Eleanor Alberga: String Quartets 1, 2 and 3

Eleanor Alberga: String Quartets 1, 2 and 3

NV6234 (Navona Records, CD)

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: [62'48"]
Tracks: 8
Booklet pages: 6
© 2019 Navona Records LLC
Main country of recording: UK
Sent to a reviewer on 9 July 2019


Listen: Eleanor Alberga: Espressivo with wonder and yearning (String Quartet No 1) (track 2, 1:08-2:08)

Ensemble Arcadiana:
Thomas Bowes, violin 1
Jacqueline Shave, violin 2 (tracks 1-3)
Oscar Perks, violin 2 (tracks 4-8)
Andres Kaljuste, viola
Jonathan Swensen, cello

Eleanor Alberga:

String Quartet No 1 (1993)
1 Détaché et martellato e zehr lebhaft und swing it man
2 Espressivo with wonder and yearning
3 Frantically driven yet playful

4 String Quartet No 2 (1994)

String Quartet No 3 (2001)
5 Moderato
6 Scherzo
7 Adagio
8 Allegro

Recorded 9 October 2017 (Quartet No 1), 30 June 2018 (Quartet No 2) and 29 June 2018 (Quartet No 3), all at Wyastone Concert Hall, Monmouth, Wales, UK

 

 

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