Rock Originals for String Quartet: Crazy in October
Composed by Anna Stafford-Heifetz
I was sleepless in Pasadena, October 2007, and had been composing all day. Suddenly a new melody came as I tried to sleep. I ignored it at first but it wouldn’t leave. A minute later I tiptoed to my desk. “Crazy,” I thought. Sleepy in nature, but with the energy of sleeplessness in the middle, it takes on two main motifs: a country-western style legato verse and a fun rock ’n’ roll chorus. The form is pop in nature with verse/chorus structure, but yet hinting at a dominant that is never fully realized. Perhaps I was still dreaming.
This article, "Rock Originals for String Quartet: Crazy in October," is part of the Strings Archive, which you can access with a paid site subscription.
If you have a paid subscription, you are seeing this message because you have not logged in.
What do you want to do?
Log in using my current paid subscription account.
Subscribe now and get our best offer.