Colin Matthews Triptych (1984)
Tripartite inventions for for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano
The title of this short single movement derives from its division into three sections - the first fairly slow and improvisatory, the second with more movement over a lyrical solo for the double bass, and the third very fast. Events within each section also tend to happen in threes.
© Colin Matthews
Triptych was commissioned by The Schubert Ensemble of London with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain.