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Double Bass Quartets By Rossini And Hoffmeister

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Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main HallPiet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam, North Holland, 1019 BR, Netherlands
On Sunday 26 January 2020 at 11:00
Festival: String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam
Performers
Minna PensolaViolinMeta4 Quartet
Antti TikkanenViolinMeta4 Quartet
Tuomas LehtoCello
Niek de GrootDouble Bass

The string quartet now has an established form; however, composers have certainly experimented with other instrumental combinations. Both Rossini and Hoffmeister included the double bass in their quartets. Rossini opted for two violins, cello and double bass; Hoffmeister for violin, viola, cello and double bass.

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