Concord String Quartet
IV. Serenade
12:43
Concord String Quartet
V. Introduction and Finale

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Born: December 21, 1953, Jerusalem (age 70)