Listening to Bartok's 5th made me wonder if we've got the spirit for another game. Question: What are the greatest string quartet cycles of the last 100 years? The composer must have written four or more string quartets, the majority after 1912. You can use your reasonable definition of "string quartet" since work titles vary.
If your nomination is obscure (and I suspect some will be), you may want to add some words of introduction or YouTube references or whatever. So the rules:
- Nominate or second one or two cycles up to twice a day. That's two *total* per turn.
- Include the composer's name and number of quartets, like "Bartok (6)."
- Votes must be at least nine hours apart if on the same day.
- A cycle gets on the voting list with a nomination and one second; must be different people.
- Any nomination without a quartet count will be IGNORED.
- Voting list closes when it reaches 30 (or we run out of cycles).
- No lists of "suggestions," please!
- No proxies, advance nominations, or nomination banking.
I'm really curious how this will come out. So, let's begin.
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