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STRING QUARTET MASTERWORKS OF THE FIRST VIENNESE SCHOOL (1785-1800)

Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809):

STRING QUARTET inCmajor ‘Emperor’, Op.76 no.3 (1797)

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791):

STRING QUARTET no. 19 in C, K.465 ‘Dissonance’ (1785)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827):

STRING QUARTET in B flat major, Op.18 no.6 ‘La Malinconia’ (1800)


ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins /Violinen /violons Petr HOLMAN, viola /Bratsche /alto Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello /violoncelle


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ALEXANDER ZEMLINSKY (1871-1942)

STRING QUARTET no.2, Op.15 (1914)

STRING QUARTET no.4, op.25 (1936)

TWO MOVEMENTS FOR STRING QUARTET (1929)


ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins /Violinen / violons Petr HOLMAN, viola /Bratsche / alto Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle


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STRING QUARTET No.3 in G major, Op.26, G 63, ‘Slavonic’ (1886-88)

IDYLL for French Horn and string quartet (1884)

STRING QUARTET No.4 in A minor, Op.64, G 103 (1894)


ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins /Violinen / violons Petr HOLMAN, viola / Bratsche / alto Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Christoph Eß, French horn / Horn / cor


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THE SEVEN LASTWORDS OF OUR SAVIOUR ON THE CROSS (String Quartet version)

I. Introduzione, Maestoso ed Adagio

II. Sonata I, Largo Pater, dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt (Luke, 23,24)

III. Sonata II, Grave e Cantabile Hodie mecum eris in Paradiso (Luke 23, 24)

IV. Sonata III, Grave Mulier, ecce filius tuus (John, 19, 26)

V. Sonata IV, Largo Deus meus, Deus meus, utquid dereliquisti me ? (Mark 15, 34 ; Matthew 27, 46)

VI. Sonata V, Adagio Sitio (John 19, 28)

VII. Sonata VI, Lento Consummatum est (John 19,30)

VIII. Sonata VII, Largo In manus tuas, Domine, commendo spiritum meum (Luke 23, 46)

Il terremoto (presto e con tutta la forza)


PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins/Violinen/violons Josef KLUSOŇ, viola/Bratsche/alto Michal KAŇKA, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle


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PIERROT LUNAIRE, Op.21

for reciter, piano, flute (piccolo) clarinet (bass clarinet) violin (viola), and cello (1912) (in German)

Für eine Sprechstimme, Klavier, Flöte (Piccolo), Klarinette (Basskl.), Violine, Bratsche und Violoncello

Pour récitante, piano, flûte (et piccolo), clarinette (clarinette basse), violon (alto) et violoncelle pour quatuor à cordes en Fa majeur

SUITE , Op.29 (1925)

for 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano

Für 2 Klarinetten, Bassklarinette, Geige, Bratsche, Violoncello und Klavier

Pour 2 clarinettes, clarinette-basse, violon, alto, violoncelle et piano


Alda CAIELLO, Soprano-Sprechgesang (Op.21)

PRAŽÁK QUARTET members

Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins /Violinen / violons Josef KLUSOŇ, viola /Bratsche / alto - Michal KAŇKA, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Jaromír KLEPÁČ, piano /Klavier Václav KUNT, flute - Milan POLAK, clarinet (bass clarinet Op.29) Karel DOHNAL, clarinet - Vit SPILKA, bass clarinet dir. Pavel HŮLA

 


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THE FIREBIRD, ballet in two scenes (version original 1910) - DER FEUERVOGEL, vollständiges Ballett / L’OISEAU DE FEU, ballet intégral

SYMPHONY IN C / C-DUR SYMPHONIE / SYMPHONIE EN UT (1940)

CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, VÁCLAV NEUMANN

THE WEDDING (1917-1923) - EINE BAUERNHOCHZEIT - LES NOCES, “scènes chorégraphiques russes”

Brigita Šulcová, soprano • Miroslav Švejda, tenor • Anna Barová, mezzo-soprano • Dalibor Jedlička, bass

PRAGUE RADIO CHOIR (PSČR), Milan MALÝ, choirmaster

Zdeněk Jílek, Petr Adamec, Jiří Holena, Stanislav Bogunia, pianos

PRAGUE RADIO SYMPHONY (SOČR) SOLOIST

Zdeněk KOŠLER

THE SOLDIER’S TALE, instrumental suite (1920) - DIE GESCHICHTE VOM SOLDATEN - L’HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT, suite instrumentale

BOSTON SYMPHONY CHAMBER PLAYERS

Joseph SILVERSTEIN, violin • Henry PORTNOI, double-bass • Harold WRIGHT, clarinet • Sherman WALT, bassoon Armando GHITALLA, trumpet • William GIBSON, trombone • Everett FIRTH, percussion

THREE PIECES FOR STRING QUARTET (1914) - DREI STÜCKE FÜR STREICHQUARTETT - TROIS PIÈCES POUR QUATUOR À CORDES

CONCERTINO FOR STRING QUARTET (1920) - FÜR STREICHQUARTETT - CONCERTINO POUR QUATUOR À CORDES

TOKYO STRING QUARTET

Peter OUNDJIAN, Kikuei IKEDA, violins • Kazuhide ISOMURA, viola • Sadao HARADA, cello

THREE SONGS FROM WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE for mezzo-soprano, viola, flute and clarinet (1953)

Für Mezzosopran, Bratsche, Flöte und Klarinet / Pour mezzo-soprano, alto, flûte et clarinette.

Music to hear / Musique à écouter (Sonnet VIII Thorpe Edition, 1609)

Full fathom five / Par cinq brasses sous les eaux (Ariel Song, The Tempest)

When Daisies pied / Quand les pâquerettes diaprées.

Milada Boubliková

Members of the MUSICA NOVA PRAGENSIS : Pavel Janda, viola • Josef Mokroš, flute • Milan Kostohryz, clarinet

 


 

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STRING QUARTET No.9 in D minor, Op.34 B. 75 (1877-78)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.9 d-mollDur op.34 B. 75

QUATUOR à CORDES no 9 en ré mineur op.34 B 75

STRING QUARTET no.13 in G major, Op.106 B 192 (1895)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.13 in G-dur op.106 B 192

QUATUOR A CORDES no 13 en sol majeur op.106 B 192


ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUÈEK, Petr STØåŽEK, violins /Violinen / violons Petr HOLMAN, viola / Bratsche / alto Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle


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STRING QUARTETS Op.71 - STREICHQUARTETTE, op.71 – APPONYI-QUARTETTE. B.I - QUATUORS A CORDES op.71

 

STRING QUARTET in B flat major, Op.71 No.1 Hob III:69 (1792)

STREICHQUARTETT B-Dur op. 71 Nr. 1

QUATUOR à CORDES en si bémol majeur op.71 n°1

 

STRING QUARTET in D major, Op.71 No.2 (1792)

STREICHQUARTETT D-Dur op. 71 Nr.2

QUATUOR à CORDES en ré majeur op.71 n°2 (Hob. III:70)

 

STRING QUARTET in E flat major, Op.71 No.3 (1793)

STREICHQUARTETT Es-Dur, op.71 Nr.3

QUATUOR à CORDES en mi bémol majeur op.71 n° 3 (Hob.III :71)


PRÁŽAK QUARTET

Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins, Josef KLUSOŇ, viola - Michal KAŇKA, violoncello


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MIKHAIL IVANOVICH GLINKA 1804-1857

GRAND SEXTET in E flat for piano, string quartet and double bass (1832)

GRAN SESTETTO ORIGINALE für Klavier und Streichquintett

GRAND SEXTUOR en mi bémol majeur pour piano, quatuor à cordes et contrebasse


PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY 1840-1893

STRING QUARTET No. 1 in D major, Op.11 (1871)

STREICHQUARTETT D-Dur op.11

QUATUOR à CORDES No. 1 en ré majeur op.11 n°1


MIKHAIL IVANOVICH GLINKA 1804-1857

DIVERTIMENTO BRILLANTE on themes from Bellini’s opera ‘La sonnambula’ (1832) for piano, string quartet and double bass


PRÁŽAK QUARTET

Josef KLUSOŇ, viola - Michal KAŇKA, violoncello

Lukáš KLÁNSKÝ, piano/Klavier

Pavel NEJTEK, double bass/Kontrabass/contrebasse


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SPAIN THROUGH STRINGS :

JUAN CRISÓSTOMO DE ARRIAGA (1806-1826)

STRING QUARTET No. 3 in E flat major

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 3 Es-Dur

QUATUOR à CORDES n° 3 en mi bémol majeur

 

JOAQUÍN TURINA (1882-1949)

LA ORACIÓN DEL TORERO (the Toreador’s Prayer) Op.34, for string quartet (1925) - (La Prière du Toreador) op.34

 

EDUARDO TOLDRÁ (1895-1962)

VISTAS AL MAR (Evocaciones poeticas), original version for string quartet (1920)

 

MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO (1895-1968)

QUINTET FOR GUITAR AND STRING QUARTET, Op.143 (1950)

QUINTETT für Gitarre und Streichquartett Op.143

QUINTETTE pour guitare et quatuor à cordes op.143


Miriam RODRIGUEZ BRÜLLOVÁ – guitar

ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins/Violinen/violons Petr HOLMAN, viola/Bratsche/alto - Vladimír FORTIN, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle


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CHAMBER PIANO CONCERTOS :

PIANO CONCERTO no.12 in A major, KV.414/385b

KLAVIERKONZERT Nr.12 A-Dur, KV 412

CONCERTO POUR PIANO no12 en la majeur K 414

 

PIANO CONCERTO no.11 in F major, KV.413/387a

KLAVIERKONZERT Nr.11 F-Dur, KV 413

CONCERTO POUR PIANO no11 en fa majeur K 413

 

PIANO CONCERTO No.13 in C major, KV.415/378b

KLAVIERKONZERT Nr.13 C-Dur, KV 415

CONCERTO POUR PIANO no13 en ut majeur K 415

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Slávka PĚCHOČOVÁ-VERNEROVÁ, piano / Klavier

PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins /Violinen / violons

Josef KLUSOŇ, viola /Bratsche / alto

Michal KAŇKA, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Pavel NEJTEK, double-bass /Kontrabaß /contrebasse

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CHAMBER MUSIC vol. X

STRING SEXTET no.1 in B flat, Op.18 (1860)

STREICHSEXTETT Nr. 1 B-Dur op.18

SEXTUOR A CORDES  n° 1 en si bémol majeur op.18 (1860)

 

STRING SEXTET no.2 in G, Op.36

STREICHSEXTETT Nr. 2 G-Dur, op. 36

SEXTUOR à CORDES n°2  en sol majeur op.36 (1864/5)

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PRAŽÁK QUARTET

Pavel HÚLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins, Josef KLUSON, viola - Michal KANKA, cello

ZEMLINSKY QUARTET members

Petr HOLMAN, viola - Vladimír FORTIN, cello

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STRING QUARTET no.8 in E major, Op.80 B.57 (1876)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.8 E-Dur op.80 B 57

QUATUOR à CORDES no 8 en mi majeur op.80 B 57


QUATUOR DROBNOSTI (Four Miniatures or Bagatelles) Op.75a B.149 (1887) for two violins and viola

VIER BAGATELLEN op.75a B 149

 QUATRE MINIATURES op.75a B 149


CYPRESSES, complete cycle for string quartet B.152 (1887)

ZYPRESSEN B 152, Gesamtaufnahme

LES CYPRÈS B 152, version intégrale pour quatuor à cordes d'après douze mélodies de jeunesse B 11 _________________________________________________________________________________________________
ZEMLINSKY QUARTET

František SOUÈEK, Petr STØåŽEK, violins /Violinen / violons, Petr HOLMAN, viola / Bratsche / alto

Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle _________________________________________________________________________________________________

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STRING QUARTET no.10 in E flat major, ‘Slavonic’, op.51 B 92 (1879)
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.10 Es-Dur op.51 B 92 „Slawisches“
QUATUOR à CORDES n°10 en mi bémol majeur op.51 B 92

STRING QUARTET no.11 in C major, Op.61 B 121 (1881)
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.11 in C-Dur op.61 B 121
QUATUOR A CORDES n°11 en ut majeur op.61 B 121

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Zemlinského kvarteto/ ZEMLINSKY QUARTET
František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins /Violinen / violons
Petr HOLMAN, viola / Bratsche / alto
Vladimír FORTIN, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

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Smyčcový kvartet č.1 Z podnětu Kreutzerovy sonáty L.N.Tolstého (1923)
STRING QUARTET no.1, inspired by Tolstoy’s ‘Kreutzer Sonata’
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.1 nach L.N.Tolstoi „Kreutzersonate“
QUATUOR à CORDES n°1, d'après la “Sonate à Kreutzer” de Tolstoï

Concertino pro klavír, 2 housle, violu, clarinet, lesní roh a fagot (1925)
CONCERTINO FOR PIANO, two violins, viola, clarinet, French horn and bassoon
CONCERTINO FÜR KLAVIER, zwei Violinen, Bratsche, Klarinette, Horn und Fagott
CONCERTINO POUR PIANO, deux violons, alto, clarinette, cor et basson

Smyčcový kvartet č.2 “Listy důvěrné” (1928)
STRING QUARTET no.2, ‘Intimate Letters’
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.2 „Intime Briefe“ / QUATUOR à CORDES n°2, “Lettres intimes”

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PRAŽÁK QUARTET
Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins /Violinen / violons
Josef KLUSOŇ, viola / Bratsche / alto
Michal KAŇKA, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle

Slávka Pěchočová -Vernerová , piano / Klavier

Milan POLÁK, clarinet (E flat, B flat) / Klarinette / clarinette
Lukáš KOŘÍNEK, bassoon / Fagott / basson
Jan VOBOŘIL, french horn / Horn / cor d’harmonie

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STRING QUARTET no.12 in F major Op.96 B 179, ‘The American’

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.12 in F-Dur, „Amerikanisches Quartett“ op.96 B 179

QUATUOR A CORDES no 12 en fa majeur “américain” Op.96 B 179

 

STRING QUARTET no.14 in A flat major, Op.105 B 193

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.14 in As-Dur op.105 B 193

QUATUOR A CORDES no 14 en la bémol majeur op.105 B 193

 

TERZETTO, TERZETTO, in C major Op.74 B 148, for two violins & viola

in C-Dur für zwei Violinen und Bratsche

en ut majeur pour deux violons et alto

 

ZEMLINSKY QUARTET (Zemlinského kvarteto)

František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins/Violinen/violons

Petr HOLMAN, viola/Bratsche/alto, Vladimír FORTIN, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

 

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STRING QUARTET No.14 in F sharp major, Op.142 (1973)
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.14 Fis-Dur op.142
QUATUOR A CORDES no14, en fa dièse majeur op.142
 
TWO PIECES Op.36, for string quartet (1931)
ZWEI STÜCKE op.36, für Streichquartett
DEUX PIÈCES op.36, pour quatuor à cordes
 
STRING QUARTET No.15 in E flat minor, Op.144 (1974)
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.15 es-Moll op.144
QUATUOR A CORDES no15, en mi bémol mineur op.144
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Pražákovo kvarteto / PRAŽÁK QUARTET
Pavel HŮLA, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins /Violinen / violons
Josef KLUSOŇ, viola / Bratsche / alto
Michal KAŇKA, cello /Violoncello / violoncelle
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A FRENCH-HUNGARIAN IMPRESSIONISM ?

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
STRING QUARTET in G minor (1893)
STREICHQUARTETT g-Moll / QUATUOR à CORDES en sol mineur
1. I. Animé et très décidé
2. II. Scherzo. Assez vif et bien rythmé
3. III. Andantino, doucement expressif
4. IV. Très modéré – Très mouvementé – Très animé

MAURICE RAVEL (1875-1937)
STRING QUARTET in F major (1903)
STREICHQUARTETT F-Dur / QUATUOR à CORDES en fa majeur
5. I. Allegro moderato – Très doux
6. II. Assez vif. Très rythmé
7. III. Très lent
8. IV. Vif et agité

BÉLA BARTÓK (1881-1945)
STRING QUARTET No.4 Sz. 91 (1928)
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.4 Sz 91 / QUATUOR à CORDES no 4 Sz.91
9. I. Allegro
10. II. Prestissimo, con sordino
11. III. Non troppo lento
12. IV. Allegretto pizzicato
13. V. .Allegro molto
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PÁRKÁNYÍ QUARTET
István PÁRKÁNYÍ, Heinz OBERDORFER, violins / Violinen / violons
Ferdinand ERBLICH, viola / Bratsche / alto
Michael MÜLLER, cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

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STRING QUARTET no.8, in E minor, Op.59 No.2 (1805/6)
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.8 e-Moll, op.59 Nr.2
QUATUOR À CORDES n°8 en mi mineur op.59 no2

1. I. Allegro
2. II. Molto adagio. Si tratta questo pezzo con molto sentimento
3. IV. Allegretto
4. IV. Finale. Presto

STRING QUARTET no.15, in A minor, Op.132
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.15 in a-Moll, op.132
QUATUOR À CORDES no15 en la mineur op.132

5. I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro
6. II. Allegretto ma non tanto
7. III. Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenden an die Gottheit, in der
lydischen Tonart. Molto adagio. Mit innigster Empfindung
8. IV. Alla marcia, assai vivace - Più allegro - attaca
9. V. Allegro appassionato

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Pražákovo kvarteto - PRAŽÁK QUARTET
Václav REMEŠ, Vlastimil HOLEK, violins / Violinen / violons
Josef KLUSOŇ, viola / Bratsche / alto
Michal KAŇKA, cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

 

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Mieczysław Weinberg : Chamber Music

PIANO QUINTET Op.18
1. First movement – Moderato con moto
2. Second movement – Allegretto
3. Third movement – Presto
4. Fourth movement – Largo
5. Fifth movement – Allegro agitato

Peermusic Classical GmbH, Hamburg

STRING QUARTET No.10, Op.85
6. First period – Adagio
7. Second period – Allegro
8. Third period – Adagio
9. Fourth period – Allegretto

Peermusic Classical GmbH, Hamburg

STRING QUARTET No.13, Op.118
Musikverlag Hans Sikorski GmbH, Hamburg
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Nikita MNDOYANTS, piano / Klavier
Zemlinského kvarteto/ ZEMLINSKY QUARTET
František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins / Violinen / violons
Petr HOLMAN, viola / Bratsche / alto
Vladimír FORTIN, cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

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STRING QUARTET No.10 in A flat major, Op.118

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.10 As-Dur op.118

QUATUOR A CORDES No.10, en la bémol majeur, Op.118 (1964)

1. I. Andante

2. II. Allegro furioso

3. III. Adagio - attacca

4. IV. Allegretto – Andante

Live recorded in Moscow, 10 January 1966

 

STRING QUARTET No.11 in F minor, Op.122, to the memory of Vasily Shirinsky

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.11 f-Moll op.122

QUATUOR A CORDES No.11, en fa mineur, Op.122 (1966)

5. I. Introducion: Andantino

6. II. Scherzo: Allegretto

7. III. Recitative: Adagio

8. IV. Etude: Allegro

9. V. Humoreska: Allegro

10. VI. Elegia: Adagio

11. VII. Finale: Moderato

Live recorded in Moscow, 25 March 1969

 

STRING QUARTET No.12 in D flat major, Op.133

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.12 Des-Dur op.133

QUATUOR A CORDES No. 12, en ré bémol majeur, Op.133 (1968)

12. I. Moderato - Allegretto

13. II. Allegretto - Adagio –Moderato - Allegretto

Live recorded in Moscow, 25 March 1969

 

STRING QUARTET No.13 in B flat minor, Op.138

STREICHQUARTETT Nr.13 b-Moll op.138

QUATUOR A CORDES No. 13, en si bémol mineur, Op.138 (1970)

14. Adagio – Doppio movimento – Tempo primo

Live recorded, Radio Leningrad,,27 January 1971

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BEETHOVEN QUARTET

Dmitri TSYGANOV, Nicolai ZABAVNIKOV violins/Violinen/violons,

Fyodor DRUZHININ, viola/Bratsche/alto, Sergey SHIRINSKY, cello/Violoncello/violoncelle

Leningrad and Moscow Radio Broadcasts: 1966-1971

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Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975) : In the wake of World War II (1944-47)

SYMPHONY No.9 in E flat major, Op.70 (1945) 25:15
SYMPHONIE Nr.9 Es-Dur, Op.70 / SYMPHONIE no 9 en mi bémol majeur, op.70
1. I. Allegro 05:08
2. II. Moderato 06:58
3. III. Presto 03:00
4. IV. Largo 03:35
5. V. Allegretto – Allegro 06:15
Live recording, Dvořák Hall, in the Rudolfinum, 26 May 1967

PIANO TRIO No.2 in E minor, Op.67 (1944) 23:10
TRIO Nr.2 e-Moll Op.67, FÜR KLAVIER, VIOLINE UND VIOLONCELLO
TRIO pour PIANO, VIOLON et VIOLONCELLE no 1 en mi mineur op.67
6. I. Andante – Moderato – Più mosso 06:44
7. II. Allegro con brio 02:43
8. III. Largo 04:18
9. IV. Allegretto – Pesante – Adagio 09:25
Live recording, Dvořák Hall, in the Rudolfinum, 26 May 1961

STRING QUARTET No.3 in F, Op.73 (1947) 28:35
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.3 F-Dur Op.73 / QUATUOR à CORDES no 3 en fa majeur, op.73
10. I. Allegretto 04:51
11. II. Moderato con moto 05:09
12. III. Allegro non troppo 04:05
13. IV. Adagio 05:25
14. V. Moderato 09:20
Live recording, Dvořák Hall, in the Rudolfinum, 20 January 1961

(1-5) CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, Zděnek KOŠLER
(6-9) OISTRAKH TRIO
Lev OBORIN, piano - David OISTRAKH, violin - Svjatoslav KNHUSHEVITZKY, cello
(10-14) SMETANA QUARTET
Jiří NOVÁK, Lubomír KOSTECKÝ, violins - Milan ŠKAMPA, viola - Antonín KOHOUT, cello

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DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH 1906 -1975

STRING QUARTET No.1 in C, Op.49 (1938) 13:59
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.1 C-Dur op.49
QUATUOR À CORDES No1, en ut majeur op.49
1. I. Moderato 04:37
2. II. Moderato 04:22
3. III. Allegro molto 01:58
4. IV. Allegro 03:01
Moscow, 4-5 August 1964

STRING QUARTET No.2 in A major, Op.68 (1944) 36:14
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.2 A-Dur op.68
QUATUOR À CORDES No2, en la majeur op.68
5. I. Overture - Moderato con moto 08:12
6. II. Recitative and Romance - Adagio 12:07
7. III. Waltz - Allegro 05:29
8. IV. Theme with variations - Adagio 10:27
Moscow, 6-7 January August 1966

9. STRING QUARTET No.5 in B flat major, Op.92 (1952) 29:42
STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 5 B-Dur op.92
QUATUOR À CORDES No5, en si bémol majeur op.92
I. Allegretto non troppo - attacca • II. Andante - attacca • III Moderato - Allegretto
Moscow, 4 &10 January 1966

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BORODIN QUARTET
Rostislav Dubinsky, Jaroslav Alexandrov violins / Violinen / violons
Dmitry Shebalin viola / Bratsche / alto
Valentin Berlinsky cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

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JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)

CD 1
STRING QUARTET No.2 in A minor, Op.51 No.2 (1873) 31:14
STREICHQUARTETT a-Moll op.51 Nr.2
QUATUOR À CORDES en la mineur op.51 no2
1. Allegro non troppo 09:00
2. Andante moderato 09:38
3. Quasi menuetto, moderato - Allegretto vivace 05:25
4. Finale. Allegro non assai 07:09
STRING QUARTET No.3 in B flat major, Op.67 (1876) 34:21
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.3 B-Dur, op.67
QUATUOR À CORDES no3 en si bémol majeur op.67
5. I. Vivace 07:46
6. II. Andante 07:39
7. III. Agitato. Allegretto non troppo 09:18
8. IV. Finale - Poco allegretto con variazioni 09:40

CD 2
STRING QUARTET No.1 in C minor, Op.51 No.1 (1873) 30:29
STREICHQUARTETT c-Moll op.51 Nr.1
QUATUOR À CORDES en ut mineur op.51 no1
1. Allegro 07:57
2. Romanze. Poco adagio 07:28
3. Allegretto molto moderato e comodo - Un poco più animato 09:13
4. Allegro 05:50

STRING QUINTET No.1 in F major, Op.88 (1882) 25:55
STREICHQUINTETT Nr.1 F-Dur op.88
QUINTETTE Á CORDES no1 en fa majeur op.88
5. Allegro non troppo ma con brio 08:40
6. Grave ed appassionato - Allegro vivace - Tempo I - Presto - Tempo I 12:04
7. Allegro energico 05:12
STRING QUINTET No.2 in G major, Op.111 (1890) 26:22
STREICHQUINTETT Nr.2 G-Dur op.111
QUINTETTE À CORDES no2 en sol majeur op.111
8. Allegro non troppo, ma con brio 09:20
9. Adagio 06:57
10. Un poco allegretto 05:22
11. Vivace ma non troppo presto 04:43

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The Budapest String Quartet
Joseph Roisman, Alexander Schneider, violins
Boris Kroyt, viola
Mischa Schneider, cello
(5-11) Walter Trampler, viola

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Disc 1

STRING QUARTET No.1, Sz 40 (1927)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 1 Sz 40

QUATUOR à CORDES n°  1 Sz 40                                                                      /30:39/

/1/ I.          Lento — attaca : 09:42

/2/ II.         Poco a poco accelerando all’allegretto-Introduzione allegro — attaca  08:46

/3/ III.        Allegrpo vivace  12:18

STRING QUARTET No. 3, Sz 85 (1927)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 3 Sz 85

QUATUOR à CORDES n°  3 Sz 85                                                                      /15:24/

/4/ I.          Prima parte. Moderato — attaca: 04:25

/5/ II.         Seconda parte. Allegro — attaca  05:57

/6/ III. Ricapitulazione della prima parte. Moderato  02:58

/7/ IV.        Coda. Allegro molto  02:12

STRING QUARTET No. 5, Sz 102 (1934)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 5 Sz 102

QUATUOR à CORDES n°  5 Sz 102                                                                    /28:48/

/8/ I.  Allegro 07:20

/9/ II. Adagio molto 05:20

/10/ III.  Scherzo. Alla bulgarese — Trio  04:31

/11/ IV.   Andante 04:48

/12/ V.    Finale.  Allegro vivace — Presto 06:58

 

Disc 2

STRING QUARTET No. 2, Sz  67 (1917)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 2 Sz 67

QUATUOR à CORDES n° 2  Sz 67                                                                      /26:04/

/13/  I. Moderato 09:34

/14/ II. Prestissimo, con sordino  07:36

/15/ III. Non troppo lento   08:54

STRING QUARTET No. 4, Sz  91 (1928)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 4 Sz 91

QUATUOR à CORDES n° 4  Sz 91                                                                      /23:08/

/16/ I. Allegro 06:13

/17/ II. Prestissimo, con sordino 02:48

/18/ III. Non troppo lento  05:18

/19/ IV.  Allegretto pizzicato  02:54

/20/V.   Allegro molto  05:44

STRING QUARTET No. 6, Sz  114 (1939)

STREICHQUARTETT Nr. 6 Sz 114

QUATUOR à CORDES n°  3 Sz 114                                                                    /30:19/

/21/ I.  Mesto — Più mosso, pesante — Vivace  07:35

/22 II.  Mesto — Marcia  08:12

/23/ III.Mesto — Burletta : Moderato  07:21

/24/ IV. Mesto  05:49

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VÉGH QUARTET

Sándor VÉGH (1st violin)  Sándor ZÖLDY (2nd violin) Georges JANZER (viola) - Paul SZABO (cello)

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Shostakovich and the Borodin Quartet in Moscow vol. II

DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH 1906 -1975

STRING QUARTET No.4 in D, Op.83 (1949) 25:12
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.4 D-Dur op.83
QUATUOR À CORDES no 4, en ré majeur op.83
1. I. Allegretto 04:09
2. II. Andantino 07:02
3. III. Allegretto - 03:54
4. IV. Allegretto 10:10
Moscow USSR Radio Broadcasts:– January 1966

STRING QUARTET No.6 in G major, Op.101 (1956) 24:50
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.6 G-Dur op.101
QUATUOR À CORDES no 6, en sol majeur op.101
5. I. Allegretto 07:02
6. II. Moderato con moto 04:45
7. III.Lento - 05:56
8. IV. Lento – Allegretto 07:16
Moscow USSR Radio Broadcasts:– January 1966

STRING QUARTET No.9 in E flat major, Op.117 (1964) 28:37
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.9 Es-Dur op.117
QUATUOR À CORDES no 9, en mi bémol majeur op.117
9. I. Moderato con moto - attacca 04:15
10. II. Adagio-- attacca 06:00
11. III Allegretto - attacca 03:48
12. IV. Adagio – attacca 04:37
13. V. Allegro 10:18
Moscow USSR Radio Broadcasts:– January and November 1966

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BORODIN QUARTET
Rostislav Dubinsky, Jaroslav Alexandrov violins / Violinen / violons
Dmitry Shebalin viola / Bratsche / alto
Valentin Berlinsky cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

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Arrangements or Transfigurations?
Bearbeitungen oder Verklärungen ?
L’art de la transcription ou de la transfiguration ?

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)
1-2 The Well-Tempererd Clavier Vol.I. Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor BWV 853 (1742) 08:25
Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Teil.1 Präludium und Fuge es-Moll BWV 853
Le Clavier bien tempéré Vol.1 – Prélude et fugue en mi bémol mineur BWV 853
1. Prelude 03:14 - 2. Fugue 05:01
Recorded in Berlin, January 1961, Ufa Tonstudio
Wilhelm KEMPFF, piano

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
3-4 Six Preludes and Fugues, KV 404a (1782), for violin, viola and cello, No.1 07:58
Sechs Präludien und Fugen für Violine, Viola und Violoncello KV 404a, Nr.1
Six Préludes et Fugues, pour trio à cordes K 404a, no1
3. In D minor - Adagio 04:00 - 4. In D minor - Fuga 03:50
Recorded in Switzerland, January 1967
GRUMIAUX TRIO: Arthur GRUMIAUX, violin – Georg JANZER, viola – Eva CZAKO, cello

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
5 Piano Quartet No.1, Op.25, for piano, violin, viola and cello (1861) 08:19
Klavierquartett Nr.1 g-Moll op.25 / Quatuor no1, en sol mineur op.25
II. Intermezzo. Allegro ma non troppo
Recorded in New York-City, 30 December 1967

Artur RUBINSTEIN, piano
GUARNERI QUARTET: John DALLEY, violin – Michael TREE, viola – David SOYER, cello

Orchestrated by / Orchestriert von / Orchestré par ARNOLD SCHÖNBERG (1874-1951)
6 II. Intermezzo. Allegro ma non troppo 08:04
Recorded in Chicago City, September 1962
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Robert CRAFT

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971)
7 Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914) 06:55
Drei Stücke für Streichquartett / Trois pièces pour quatuor à cordes
7. Danse 00:50 - 8. Excentrique 02:03 - 9. Cantique 03:45
Recorded live in Prague, 2 February 1987.

TOKYO STRING QUARTET
Peter OUNDJIAN, Kikuei IKEDA, Kazuhide ISOMURA, Sadao HARADA
10-12 Four Etudes for Orchestra (1914) 06:37
Vier Studien für Orchestert / Quatre études pour orchestre
10. I. Danse 00:47- 11. II. Excentrique01:59 - 12. III. Cantique 03:50
Recorded in London, July 1964.

LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Antal DORATI

13-16 LEOŠ JANÁČEK (1854-1928)
Youth (Mládí), suite for wind sextet (1924) 16:21
Die Jugend für Bläsersextett / Jeunesse, pour sextuor d'instruments à vent
13. I. Allegro 03:24 - 14. II. Andante sostenuto 04:49
15. III. Vivace 03:41 - 16. IV. Allegro animato 04:27
Recorded in Prague, Domovina Studio, July 1999

PRAŽSKÉ DECHOVÉ KVINTETO - PRAGUE WIND QUINTET
Jan RIEDLBAUCH, flute - Jurij LIKIN, oboe - Vlastimil MAREŠ, clarinet
Miloš WICHTERLE, bassoon - Vladimíra KLÁNSKÁ, French horn - Zbyněk CICHA, bass-clarinet

17-20 Transcribed for string quartet by KRYŠTOF MAŘATKA (b.1972) 17:42
durchkomponiert für Streichquartett von / arrangé pour quatuor à cordes par
17. I. Allegro 03:31 - 18 II. Andante sostenuto 05:37
19. III. Vivace 03:45 - 20. IV. Allegro animato 04:49
Recorded in Prague, September 2016, Studio Martinek, in the presence of the Arranger
Publisher: Editions Bärenreiter, Praha, Czech Republic
ZEMLINSKY QUARTET (Zemlinského kvarteto):
František SOUČEK, Petr STŘĺŽEK, violins - Petr HOLMAN, viola - Vladimír FORTIN, cello

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STRING QUINTET in C, Op.29, ‘Storm’ 32:26
STREICHQUINTETT C-Dur op.29
QUINTETTE à CORDES en ut majeur op.29 (1801)
1. I. Allegro 11:25
2. II. Adagio molto espressivo 09:50
3. III. Scherzo. Allegro - Trio 03:38
4. IV. Presto 07:13
New York, December 6-7, 1965

PIANO QUARTET in E flat major, Op.16 24:27
KLAVIERQUARTETT Es-Dur, op.16
QUATUOR POUR PIANO & CORDES en mi bémol majeur op.16
5. I. Grave. Allegro ma non troppo 09:39
6. II. Andante cantabile 07:45
7. III. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo 04:03
New York, November 11, 1962

8. GREAT FUGUE in B flat major, Op.133 16:50
GROßE FUGE B-Dur, op.133
GRANDE FUGUE en si bémol majeur, op.133
Overture: Allegro, Fuga – Meno mosso e moderato – Allegro molto e con brio
Meno mosso e moderato – Allegro molto e con brio – Allegro
New York, May 21, 1961

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The Budapest String Quartet
Joseph Roisman, Alexander Schneider, violins / Violinen / violons
Boris Kroyt, viola / Bratsche / alto
Mischa Schneider, cello / Violoncello / violoncelle

Walter Trampler, viola / Bratsche / alto
Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano / Klavier

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PRD 250 381

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The Budapest String Quartet

FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY (1809-1847)

STRING QUARTET in D major, Op.44 no.1 (1838) 28:58
STREICHQUARTETT D-Dur, Op.44/1
QUATUOR à CORDES en ré majeur op.44 n°1
1. I. Molto allegro vivace 09:48
2. II. Menuetto (un poco allegretto) 05:49
3. III. Andante espressivo con moto 06:12
4. IV Presto con brio 07:07
Live recording, 13 November 1959,Coolidge Auditorrium Library of Congress, Washington,
played on the Stradivari instruments in the Gertrude Clarke Whitehall Collection

ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)

STRING QUARTET Op.41 No.1 in A minor (July 1842) 22:31
STREICHQUARTETT Op.41/1.a-Moll
QUATUOR à CORDES op.41/1 en la mineur
5. I. Introduzione: Allegro espressivo – Allegro – 09:49
6. II. Scherzo in A minor. Presto - Intermezzo 02:31
7. III. Adagio 02:26
8. IV. Presto 09:02
Live recording, 5 October 1961,Coolidge Auditorrium Library of Congress, Washington,
played on the Stradivari instruments in the Gertrude Clarke Whitehall Collection

PIANO QUINTET in E flat major, Op.44 (Nov 1842) 29:49
KLAVIERQUINTETT Es-Dur, op.44
QUINTETTE POUR PIANO & CORDES en mi bémol majeur op.44
7. I. Allegro brillante 08:43
8. II. In modo d’una Marcia 09:26
9. III. Scherzo. Molto vivace 04:40
10. IV. Allegro ma non troppo 06:57
Recording, 13 November 1959 ,Coolidge Auditorrium Library of Congress, Washington,
played on the Stradivari instruments in the Gertrude Clarke Whitehall Collection

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THE BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET
Joseph ROISMAN, Jac GORODETZKY, (1-4) Alexander SCHNEIDER, violins
Boris KROYT, viola – Mischa SCHNEIDER, cello
Rudolf SERKIN, piano

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FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
CD1

PIANO QUINTET IN A op.posth.114 D.667, ‘Trout’ (1819) 36:14
KLAVIERQUINTETT A-Dur D.667, „Forellen-Quintett“
QUINTETTE POUR PIANO ET CORDES en la majeur D.667, “La Truite”
1. I. Allegro vivace 09:21
2. II. Andante 07:44
3. III. Scherzo (presto) - trio 04:05
4. IV. Thema (andantino) - Variations I-V - Allegretto 08:18
5. V. Allegro giusto 06:54
8-11 January 1962, New York

6. STRING QUARTET IN C MINOR no.12 D.703 08:48
QUARTETTSATZ c-Moll D.703 Nr.12
QUATUOR à CORDES n°12 en ut mineur D.703
Allegro assai
4 April 1934, Abbey Road Studio, London – Hmv DB 2221

STRING QUARTET No.13 IN A MINOR, op.29 no.1 D.804 35:34
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.13 a-Moll, op.29 Nr.1 D.804
QUATUOR à CORDES N°13 en la mineur op.29 n°1 D.804
7. I. Allegro ma non troppo 13:51
8. II. Andante 07:12
9. III .Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio 07:46
10. IV .Allegro moderato 07:02
19 May 1953, Coolidge Auditorium, played on the Stradivari instruments in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Collection,
The Library of Congress, Washington DC

CD2

STRING QUARTET No.14 IN D MINOR ‘Death and the Maiden’ D.810 37:18
STREICHQUARTETT Nr.14 d-Moll „Der Tod und das Mädchen“ D.810
QUATUOR à CORDES N°14 en ré mineur “La Jeune Fille et la Mort” D.810 (1824)
1. I. Allegro 12:02
2. II. Andante con moto 13:33
3. III. Scherzo. Allegro molto 03:55
4. IV. Presto 08:48
13 May 1953, Coolidge Auditorium, played on the Stradivari instruments in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Collection,
The Library of Congress, Washington DC

STRING QUARTET IN G MAJOR No.15 D.887 40:08
STREICHQUARTETT G-Dur Nr.15
QUATUOR à CORDES n°15 en sol majeur D.887
5. I Allegro molto moderato 13:24
6. II. Andante un poco moto 10:36
7. III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace - Trio. Allegretto 06:50
8. IV. Allegro assai 09:38
14 May 1953, Coolidge Auditorium, played on the Stradivari instruments in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Collection,
The Library of Congress, Washington DC

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THE BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET
Joseph ROISMAN, Jac GORODETZKY, violins
(D.703) Alexander SCHNEIDER violin
Boris KROYT, viola
Misha SCHNEIDER, cello
(D.667) Mieczyslaw HORSZOWSKI, piano, Julius LEVINE, double-bass

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PRD 250 386

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