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ClassicsOnline Home » EVANS, R.: String Quartet No. 1 / GLASS, P.: String Quartet No. 2 / ANTHEIL, G.: String Quartet No. 3 / HERRMANN, B.: Echoes



EVANS, R.: String Quartet No. 1 / GLASS, P.: String Quartet No. 2 / ANTHEIL, G.: String Quartet No. 3 / HERRMANN, B.: Echoes

Composer(s)
Artist(s) Fine Arts Quartet, Ensemble
Period(s) 20th CenturyContemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.559354
Label / Series Naxos / American Classics
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

  Booklet / liner notes available
 


This recording gathers four string quartets by American composers who are widely divergent in style and manner, and who have made a distinctive and personal contribution to this endlessly re-inventive format. Ralph Evans is more familiar as a performer than composer. Finally completed in 1995, his First String Quartet is written in a non-derivative style, with tuneful melodies, lively counterpoint and piquant harmonies. Philip Glass has completed five mature quartets, his Second Quartet deriving from a theatrical presentation of Samuel Beckett’s prose poem Company. The self-styled ‘bad boy of American music’, George Antheil wrote three string quartets, the third of which is permeated by a folk-music ambience. Best remembered for his

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EVANS, R.: String Quartet No. 1 / GLASS, P.: String Quartet No. 2 / ANTHEIL, G.: String Quartet No. 3 / HERRMANN, B.: Echoes 1:02:26   
  String Quartet No. 1              
      I. Moderato 6:52    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Andante espressivo 5:27    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Allegro scherzando 2:43    0.99   Add to cart  
  String Quartet No. 2, "Company"              
      I. quarter note = 96 2:47    0.99   Add to cart  
      II. quarter note = 160 1:49    0.99   Add to cart  
      III. quarter note = 96 1:49    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. quarter note = 160 2:26    0.99   Add to cart  
  String Quartet No. 3              
      I. Allegretto 5:31    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Largo 5:40    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Quasi presto (scherzo) 2:21    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. Allegro giocoso 4:44    0.99   Add to cart  
  Echoes 20:17        album only  
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