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String Quartet No. 3 (1995) - The Riga String Quartet / Pēteris Vasks - String Quartets Nos. 2 & 3

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  1. It is in the sound of string instruments that my message sounds best I am able there to sing out in the best way. Vaskss pantheistic love of nature is mirrored in his String Quartet No. 2 Summer Tunes: I experience God and pray to him in the forest, on the seashore, everywhere, because the world as God created it is so beautiful.
  2. The Third String Quartet by American composer Elliott Carter was completed in It is dedicated to the Juilliard String Quartet, and it was premiered in This quartet earned Carter his second Pulitzer Prize in Music in
  3. Like the Miami Quartet on their identically coupled Conifer Classics anthology (7/99 – sadly nla), the Navarra kick off with the Third Quartet. Completed in , it’s a meaty piece of striking emotional candour incorporating elements of folk music, hymnody and birdsong.
  4. String Quartet No. 3 This first recording of the three Peteris Vasks quartets opens with the most recent and best. Written in , the Third is cast in four movements, two moderately paced outer ones framing a dynamic Allegro energico and a searching Adagio.
  5. The discography of the Kronos Quartet includes 43 studio albums, two compilations, five soundtracks, and 29 contributions to other artists' records. The Kronos Quartet plays classical, pop, rock, jazz, folk, world and contemporary classical music (often written especially for them by for instance Philip Glass, Terry Riley, Alexandra Vrebalov, ) and was founded in by violinist David Compilation albums: 2.
  6. Wergo’s booklet-notes seem to hint at the prospect of a complete cycle of Vasks’s string quartets from this accomplished ensemble made up of first-desk players from Sinfonietta Riga and the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra. If so, then this pairing of the Second Quartet (Summer Tunes) from with No 5 (the Latvian’s last to date, written in for the Kronos Quartet) makes an.

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