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Hybrid Vigor Music ~ Music Samples

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Download Sample Pieces

The proof is in the pudding. We encourage you to take the music for a spin.

Here are six sample pieces, one from each volume: scores, parts, and a recording. The

first few are relatively simple. The latter pieces are intended for more advanced quartets.

An * next to the title indicates that the download includes a third violin part, which can be

used in place of the viola.

Click on the links below to get free PDFs of the parts and score.

From Volume 1

* Clang factor

Loud, bright, and brash. Other than a few easy natural harmonics, all four parts stay in

first position.

Download “Clang factor” sheet music

Listen to “Clang factor” as played by the Borromeo Quartet

From Volume 2:

* Slow turn

Legato and singing with rich harmonies.

Download “Slow turn” sheet music

Listen to “Slow turn” as played by the Borromeo Quartet

From Volume 3:

* Doo-wop

A slightly off kilter look at 50s pop.

Download “Doo-wop” sheet music

Listen to “Doo-wop” as played by Brooklyn Rider

From Volume 4:

Insinuation

Sul ponticello, snap pizzicato, tremolo. Creepiness abounds in this 12-bar gem.

Download “Insinuation” sheet music

Listen to “Insinuation” as played by the Borromeo Quartet

From Volume 5:

Compulsion

A four-note ostinato motive unfolds obsessively

Download “Compulsion” sheet music

Listen to “Compulsion” as played by the Borromeo Quartet

From Volume 6:

Swing for the fences

Shifting meters and torrential energy.

Download “Swing for the fences” sheet music

Listen to “Swing for the fences” as played by the Parker Quartet

 
 

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