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ROZSA, M.: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / String Trio, Op. 1 (original published version) (Tippett Quartet)


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ROZSA, M.: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / String Trio, Op. 1 (original published version) (Tippett Quartet)

Though Miklós Rózsa became one of the most admired of film composers, he had always written music in other forms and his two published string quartets reveal important facets of his musical background. String Quartet No 1 was written in 1950 when he was under contract with M-G-M and, with its nocturnal and folk-dance imagery, is redolent of his Hungarian youth. String Quartet No 2 is prophetic of his later sparer style, though it too is infused with great energy and high drama. The String Trio, Op 1, recorded for the first time in its original 1929 published version, abounds with youthful vitality.

Rozsa, Miklos

  String Quartet No. 2, Op. 38
1.   I. Allegro con brio 00:05:27
2.   II. Andante 00:06:16
3.   III. Allegro scherzando 00:03:04
4.   IV. Allegro risoluto 00:05:49
  String Trio, Op. 1 (original published version)
5.   I. Largo - Allegro molto energico 00:10:51
6.   II. Gioioso 00:05:20
7.   III. Largo con dolore 00:05:42
8.   IV. Allegretto vivo 00:08:05
  String Quartet No. 1, Op. 22
9.   I. Andante con moto 00:07:35
10.   II. Scherzo in modo ongarese 00:04:18
11.   III. Lento 00:07:01
12.   IV. Allegro feroce 00:05:21

Total Playing Time: 01:14:49

Rozsa, Miklos

Tippett Quartet

Mills, John; O'Riordan, Julia; Vukotic, Bozidar

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572903

Barcode: 747313290376

Physical Release: 10/2013

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