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The contents of each volume are listed below.

 
 

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Volume 1

The Miniatures

1. Curtain raiser

2. Toll way

3. One-fingered march

4. Arches

5. Digital world (0-0-1-1-0-0)

6. Five fingers of the same hand

7. Four sides of the same story

8a. Carousel (round)

8b. Carousel (realized)

9. Four sides of a triangle

10. Four views of a simple tune

11. Aftershock

12a. Roundabout (round)

12b. Roundabout (realized)

13. Clang factor

14. Compressed star

15. Blare

16. Two-pair

17. Seven o’clock ostinato

18. Slow motion river

19. First waltz

20. Bright spot

21. Fanfare for Quartetville

The Book of Sturdy Tunes (String Quartet #1)

I – Flush

II – Level

III – Plumb

IV – True

 

Volume 2

The Miniatures

22. Chatter box

23. Brass echoes

24. Slow turn

25. Five coats of one color

26. Song seen from five sides

27. Strictly business

28. While away

29. Mode crossing

30. Circular song

31. Widening circle

32. Running commentary

33. Lazy afternoon

34. Striding song

35. Sing-song

36. Things you can do with your boots on

37. Octatonic ramble

38. Spring in your step

39. Reminiscence and afterthought

40. Bittersweet

41. Verse waltz (Limerick)

The Book of Geometry (String Quartet #2)

I – Parallel lines

II – Circle

III – Triangle

IV – (Four) square

V – Points and lines

 

Volume 3

The Miniatures

42. Noses in the air

43. Parallel strands

44. Uneven terrain

45. Little funk

46. Cradle song

47. Five beats go into a bar

48. Monk’s ‘hood

49. Quadricycle

50. Three fragments for meditation

51. Hitch

52. Insouciant march

53. Flirt’s waltz

54. Swagger

55. Fiddle fragment

56. Au courant

57. Jig-jig-jig-jig

58. Doo-wop

59. Slow Bulgarian

60. Hijinks

61. Falling forth

62. Fanfare for Quartetville

The Book of Dances (String Quartet #3)

I – Two-step

II – Wits waltz

III – A Short introduction to head-banging IV – Arch

tango

V – Slow dance

VI – Contra-variations

 

Volume 4

The Miniatures

63. In like a lion

64. Broken lines

65. Wassertropfen

66. Groupings

67. Fast waltz (On your toes)

68. Harvest song

69. Back and forth

70. Scurry

71. Cutting corners

72. Go ‘way

73. Waltz of the chickens

74. Letting go

75. Rumble seat

76. Upside-down rumble seat

77. Expansion

78. Contraction

79. Secondhand march

80. Insinuation

81. Boopbadeedee

82. Caper

Picture This: Scenes from an Unmade Film

(String Quartet #4)

I – Opening credits

II – Pursuit

III – Slapstick

IV – Something sad (Contemplating rain)

V – Closing credits

 

Volume 5

The Miniatures

83. Starting point

84. Bonhomie

85. Holding pattern

86. Compulsion

87. Forced march

88. Forced waltz

89. Piece of cake

90. Ardor

91. Pale shadow

92. Hang time

93. Signs of struggle

94. Elegy

95. Fling

96. Holding serve

97. Night mirror

98. Big train

99. Circus catch

100. Lullaby

101. Dizzy mystic

102. Fanfare for Quartetville

Modes of Speech (String Quartet #5)

I – Essay

II – Joke

III – Ballad

IV – Oration

 

Volume 6

The Miniatures

103. Caravan

104. Shimmer and burn

105. Masks

106. Torrent

107. Balancing act

108. Approximating speech

109. Suburban recitative

110. Palimpsest

111. Bark the dog

112. Premonition of November I

113. Premonition of November II

114. Worst faults

115. Machine v. 2.2

116. Mobile 1

117. Mobile 4

118. Lunging

119. The Fellowship

120. Shard

121. Swing for the fences

If at first… (String Quartet #6)

I – Setting forth

II – Rumination

III – A Song of Joys