Horn Quartet

By Lewis Spratlan | For French Horn, Violin, Cello, and Piano | 15′

Title: Horn Quartet
Composer: Lewis Spratlan
Year Composed: 2013
Instrumentation: For French Horn, Violin, Cello, and Piano
Duration: 15′
Format: Score + 3 Parts
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0423

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From the composer:

In the morning of Friday, December 14, 2012, twenty young
children and six staff members of the Sandy Hook
Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut,
were massacred by a deranged gunman.

This piece was composed in their honor.

It is in three sections, played without pause:
Massacre, Response, and Farewell.


Commission/Dedication: Composed for the Five College New Music Festival. Dedicated to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.
Premiere: First performed September 7, 2013, Five College New Music Festival, Amherst, MA. by Laura Klock, Elizabeth Change, Astrid Schween and Alissa Leiser.

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