String Quartet No. 1

String Quartet No. 1 : Score and set of parts

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This single-movement quartet was commissioned by the Cardiff University Quartet on 25 April 1968. It was dedicated to Mathias' colleague and composer Alun Hoddinott and his wife more

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  • Sheet music | 80 pages
  • 229 x 306 x 3mm | 271g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193577615
  • 9780193577619

About William Mathias

William Mathias was born in Whitland, Dyfed. He studied at the University College of Wales, and subsequently at the Royal Academy of Music. From 1970-1988 he was Head of the Music Department at the University College of North Wales, Bangor. Mathias musical language embraced both instrumental and vocal forms with equal success, and he addressed a large and varied audience both in Britain and abroad. He was also known as a conductor and pianist, and gave or directed many premieres of his own works. He was made CBE in the 1985 New Year's Honours. In 1992, the year of his death, Nimbus Records embarked upon a series of recordings of his major more