String Quartet #1

Mark Vigil

About this work:
This string quartet was written as a thesis requirement for my master's degree in composition. It is in 3 movements. (fast, slow, fast) The middle movement is programatic. It denotes a visit I made to the beautiful Oregon coastal park of "Tahkanitch." Full score and parts can be purchased at the Mark Vigil website ( Commercial recording available at either the Mark Vigil website ( or the R&D Distribution website ( This title is on the "In Expression" cd.
Year composed: 1995
Duration: 00:13:35
Ensemble type: Chamber or Jazz Ensemble, Without Voice:String Quartet
Instrumentation: ,2 Violin soloist(s), ,1 Viola soloist(s), ,1 Cello soloist(s)
Instrumentation notes: Violin 1 Violin 2 Viola & Cello

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