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Cold Farmer

Cold Farmer


  • Instrumentation: string quartet
  • Edition: score and parts
  • Order No.: ED 9968 Q6365
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It was not until his late twenties that the pianist, Thomas Larcher, known as an expert of contemporary music, began his career as a composer. Among his most interesting works is the string quartet 'Cold Farmer'. This fifteen-minute work is characterized by moods changing in a blocklike manner. The features of minimal music can be recognized particularly in the fast repetitive sections. The two slow parts acknowledge a tonal language again and again. The first, astonishingly, begins openly in C major, the end of the string quartet fades away in C# Minor.
'Cold Farmer' is released on Larcher's second portrait CD on the renowned label ECM, as is his work 'Mumien' for violoncello and piano already available from Schott (CB 182).
Details
Auftragswerk : geschrieben zum 65. Geburtstag von Dr. Hans Haumer
Performance duration: 14'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London (015)
Year of composition: 1990
page number: 56
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It was not until his late twenties that the pianist, Thomas Larcher, known as an expert of contemporary music, began his career as a composer. Among his most interesting works is the string quartet 'Cold Farmer'. This fifteen-minute work is characterized by moods changing in a blocklike manner. The features of minimal music can be recognized particularly in the fast repetitive sections. The two slow parts acknowledge a tonal language again and again. The first, astonishingly, begins openly in C major, the end of the string quartet fades away in C# Minor.
'Cold Farmer' is released on Larcher's second portrait CD on the renowned label ECM, as is his work 'Mumien' for violoncello and piano already available from Schott (CB 182).
Auftragswerk : geschrieben zum 65. Geburtstag von Dr. Hans Haumer
Performance duration: 14'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London (015)
Year of composition: 1990
page number: 56