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The Attacca Quartet plays John Adams

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When violinist Amy Schroeder and cellist Andrew Yee began thinking about a name for the quartet they founded at the Juilliard School of Music, they started with "a" in the musical dictionary. They did not search far before deciding on Attacca, which refers to the direction at the end of a movement to show that the next is to follow immediately without any pause. Moving forward rapidly is...