American Originals - Ives & Barber: String Quartets

American Originals - Ives & Barber: String
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1993
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon


  • Buy for $1.291.String Quartet No. 1 'From The Salvation Army': I. Andante con moto
  • Buy for $1.292.String Quartet No. 1 'From The Salvation Army': Ii. Allegro - Allegro con spirito - Quasi andante
  • Buy for $1.293.String Quartet No. 1 'From The Salvation Army': Iii. Adagio cantabile - Allegretto - Andante con moto - Adagio cantabile
  • Buy for $1.294.String Quartet No. 1 'From The Salvation Army': Iv. Allegro marziale - Poco andante con moto - Allegro marziale
  • Buy for $1.295.Scherzo - 'Holding Your Own': Fast - Slow - Allegro
  • 6.String Quartet Op. 11: I. Molto allegro e appassionato
  • Buy for $1.297.String Quartet Op. 11: Ii. Molto adagio - attacca
  • Buy for $1.298.String Quartet Op. 11: Molto allegro (come prima) - Presto
  • 9.String Quartet No. 2: I. Discussions: Andantd moderato - Andante con spirito - Adagio molto
  • Buy for $1.2910.String Quartet No. 2: Ii. ArgumentsL Allegro con spirito - Andante emasculata 0 Allegro con fisto 0 Presto - largo sweetota - Allegro con fisto - Largo - Allegro con fuoco - Andante con scratchy - Allegro con fistiswatto
  • 11.String Quartet No. 2: Iii. 'The Call of The Mountains': Adagio Andante - Andante con spirito - Adagio primo - Adagio meatoso

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Barber's string quartet is the source of that famous Adagio for strings, popularized by the movie Platoon in its later arrangement for full string orchestra. It makes an even stronger impression in its original context, sandwiched between two thematically related quicker movements. Ives's two quartets represent the two opposing poles of his character: the early First Quartet is a lyrical work based on hymn tunes, while in the Second all hell breaks loose as the four players literally fling themselves at the music (and each other), until they finally decide--in the words of the composer--to shut up, go out, and view the firmament. The end is suitably cosmic, as are these stunning performances. --David Hurwitz

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