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Burning Whilst Sleepwalking Matthew Lee Knowles

String Octet April 2011

                
    
q. = 90

           
Violin I    
pp dolcissimo
          
                              
Violin II    
pp dolcissimo

 
                      
Viola I                 
pp dolcissimo

                  
Viola II                      
pp dolcissimo

            
   
                 
Violoncello I
   
pp dolcissimo
        
Violoncello II

                             
pp dolcissimo

                  
Double Bass I 
pp dolcissimo mp pp mf

               
Double Bass II
 
pp dolcissimo mp pp mf pp
2

       
7



mp pp mf pp f 
                                    
                
  
mp 
           
            
 
mp pp mf pp 
        
        
            
mp pp mf 
      
              

      


mp pp mf

             
                     
     mp 
       

pp f pp mp 
       



f pp mp pp mf
3

  
q. = 115
          
        
 
                
15 

pp


                      
                    

pp

           
            
   
             

pp

      
                                 
  
pp


                                        
pp

  
                 
                        
pp

                       
             
pp

                             

pp mp pp
4

22
      


mp pp mf pp f 
      


mp pp mf pp f 
                   
   
mp pp mf pp 
                   
            

 
    
mp 
         
             
          


         

mp
   
                         
     

mp 
       

mp pp mf pp f 
      



mf pp f pp mp
5

q. = 70
        
29
          


pp mp

              
        
            
pp

   
                           

pp

                           
   
pp

     
   
                      
pp

                 
       
        
pp

                   
         
pp

              

pp mp pp
6

    
34



pp mf pp ff 
           
           
  
mp 
            
   
mf pp 
      
  
mp pp mf 
   
      
                 

mp 
     
            
     
mp 
      

mp pp mf pp ff 

     



mf pp f
7

          
39
            

 
pp
             
       
  
     
pp

                     
           
pp

              
             
  
pp

    
        
                 
pp

               

          
   
pp

            
              
pp

           
    

pp mp pp
8

    
44



mp pp mf pp f 
       
        
 
mp pp 

               
     
 

  
sffz

             
         
    
mp 

         
         
  
mp 
     
                  
mp 
    

mp pp mf pp f 

    



mf pp f
9



q. = 90

                   
          
49
   

 
pp

                 
               
 
pp

                                       

pp

                                    
  
pp

             
                        

pp


                             
     
pp

              

pp mp pp mf pp

               
   

pp mp pp mf
10


    
55



mp pp mf pp 
    

mp pp mf pp 

               
         
  


mp

                           
   
mp 
      

mp pp mf pp 
   
                   
  
mp 

     

f pp mf 

    



pp f pp mf
11

                   
60
           
 

  
pp
           
         
    
pp

               
               
pp

                       
       
pp

       
                
 
    
pp

         
           
          
pp

          
  
pp mp pp

                         
  

pp
12

             
65

 
f ppp ff 
     


f p f p ff 
                       
  
 
 
      
f 
  
                                 
   
f 
                   

mp pp ff 
    
                  
 

ff 
     

mf pp ff 
       



mp pp ff
13


       
q. = 73

                  
     
tremolo
71

  
   
sub. fff sub. pp

             
              
tremolo

            

 
     
     
sub. fff

           
                        
       
tremolo


  
  
sub. fff

           
             
            
tremolo
 
 
   
 
  
sub. fff


tremolo
                  
          
  
     
  
   

sub. fff

             
            
tremolo
     
  
       
  

      
      
sub. fff

                           
sub. pp
sub. fff
   
       
      

sub. fff sub. pp
14

rall.
       
77



                            

     
  
sub. pp

             
 

  
sub. pp

                                          
     
            
            
  
sub.
pp

      
   
               
    
 

      sub. pp

  
          
 
           
      
  

        

        


15

q. = 49
       
85 12''



    
f poss. 
       
12''



   
f poss. 
        12''


 
   
f poss. 
        12''


 
   
f poss. 
       
12''
 

    
f poss. 

       
12''
 

    
f poss. 

        
 12''

    
f poss. 

        
 12''

    


f poss.
16

q. = 63 rall.
        arco
                        
94 pizz.

 
fff sub. pppp

                  
arco

  
pizz. Bartok


Pizz.

fff sub. pppp

pizz.
  
   

arco
       
         

   

fff sub. pppp

   arco
        
           
pizz.

   

fff sub. pppp

    
         
Bartok
 pizz. arco
    
Pizz.

     
fff sub. pppp


pizz. arco

                        

fff sub. pppp
pizz. 
      
Bartok

          
 arco
Pizz.

 

fff sub. pppp pp

                
pizz.


 
fff sub. pppp pp