Cuarteto Dalia Von contrapunctus VI, by Núria Giménez-Comas (1980) 3:43DECEMBER 12, 2018Núria Giménez-Comas’Von contrapunctus VI, whose world premiere is presented in this video, is a small divertimento for string quartet that plays with the harmonics emerging from the notes of the subject and countersubject of number six from Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Art of Fugue (hence its title).
Cuarteto Dalia Cinco plegarias, by Israel López Estelche (1983) 17:07DECEMBER 12, 2018Dedicated to the Dalia Quartet, Israel López Estelche's Cinco plegarias, whose world premiere is presented in this video, is based on prayer as an expression of religious thinking. It is divided into five sections without text, the music creating a message of intimacy and profundity.
Cuarteto Dalia Streichquartett, by Josep Planells (1988) 13:37DECEMBER 12, 2018Josep Planells’ Streichquartett is a work composed in 2016 for the academy the Quatuor Diotima organises in the French town of Noirlac. It is based on a network of rhythmic and timbral motives as well as articulation, which underpin a formal and rhetorical view of musical tempo.
Cuarteto Dalia Quimeraetérea, by Inés Badalo (1989) 10:48DECEMBER 12, 2018Dedicated to the Dalia Quartet, Quimera etérea is a work by Inés Balado, whose world premiere is presented in this video. The work is structured around the note D, thus evoking the tonal and melodic centre on which the theme from Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Art of Fugue is constructed.
Cuarteto Dalia Cantos, by Francisco Coll 5:53DECEMBER 12, 2018Commissioned by the Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca, Francisco Coll’s Cantos was premiered in 2017 by the Cuarteto Casals, the ensemble to which it is dedicated. The work is in one movement and its cadential writing tries to imitate the inflections of the human voice (hence its title).