Hans Abrahamsen  String Quartets No. 1-4



 
N° 910 242-2
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2017
 
 
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Pizzicato, Luxemburg - Nov 2017
“SUPERSONIC PIZZICATO The album span his whole creative period and show the development of his personal style. With never ending high intensity, curiosity and quality, the Arditti String Quartet is once again presenting awesome performances.”

The Guardian, UK - Nov. 16th, 2017
“The collection includes some of the most important quartet music of our time.”
 
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English
German
Musicians   Compositions
Arditti String Quartet
Irvine Arditti [1st violin]
Ashot Sarkissjan [2nd violin]
Lucas Fels [violoncello]
Ralf Ehlers [viola]
  String Quartet No. 4 (2012)
1. I Light and airy (high in the sky singing)
2. II With motion (dance of light)
3. III Darkl, heavy and earthy (with a heavy groove)
4. IV Gently ‘‘rocking'' (with utmost sensitivity, babbling)

String Quartet No. 3 (2008)
5. I Calmo, con tenerezza e simplicita
6. II
7. III
8. IV Molto tranquillo et lontano e legato

String Quartet No. 2 (1981)
9. I Andante espressivo
10. II Vivo, ben ritmico
11. III Tranquillo con delicatezza
12. IV Presto energico

10 Preludes (String Quartet No. 1) (1973)
13. 1
14. 2
15. 3
16. 4
17. 5
18. 6
19. 7
20. 8
21. 9
22. 10

Compositions by Hans Abrahamsen

total time: 68:29

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