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Rolf Wallin

Publisher: Chester Music

Concerning King (2006)
Commissioned for the Arditti String Quartet by the Ultima Festival, Oslo with funding from Det Norske Komponistfund, with additional support from the ISCM World Music Days Stuttgart.
Chester Music Ltd
Works for 2-6 Players
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String Quartet
Year Composed
20 Minutes
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Programme Note
Rolf Wallin Concerning King (2006)
The music is based on a spectral plotting of excerpts from Martin Luther King's speech Beyond Vietnam — a Time to Break Silence, delivered 4 April 1967 at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City.

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  • 24 MAY 2019
    Hamburg, Germany
    Arditti Quartet
  • 11 NOV 2010
    Tage für neue Musik Zürich
    Zürich, Switzerland
    Sonar Quartett
  • 11 NOV 2010
    Stadt Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Sonar Quartett Berlin
  • 27 JUL 2007
    Concerning King US Premiere
    Scuplture Garden, MoMA, New York
    Attacca Quartet
  • 12 MAY 2007
    Wallin Festival
    Oslo Konserthus
    Cikada String Quartet / Nordic Voices / Oslo Philharmonic Orchestrra
    Håkon Austbø, piano; Sidsel Endresen, conductor
  • 26 JAN 2007
    Ultraschall Festival
    Radialsystem Saal, Berlin
    Arditti String Quartet
  • 04 OCT 2006
    Ultima Festival
    Lindemansalen, Oslo, Norway
    Arditti String Quartet
  • 15 JUL 2006
    Concerning King World Premiere
    ISCM World New Music Festival, Stuttgart
    Theaterhaus, Stuttgart
    Arditti String Quartet

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