Search Options


Get Download Manager Now
Feedback
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter
 

.

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
 
  Booklet / liner notes available
 
Download and Stream
8.559354
 


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

more....

  Add to wishlist

Work/Track Title Time
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       
      II. Andante espressivo 5:27       
      III. Allegro scherzando 2:43       
  String Quartet No. 2, "Company"          
      I. quarter note = 96 2:47       
      II. quarter note = 160 1:49       
      III. quarter note = 96 1:49       
      IV. quarter note = 160 2:26       
  String Quartet No. 3          
      I. Allegretto 5:31       
      II. Largo 5:40       
      III. Quasi presto (scherzo) 2:21       
      IV. Allegro giocoso 4:44       
  Echoes 20:17       
Total Selected Album Items ( 0 )        Sub-Total Amount ( 0 )

 

Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.
Classicsonline.com – Your Classical Music Download Source
6:18:15 PM Sunday, April 26, 2015  -207-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.