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BERKELEY: String Quartets Nos. 1-3

Central to Lennox Berkeley’s chamber music output are the three string quartets that occur at regular intervals during the first half of his career. The First Quartet suggests the presence of Bartók and Stravinsky, its style recalling Berkeley’s years in Paris, while by the time of the Second Quartet, in which the balance between formal clarity and expressive depth is effortlessly achieved, these influences have been thoroughly absorbed. Written in 1970, the Third Quartet features one of the composer’s finest slow movements, a Lento which begins with ghostly harmonics before building to a climax of considerable intensity.


Berkeley, Lennox

  String Quartet No. 1, Op. 6
1.   I. Allegro - Moderato 00:07:51
2.   II. Andante non troppo - Lento 00:05:55
3.   III. Scherzo: Vivace 00:03:53
4.   IV. Theme and 6 variations: Moderato 00:08:48
  String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15
5.   I. Allegro moderato 00:07:12
6.   II. Lento 00:05:30
7.   III. Allegro 00:05:48
  String Quartet No. 3, Op. 76
8.   I. Allegro moderato 00:04:32
9.   II. Allegro vivace 00:02:21
10.   III. Lento 00:06:05
11.   IV. Molto vivace 00:05:07

Total Playing Time: 01:03:02






Composer(s):
Berkeley, Lennox

Ensemble(s):
Maggini Quartet

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570415

Barcode: 747313041572

Physical Release: 12/2007

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