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WELCHER, D.: String Quartets Nos. 1-3 (Cassatt String Quartet)

Composer(s)Welcher, Dan
Artist(s) Cassatt String Quartet, Ensemble
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.559384
Label / Series Naxos / American Classics
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99

  Booklet / liner notes available

Named after the celebrated American impressionist painter Mary Cassatt, the Cassatt String Quartet is ideally placed to interpret the music of Dan Welcher, the main theme from whose personable Third String Quartet is based on the artist’s name and was written for this outstanding all-female ensemble. The good humored second quartet recalls Welcher’s delightful experience of the magnificent harbor for which Sydney, Australia, is world famous, while his first, unnamed, quartet is by turns abrasive, melancholy, tragic, soothing, darkly comic and ultimately victorious in character. Orchestral works by Dan Welcher can be heard on Naxos 8.559287.

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Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
WELCHER, D.: String Quartets Nos. 1-3 (Cassatt String Quartet) 1:00:37   
  String Quartet No. 3, "Cassatt"              
      I. Introduction - The Bacchante (1872) 6:12    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. At the Opera (1878) 8:22    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Young Woman in Green, Outdoors in the Sun (1909) 9:33    1.59   Add to cart  
  String Quartet No. 2, "Harbor Music" 11:32    2.39   Add to cart  
  String Quartet No. 1              
      I. Harsh, angry 6:09    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Lonely 7:23    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Allegretto scherzando 4:20    0.99   Add to cart  
      IV. Solemn 7:06    1.59   Add to cart  
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