THE LONDON STRING QUARTET: 1917-1951 RECORDINGS

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Includes 5 previously unissued complete concerts from the Library of Congress and newly restored rare 78 rpm recordings. CD 1 - 61:23 BEETHOVEN –Quartet. No. 9 in C, Op. 59 #3*. BRAHMS – Quartet. No. 3 in Bb, Op. 67* 4/12/1943 LC. CD 2 - 66:27 DEBUSSY- Qt. in g, Op. 10* 4/12/1943 LC. HAYDN - Qt. in d, Op. 76 #2* 5/11/1943 LC, Qt. in C, Op. 76 #3 - Col. L1633/35, 15-17/12/1924, Col. Studios, London. CD 3 - 75:25 SCHUMANN - Qt. in A, Op. 41 #3*. TOCH - Qt. No. 12 in f, Op.70*. BEETHOVEN - Qt. No. 11 in f, Op. 95* 21/2/1947, LC. CD 4 – 66:52 DOHNÁNYI – Qt. No. 2 in Db, Op. 15*. BEETHOVEN - Qt. No. 15 in a, Op. 132*, 5/11/1948, LC. CD 5 – 68:40. SCHUBERT - Qt. No. 13 in a, Op. 29 (D. 804)*. BLOCH - Five Pieces for String Qt. (1923–25)*. RAVEL - Qt. in F [2] 27/1/1950, LC. CD 6 – 73:00, MOZART - Qt. No. 19 in C, K. 465 "Dissonance"*. MCEWEN - Qt. No. 6 in A, "Biscay"*. BRAHMS - Qt. No. 2 in a, Op.51 #2* 2/3/1951, LC. CD 7 – 63:03, FRANCK - Qt. in D* Col. 67697/02D, 11/1928 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - On Wenlock Edge Col. 7363/65, 1917, Gervase Elwes, t..; Frederick B. Kiddle, p. CD 8 – 67:55 SCHUBERT - Qt. No. 12 in c, D. 703 Col. L1679R 4/11/1927, Col. Studios, London. ELGAR - Qt. in e, Op. 83 (abridged) Vocalion D 02026/27; 1921, London. BRIDGE - Three Idylls Col. L1704/05 3/11/1925, Col. London. BRIDGE - An Irish Melody: Londonderry Air Col. L1716 17/11/1925, Col. London. KREISLER - Finale from Qt. in a Vocalion D 02027 1921, London. STEPHEN FOSTER - Melodies [2] London DLP 5047 16/3, 20/4, 21/5, 21/6/1945; 18 /1, 7/6/1946, Los Angeles. * = Previously unissued. LC = Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Sound restorations: Lani Spahr. Notes: Tully Potter. Special offer: 8 CDs priced as 6.


THE LONDON STRING QUARTET: 1917-1951 RECORDINGS

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Includes 5 previously unissued complete concerts from the Library of Congress and newly restored rare 78 rpm recordings. CD 1 - 61:23 BEETHOVEN –Quartet. No. 9 in C, Op. 59 #3*. BRAHMS – Quartet. No. 3 in Bb, Op. 67* 4/12/1943 LC. CD 2 - 66:27 DEBUSSY- Qt. in g, Op. 10* 4/12/1943 LC. HAYDN - Qt. in d, Op. 76 #2* 5/11/1943 LC, Qt. in C, Op. 76 #3 - Col. L1633/35, 15-17/12/1924, Col. Studios, London. CD 3 - 75:25 SCHUMANN - Qt. in A, Op. 41 #3*. TOCH - Qt. No. 12 in f, Op.70*. BEETHOVEN - Qt. No. 11 in f, Op. 95* 21/2/1947, LC. CD 4 – 66:52 DOHNÁNYI – Qt. No. 2 in Db, Op. 15*. BEETHOVEN - Qt. No. 15 in a, Op. 132*, 5/11/1948, LC. CD 5 – 68:40. SCHUBERT - Qt. No. 13 in a, Op. 29 (D. 804)*. BLOCH - Five Pieces for String Qt. (1923–25)*. RAVEL - Qt. in F [2] 27/1/1950, LC. CD 6 – 73:00, MOZART - Qt. No. 19 in C, K. 465 "Dissonance"*. MCEWEN - Qt. No. 6 in A, "Biscay"*. BRAHMS - Qt. No. 2 in a, Op.51 #2* 2/3/1951, LC. CD 7 – 63:03, FRANCK - Qt. in D* Col. 67697/02D, 11/1928 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - On Wenlock Edge Col. 7363/65, 1917, Gervase Elwes, t..; Frederick B. Kiddle, p. CD 8 – 67:55 SCHUBERT - Qt. No. 12 in c, D. 703 Col. L1679R 4/11/1927, Col. Studios, London. ELGAR - Qt. in e, Op. 83 (abridged) Vocalion D 02026/27; 1921, London. BRIDGE - Three Idylls Col. L1704/05 3/11/1925, Col. London. BRIDGE - An Irish Melody: Londonderry Air Col. L1716 17/11/1925, Col. London. KREISLER - Finale from Qt. in a Vocalion D 02027 1921, London. STEPHEN FOSTER - Melodies [2] London DLP 5047 16/3, 20/4, 21/5, 21/6/1945; 18 /1, 7/6/1946, Los Angeles. * = Previously unissued. LC = Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Sound restorations: Lani Spahr. Notes: Tully Potter. Special offer: 8 CDs priced as 6.



Disc 1 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Andante con moto - Allegro vivace

2. II. Andante con moto quasi allegretto

3. III. Menuetto- Grazioso

4. IV. Allegro molto

5. I. Vivace

6. II. Andante

7. III. Agitato- Allegretto non troppo

8. IV. Poco allegretto con variazioni



Disc 2 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Anime et tres decide

2. II. Assez vif et bien rythme

3. III. Andantino doucement expressif

4. IV. Tres modere - En animant peu a peu - Tres mouvemente et avec passion

5. I. Allegro

6. II. Andante o piu tosto allegretto

7. III. Menuetto- Allegro ma no troppo

8. IV. Vivace assai

9. I. Allegro

10. II. Poco adagio, cantabile

11. III. Menuetto- Allegro

12. IV. Finale- Presto



Disc 3 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Andante espressivo - Allegro molto moderato

2. II. Assai agitato - Un poco adagio - Tempo risoluto

3. III. Adagio molto

4. IV. Finale- Allegro molto vivace

5. I. Calmly and evenly flowing, utmost tenderness and intimacy

6. II. Adagio

7. III. Pensive serenade

8. IV. Vigorous

9. I. Allegro con brio

10. II. Allegretto ma non troppo

11. III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso

12. IV. Larghetto espressivo - Allegretto agitato - Allegro



Disc 4 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Andante - Allegro

2. II. Presto acciaccato

3. III. Molto adagio

4. I. Assai sostenuto - Allegro

5. II. Allegro ma non tanto

6. III. Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenden an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart- Molto adagio - Neue Kraftfuhtend- Andante - Molto adagio

7. IV. Alla marcia, assai vivace

8. V. Allegro appassionato



Disc 5 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Allegro ma non troppo

2. II. Andante

3. III. Menuetto- Allegretto

4. IV. Allegro moderato

5. Prelude

6. North

7. Tongataboo

8. Alpestre

9. In the Mountains- Rustic Dance

10. I. Allegro moderato

11. II. Assez vif

12. III. Tres Lent

13. IV. Vif et agite




Disc 6 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Adagio - Allegro

2. II. Andante cantabile

3. III. Menuetto- Allegro

4. IV. Allegro molto

5. I. Le Phare- Allegro maestoso - Tranquillo - Tempo I

6. II. Les Dunes- Andante mesto

7. III. La Racleuse- Vivace - Allegretto leggiero

8. I. Allegro non troppo

9. II. Andante moderato

10. III. Quasi Minuetto, moderato

11. IV. Finale- Allegro non assai



Disc 7 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. I. Poco lento - Allegro

2. II. Scherzo- Vivace

3. III. Larghetto

4. IV. Finale- Allegro molto

5. No. 1. On Wenlock Edge

6. No. 2. From far, from eve and morning

7. No. 3. Is my team ploughing

8. No. 4. Oh, when I was in love with you

9. No. 5. Bredon Hill

10. No. 6. Clun



Disc 8 Sound Clips (MP3):



1. String Quartet No. 12 in C minor, D. 703, Quartettsatz

2. I. Allegro moderato

3. II. Piacevole (poco andante)

4. III. Allegro molto

5. No. 1. Adagio molto espressivo

6. No. 2. Allegretto poco lento

7. No. 3. Allegro con moto

8. An Irish Melody, Londonderry Air

9. String Quartet in A minor- IV. Retrospection

10. Susanna (Oh! Susanna) (arr. for string quartet)

11. Gwine to run all night (De Camptown Races) (arr. for string quartet)

12. Old Folks at Home (arr. for string quartet)

13. Laura Lee (arr. for string quartet)

14. Beautiful Dreamer (arr. for string quartet)

15. Gentle Annie (arr. for string quartet)

16. Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (arr. for string quartet)

17. Old Black Joe (Poor Old Joe) (arr. for string quartet)

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