Title: Flute Quartet
Year Completed: 2002
Duration: 5 mins
Instrumentation: Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello
Credits: For the SUNY Buffalo Contemporary Ensemble
Premiere: 2002 SUNY Buffalo: Derek Charke and the SUNY Buffalo Contemporary Ensemble

Purchase/Rent: Canadian Music Centre

A short work composed in a very free manner. An ascending gesture in the flute instigates all events. Listen for the quarter-tone tunings on some of the chords. This work makes use of extended techniques on all of the instruments.

derek charke flute quartet