String Quartet No. 3

George Rochberg

String Quartet No. 3

About this work...

With the passing of his son after a long illness, George Rochberg sought to give voice to his grief through his music. However, for Rochberg, the austerity and objectivity inherent in serialism proved uncongenial for the expression of human emotion. Thus began a stylistic evolution akin to that of Schoenberg's transiti... read more

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