The Lark Plays Aaron Jay Kernis Reviews
The Lark Plays Aaron Jay Kernis Z6727
String Quartet No.1 “musica celestis”*
String Quartet No.2 “musica instrumentalis”* 1998 Pulitzer Prize
*commissioned and premiered by the Lark Quartet
Kernis: String Quartet: musica celestis Decca/Argo
The writing for four strings is so rich that one often feels this to be a symphony rather than a quartet. The young Lark Quartet, for whom the music was written, shines brightly throughout.