This composition is a single movement that continually spins out from the opening spiky punctuations. The entire quartet has an organic sense of growth as it takes different motives from the beginning and winds through various incarnations of that material. This material is reinterpreted, recombined, twisted, stretched, and generally toyed with until everything coalesces again at the end.
Composed for the J4 quartet.
Download the score: Quartet No. 3