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PISTON, W.: String Quartets Nos. 1, 3 and 5 (Harlem Quartet)

    




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PISTON, W.: String Quartets Nos. 1, 3 and 5 (Harlem Quartet)

Much lauded in his lifetime, Walter Piston is remembered chiefly today for his eight Symphonies, the two Violin Concertos (8.559003) and the popular ballet, The Incredible Flutist (8.559160). This recording presents three of the five string quartets, which range from from the lithe neo-Classicism of the First Quartet and the rhythmic trenchancy and intense melodic writing of the Third Quartet to the forceful yet accessible Fifth. This is the Naxos début of the Harlem Quartet, an ensemble comprising First-Place Laureates of the Sphinx Competition for young Black and Latino string players. More of Piston’s chamber music is available on 8.559071.


Piston, Walter

  String Quartet No. 1
1.   I. Allegro 00:06:22
2.   II. Adagio 00:08:00
3.   III. Allegro vivace 00:03:03
  String Quartet No. 3
4.   I. Allegro 00:05:05
5.   II. Lento 00:05:13
6.   III. Allegro 00:05:05
  String Quartet No. 5
7.   I. Allegro 00:04:41
8.   II. Adagio 00:08:05
9.   III. Allegro 00:04:09

Total Playing Time: 00:49:43






Composer(s):
Piston, Walter

Ensemble(s):
Harlem Quartet

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559630

Barcode: 636943963029

Physical Release: 09/2010

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