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BERG: String Quartet / Lyric Suite / WOLF: Italian Serenade

Composer(s)Berg, AlbanWolf, Hugo
Artist(s) New Zealand String Quartet, Ensemble
Period(s) 20th CenturyRomantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.557374
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
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USD 6.99
 

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Alban Berg’s two works for string quartet alone are enough to place him with the foremost exponents of the quartet medium during the first half of the twentieth century. The String Quartet, Op. 3, completed in 1910, is both a graduation exercise and also the composer’s first extended foray into the non-tonal regions that were then being explored by Schoenberg and Webern. Berg’s highly expressive Lyric Suite, inspired by his love-affair with the wife of a family friend, is notable for its unconventional six-movement form, the odd-numbered of which become progressively faster and more disruptive, while the evennumbered ones become progressively slower and more intense. Hugo Wolf’s Italian Serenade is a lighthearted piece later orchestrated as the first

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Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
BERG: String Quartet / Lyric Suite / WOLF: Italian Serenade 57:09   
  String Quartet, Op. 3              
      I. Langsam 10:13    2.39   Add to cart  
      II. Massige Viertel 11:31    2.39   Add to cart  
  Lyric Suite              
      I. Allegretto gioviale 3:02    0.99   Add to cart  
      II. Andante amoroso 5:46    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Allegro misterioso 3:23    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. Adagio appassionato 5:41    1.59   Add to cart  
      V. Presto delirando 4:39    0.99   Add to cart  
      VI. Largo desolato 5:58    1.59   Add to cart  
  Italian Serenade 6:56    1.59   Add to cart  
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