Nigel Keay - Tango Suite for String Quartet.
(Tango suite pour quatuor à cordes)
Tango Suite for String Quartet (violins 1 & 2, viola, violincello). Duration: 10 minutes.
This is an Instrumental version of the original work, Tango Suite, written in 2002 for contralto, string quartet (violins 1 & 2, viola, violincello) and double bass. Tango Suite is also arranged as an instrumental version for String Quintet.
mp3 recordings; 1. "Tango" | 2. "Poemas de amor" | 3. "Capricho" | 4. "Vida" | 5. "Valse".
Performed by Nigel Keay's string quartet in concert 17th April 2008 in the Grand Salon of the Fondation des États-Unis, Paris.
Also for string quartet by Nigel Keay; String Quartet No.1 (1983), and String Quartet No.2 (1995)
Tango Suite was originally commissioned by Radio France in 2002 and written in the same year, It is a short song cycle which sets the poetry of Argentinian poets and was first recorded in Paris at Radio France by Madeleine Jalbert - contralto, Quatuor Diotima (Nicolas Miribel, Eiichi Chijiiwa, Franck Chevalier, Pierre Morlet), & Jean-Olivier Bacquet - double bass. The original version was broadcast in January and April 2003 on France Musiques, and in August 2003 on France Culture.
|2. "POEMAS DE AMOR"|
|5. "TÚ, QUE NUNCA SERÁS..."|