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Golden Oldies: A 50th Birthday Celebration

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CHAN 20230
 
Golden Oldies: A 50th Birthday Celebration
Digital UPC: 5059864223037
CD UPC: 095115223024

Release Date: March 2023
Originally recorded in April 2022
Composer
Claude Debussy
Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Composer
Gabriel Fauré
Composer
Sir Edward Elgar
Composer
Érik Satie
Composer
Scott Joplin
Composer
Francis Poulenc
Composer
Pablo Casals
Composer
Antonio Bazzini
Composer
Isidora Žebeljan
Producer
Adrian Peacock
Engineer
David Hinitt
Venue
St Michael's Church, Highgate, London
Genre:
String Quartet

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Golden Oldies: A 50th Birthday Celebration
première recordings

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

1.

Deuxième Arabesque

3:56
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from Deux Arabesques
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
Allegretto scherzando - Meno mosso - A tempo I

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

2.

Prelude X, BWV 855 *

2:46
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in E Minor • in e-Moll • en mi mineur
from Das wohltemperirte Clavier, oder Praelaudia, und Fugen durch
alle Tone und Semitonia
for Keyboard
Arranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Andante - Presto

GABRIEL FAURÉ

3.

Après un rêve, Op.7 No.1

3:21
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in C Minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
from Trois Mélodies
À Madame Marguerite Baugnies
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
Andantino

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH

Two Movements from Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano

4:03
Edited from the Music for the Film The Gadfly
by Levon Atovmyan (1901 - 1973)
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
4.
III
Elegy. Andantino - Poco più mosso - Tempo I
2:27
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in A Major • in A-Dur • en la majeur
5.
V
Polka. Vivace
1:31
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in D Major • in D-Dur • en ré majeur

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

6.

Prélude VI *

4:01
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(...des pas sur la neige)
from Préludes, Book 1 (1910)
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Triste et lent - En animant surtout dans l''expression -
Plus lent - Très lent

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS

7.

Les Cygnes *

2:47
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in G Major • in G-Dur • en sol majeur
''Le Cygne'' for Cello and Piano
from Le Carnaval des animaux
Aranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Adagio

ARAM IL'YICH KHACHATURIAN

8.

Sabra Dance

2:35
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in G Major • in G-Dur • en sol majeur
No.5 from Suite No.3 (1943) from the Ballet Gayane
for Orchestra
Arranged for String Quartet by Andrew Haveron
Presto

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857 – 1934)

9.

Adieu †

2:37
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in B Minor • in h-Moll • en si mineur
for Solo Piano
Arranged for Piano Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Presto

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

10.

Première Arabesque

5:12
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from Deux Arabesques
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
(For Holly)
Andantino con moto - Poco mosso -
Tempo rubato (Un peu moins vite) - Mosso -
A tempo - Risoluto - Tempo I

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

11.

Adagio sostenuto

6:40
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in C-Sharp Minor • in cis-Moll • en ut dièse mineur
First Movement from Sonata quasi una fantasia, Op.27 No.2 ''Moonlight''
for Solo Piano
Der Gräfin Giulietta Guicciardi gewidmet
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
(For Celia)

ÉRIK SATIE

12.

Gnossienne No.1

3:26
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in F Minor • in f-Moll • en fa mineur
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Krysia Osostowicz
Lent
13.

Gnossienne No.2

1:48
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in E Minor • in f-Moll • en mi mineur
for Solo Piano
Aranged for String Quartet by Krysia Osostowicz
Avec étonnement
14.

Gnossienne No.6

1:29
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in C Minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Krysia Osostowicz
Avec conviction et avec une tristesse rigoureuse

SCOTT JOPLIN

15.

Solace

7:01
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in F Major • in F-Dur • en fa majeur
''A Mexican Serenade''
Habanera for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
Very slow march time

FRANCIS POULENC

16.

Prélude

2:12
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First Movement from Sonate pour piano à quatre mains, FP 8
(Sonata for Piano Four Hands)
À Mademoiselle Simone Tilliard
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
Modéré - [ ] - Tempoo I - Presto, strident

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

17.

Prélude IX

2:46
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(...la sérémade interrompue)
from Préludes, Book 1 (1910)
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
Modérément animé - Très vif - A tempo - Librement -
Modèrè - Ragque - Modéré - Rageur - Rubato - A tempo

PABLO CASALS

18.

El cant dels ocells *

4:47
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(The Song of the Birds)
for String Orchestra, or Cello and Piano, or Orchestra of Cellos
Arranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
(In memory of Joshua Banninster)
Molto lento

ANTONIO BAZZINI

19.

La Ronde des lutins, Op.25

5:24
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(Round of the Goblins)
in E Minor / Major • in e-Moll / E-Dur • en mi mineur / majeur
Scherzo fantastique
for Violin and Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
Quasi presto

ISIDORA ŽEBELJAN

20.

An Intimate Letter from the Judean Desert

3:02
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for String Quartet
Largo desolato
Total time: 69:48
Chamber: Brodsky Quartet
Krysia Osostowicz violin I
Ian Belton violin II
Paul Cassidy viola
Jacqueline Thomas cello I
with
Laura van der Heijden cello II *
Julian Jacobson piano †
13-15 December 2021 (El cant dels ocells and 4-6 April 2022 (other works)

Why not buy the whole Album?

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Golden Oldies: A 50th Birthday Celebration
première recordings

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

1.

Deuxième Arabesque

3:56
from Deux Arabesques
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
Allegretto scherzando - Meno mosso - A tempo I

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

2.

Prelude X, BWV 855 *

2:46
in E Minor • in e-Moll • en mi mineur
from Das wohltemperirte Clavier, oder Praelaudia, und Fugen durch
alle Tone und Semitonia
for Keyboard
Arranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Andante - Presto

GABRIEL FAURÉ

3.

Après un rêve, Op.7 No.1

3:21
in C Minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
from Trois Mélodies
À Madame Marguerite Baugnies
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
Andantino

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH

Two Movements from Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano

4:03
Edited from the Music for the Film The Gadfly
by Levon Atovmyan (1901 - 1973)
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
4.
III
Elegy. Andantino - Poco più mosso - Tempo I
2:27
in A Major • in A-Dur • en la majeur
5.
V
Polka. Vivace
1:31
in D Major • in D-Dur • en ré majeur

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

6.

Prélude VI *

4:01
(...des pas sur la neige)
from Préludes, Book 1 (1910)
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Triste et lent - En animant surtout dans l''expression -
Plus lent - Très lent

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS

7.

Les Cygnes *

2:47
in G Major • in G-Dur • en sol majeur
''Le Cygne'' for Cello and Piano
from Le Carnaval des animaux
Aranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Adagio

ARAM IL'YICH KHACHATURIAN

8.

Sabra Dance

2:35
in G Major • in G-Dur • en sol majeur
No.5 from Suite No.3 (1943) from the Ballet Gayane
for Orchestra
Arranged for String Quartet by Andrew Haveron
Presto

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857 – 1934)

9.

Adieu †

2:37
in B Minor • in h-Moll • en si mineur
for Solo Piano
Arranged for Piano Quintet by Paul Cassidy
Presto

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

10.

Première Arabesque

5:12
from Deux Arabesques
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
(For Holly)
Andantino con moto - Poco mosso -
Tempo rubato (Un peu moins vite) - Mosso -
A tempo - Risoluto - Tempo I

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

11.

Adagio sostenuto

6:40
in C-Sharp Minor • in cis-Moll • en ut dièse mineur
First Movement from Sonata quasi una fantasia, Op.27 No.2 ''Moonlight''
for Solo Piano
Der Gräfin Giulietta Guicciardi gewidmet
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
(For Celia)

ÉRIK SATIE

12.

Gnossienne No.1

3:26
in F Minor • in f-Moll • en fa mineur
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Krysia Osostowicz
Lent
13.

Gnossienne No.2

1:48
in E Minor • in f-Moll • en mi mineur
for Solo Piano
Aranged for String Quartet by Krysia Osostowicz
Avec étonnement
14.

Gnossienne No.6

1:29
in C Minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Krysia Osostowicz
Avec conviction et avec une tristesse rigoureuse

SCOTT JOPLIN

15.

Solace

7:01
in F Major • in F-Dur • en fa majeur
''A Mexican Serenade''
Habanera for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
Very slow march time

FRANCIS POULENC

16.

Prélude

2:12
First Movement from Sonate pour piano à quatre mains, FP 8
(Sonata for Piano Four Hands)
À Mademoiselle Simone Tilliard
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
Modéré - [ ] - Tempoo I - Presto, strident

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

17.

Prélude IX

2:46
(...la sérémade interrompue)
from Préludes, Book 1 (1910)
for Solo Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Paul Cassidy
Modérément animé - Très vif - A tempo - Librement -
Modèrè - Ragque - Modéré - Rageur - Rubato - A tempo

PABLO CASALS

18.

El cant dels ocells *

4:47
(The Song of the Birds)
for String Orchestra, or Cello and Piano, or Orchestra of Cellos
Arranged for String Quintet by Paul Cassidy
(In memory of Joshua Banninster)
Molto lento

ANTONIO BAZZINI

19.

La Ronde des lutins, Op.25

5:24
(Round of the Goblins)
in E Minor / Major • in e-Moll / E-Dur • en mi mineur / majeur
Scherzo fantastique
for Violin and Piano
Arranged for String Quartet by Jacqueline Thomas
Quasi presto

ISIDORA ŽEBELJAN

20.

An Intimate Letter from the Judean Desert

3:02
for String Quartet
Largo desolato
Total time: 69:48
Chamber: Brodsky Quartet
Krysia Osostowicz violin I
Ian Belton violin II
Paul Cassidy viola
Jacqueline Thomas cello I
with
Laura van der Heijden cello II *
Julian Jacobson piano †
13-15 December 2021 (El cant dels ocells and 4-6 April 2022 (other works)






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