String quartet no.2

Bill Gilliam
Bill Gilliam
Composition Date: 1983
Duration: 00:06:00
Genre: Strings (bowed), Solo / Ensemble, Quartet (2 Violin / Viola / Cello)


Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 2 x Violin
  • 1 x Viola
  • 1 x Violoncello
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Programme Note:
This one movement piece is divided into two sections starting with spatial impressions moving to a faster second section in 6/8 using harmonic material and motifs developed from the opening statements. The harmony for this composition intentionally explores the richness of major second and minor ninth intervals.

Premiere Information:
30/11/2004 Music Gallery, Toronto; CCMW: Michael Schulte, Rebecca van der Post, violins, Jonathan Craig, viola, Sharon Prater, cello.


  • Call Number:
  • MI 3134 G48st2
  • Genre:
  • Strings (bowed), Solo / Ensemble, Quartet (2 Violin / Viola / Cello)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • May 3, 2007
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score ((2), 31 p.) ; 28 cm.
    33 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:

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