Vic Hoyland

Quartet movement

1st recorded performance: Arditti Quartet, ICA London, 8 September 1985

for string quartet

Commissioned by Southill Park, Bracknell

1st Performance

Arditti String Quartet at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
+ Huddersfield, Bath

7’ 00” duration 1982


Hoyland’s tough new single-movement string quartet
Desmond Shaw-Taylor

Fine playing in the String Quartet by Vic Hoyland, who has a remarkable flair for conceiving and recording vivid sonority and a mind capable of controlling it
Robert Cockroft

A good vintage of new music: Hoyland’s quartet, tightly worked, tough music
Andrew Clements

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