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Britten: String Quartets, etc

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CHAN 20124
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Britten: String Quartets, etc
Running Time: 110:38
Release Date: April 2019
Originally recorded in 2018
Composer
Benjamin Britten
Composer
Henry Purcell
Producer
Jonathan Cooper
Engineer assistant
Cheryl Jessop
Engineer assistant
Rosanna Fish
Venue 15-18 October 2018
Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Suffolk
Genre:
String Quartet

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN

String Quartet No.1, Op.25 (1941)

26:22
in D major • in D-Dur • en ré majeur
To Mrs Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
1.
I
Andante sostenuto (Tempo I) - Allegro vivo (Tempo II) - Tempo I (Andante) - Tempo II (Allegro) -
9:05
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2.
II
Allegretto con slancio
2:55
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3.
III
Andante calmo - Poco animato - A tempo tranquillo
10:28
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4.
IV
Molto vivace - Con anima
3:40
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Three Divertimenti (1933-36)

9:58
for String Quartet
5.
I
March. Allegro maestoso - Marciando - Con slancio - Avanti! - Maestoso
3:36
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6.
II
Waltz. Allegretto (molto rubato sempre) - Agitato - Con fuoco
2:58
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7.
III
Burlesque. To Francis Barton - Presto - Con brio - Pesante - Animato -
3:18
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Sempre in tempo - Prestissimo

String Quartet No.3, Op.94 (1975)

27:23
To Hans Keller
8.
1
Duets. With moderate movement - Quietly - Very quietly
5:38
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9.
2
Ostinato. Very fast
3:11
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10.
3
Solo. Very calm - Lively - [As before]
6:01
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11.
4
Burlesque. Fast, con fuoco - Quasi 'Trio' - ('Maggiore')
2:16
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12.
5
Recitative and Passacaglia (La Serenissima). Slow - Slowly moving
10:01
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HENRY PURCELL

Fantasias (1680)

17:00
in Four Parts
13.
VI
Fantasia, Z 737 (14 June 1680). [ ] - Slow - Quick - Slow
3:27
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in F major • in F-Dur • en fa majeur
14.
VII
Fantasia, Z 738 (19 June 1680)
3:29
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in C minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
15.
VIII
Fantasia, Z 739 (19/22 June 1680). [ ] - Brisk - Slow
3:41
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in D minor • in d-Moll • en rè mineur
16.
IX
Fantasia, Z 740 (23 June 1680). [ ] - Quick
2:55
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in A minor • in a-Moll • en la mineur
17.
X
Fantasia, Z 741 (30 June 1680). [ ] - Slow - Quick
3:27
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in E minor • in e-Moll • en mi mineur

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

String Quartet No.2, Op.36 (1945)

30:41
in C major • in C-Dur • en ut majeur
For Mrs J.L. Behrend
18.
I
Allegro calmo senza rigore - Animato - Sempre con moto - Energico -
8:13
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19.
II
Vivace
3:23
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20.
III
Chacony. Sostenuto - Cadenza, ad libitum [cello] -
18:56
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Molto più andante - Cadenza, ad libitum [viola] -
Molto più adagio - Cadenza, ad libitum [violin I] -
Maestoso (quasi tempo I)
Chamber: Doric String Quartet
Alex Redington violin
Jonathan Stone violin
Hélène Clément viola
John Myerscough cello

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COMPACT DISC ONE

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

String Quartet No.1, Op.25 (1941)

26:22
in D major • in D-Dur • en ré majeur
To Mrs Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
1.
I
Andante sostenuto (Tempo I) - Allegro vivo (Tempo II) - Tempo I (Andante) - Tempo II (Allegro) -
9:05
Tempo I - Tempo II - Tempo I - Tempo II
2.
II
Allegretto con slancio
2:55
3.
III
Andante calmo - Poco animato - A tempo tranquillo
10:28
4.
IV
Molto vivace - Con anima
3:40

Three Divertimenti (1933-36)

9:58
for String Quartet
5.
I
March. Allegro maestoso - Marciando - Con slancio - Avanti! - Maestoso
3:36
6.
II
Waltz. Allegretto (molto rubato sempre) - Agitato - Con fuoco
2:58
7.
III
Burlesque. To Francis Barton - Presto - Con brio - Pesante - Animato -
3:18
Sempre in tempo - Prestissimo

String Quartet No.3, Op.94 (1975)

27:23
To Hans Keller
8.
1
Duets. With moderate movement - Quietly - Very quietly
5:38
9.
2
Ostinato. Very fast
3:11
10.
3
Solo. Very calm - Lively - [As before]
6:01
11.
4
Burlesque. Fast, con fuoco - Quasi 'Trio' - ('Maggiore')
2:16
12.
5
Recitative and Passacaglia (La Serenissima). Slow - Slowly moving
10:01
Total time: 47:52
 
 
 
COMPACT DISC TWO

HENRY PURCELL

Fantasias (1680)

17:00
in Four Parts
1.
VI
Fantasia, Z 737 (14 June 1680). [ ] - Slow - Quick - Slow
3:27
in F major • in F-Dur • en fa majeur
2.
VII
Fantasia, Z 738 (19 June 1680)
3:29
in C minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
3.
VIII
Fantasia, Z 739 (19/22 June 1680). [ ] - Brisk - Slow
3:41
in D minor • in d-Moll • en rè mineur
4.
IX
Fantasia, Z 740 (23 June 1680). [ ] - Quick
2:55
in A minor • in a-Moll • en la mineur
5.
X
Fantasia, Z 741 (30 June 1680). [ ] - Slow - Quick
3:27
in E minor • in e-Moll • en mi mineur

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

String Quartet No.2, Op.36 (1945)

30:41
in C major • in C-Dur • en ut majeur
For Mrs J.L. Behrend
6.
I
Allegro calmo senza rigore - Animato - Sempre con moto - Energico -
8:13
7.
II
Vivace
3:23
8.
III
Chacony. Sostenuto - Cadenza, ad libitum [cello] -
18:56
Molto più andante - Cadenza, ad libitum [viola] -
Molto più adagio - Cadenza, ad libitum [violin I] -
Maestoso (quasi tempo I)
Total time: 47:52
Chamber: Benjamin Britten
Alex Redington violin
Jonathan Stone violin
Hélène Clément viola
John Myerscough cello




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