Gondola (String Quartet No. 4)

Linda Catlin Smith

Gondola (String Quartet No. 4) has been performed in Aberdeen, Albi, Birmingham, Chicago, Guanajuato, Harrington, Huddersfield, Montréal, Ottawa and Stockholm…

Gondola is my fourth string quartet. In this work I was drawn to the not-quite-unison melody — the slightly unravelled line — and to quietly rocking chords. The title loosely refers to its slight undulation or floating qualities — a subtle motion or disturbance of the surface, like trailing the hand in water. This piece was commissioned by the Del Sol String Quartet, through the Canada Council for the Arts.

Gondola (String Quartet No. 4)

  • Linda Catlin Smith
  • Year of composition: 2008
  • Duration: 15:38
  • Instrumentation: string quartet
  • Commission: Del Sol, with support from the CCA

On disc

Concerts

20 Apri 2010
8:00 pm
Série QB
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OesterleSmithTremblay
Free admission
Montréal (Québec)
3 Febr 2016
1:00 pm
BachSchumannSmith
Aberdeen (Scotland, UK)
11 Febr 2016
8:00 pm
LeePaceySmith
Huddersfield (England, UK)
3 July 2016
11:00 am
BachSchumannSmith
Harrington (Québec)
31 July 2016
11:00 am
FeldmanSmith
Ottawa (Ontario, Canada)
19 Nove 2017
12:00 pm
Smith
Huddersfield (England, UK)
4 Dece 2017
8:00 pm
GiguèreMedekšaitėSmith
Montréal (Québec)
22 Febr 2018
6:00 pm
ArnoldMillerSmith
Chicago (Illinois, USA)
17 Apri 2018
6:45 pm
ArnoldClementiSkemptonSmith
Stockholm (Sweden)
13 Marc 2019
7:30 pm
ShostakovichSmithStravinskyWilsonWoolrich
Birmingham (England, UK)
5 Octo 2019
8:00 pm
MillerSmithTenneyWolff
Albi (Tarn, France)
11 Octo 2019
5:00 pm
MillerOesterleSmithTenney
Guanajuato (Mexico)