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From Romanticism to Modernism with the Fine Arts Quartet

April 16, 2007

New recordings of six chamber works of diverse and varying character were the result of a full week of recording sessions by the world-renowned Fine Arts Quartet. Between March 17th and 19th, 2007, violinists Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, violist Yuri Gandelsman and cellist Wolfgang Laufer – all based at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA - tackled four 20th century quartets by American composers George Antheil (Quartet No. 3), Bernard Herrmann (Echoes), Philip Glass (Quartet No. 2) and Ralph Evans, Fine Art Quartet’s first violinist, (Quartet No. 1).

The following four days, March 20th to 24th, saw the recording of Felix Mendelssohn’s two String Quintets, No. 1 in A, Op. 18 and No. 2 in B flat,Op. 87. For these sessions, the quartet was joined by the fine Italian violist Danilo Rossi.

The sessions all took place at Il Bagno Konzertgalerie, Steinfurt, Germany, and were both engineered and produced by Florian B. Schmidt.




Fine Arts Quartet with guest violist Danilo Rossi, recording at Steinfurt


Fine Arts Quartet, recording at Il Bagno Konzertgalerie, Steinfurt


Photos courtesy of Florian B. Schmidt










 
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