Quatuor  (1953 – 1954)


For violin, viola, violoncello and piano

This score belongs to the first adventures of my history of a composer.

As it is very far in my past, I forgot a little which the matter is, if there is one. I think that the question is there, rather than of a concept, to try out the serial technique, which at that time represented the avant-garde, and to which the young composers were identified.

Curiously, this work has never been performed whereas all those that are around were the subjects of programming. However if I look at the score, I can see that it was worked on it and that a concert was prepared. The reasons for which it did not take place got lost in my memory.

It is thus almost 50 years after that it will be created tonight.

I am curious to listen to it!


February 2001