Post Card: Works by Brandao, Annunziata, Evangelista, Nicolau / Quatuor Alcan

Audio Samples

>Brandao, Jose Vieira : Miniatura, for string quartet
>Annunziata, Alessandro : Meltemi, for string quartet
>Evangelista, José : Spanish Garland
>     12 Folk Melodies from Spain, for string quartet
>Aguila, Miguel del : Presto II, for string quartet
>Nicolau, Dimitri : Zuki's Dance, for string quartet
>D'Rivera, Paquito : Wapango
>Ichmouratov, Airat : Quartet for Strings no 2

Album Summary

>Brandao, Jose Vieira : Miniatura, for string quartet
>Annunziata, Alessandro : Meltemi, for string quartet
>Evangelista, José : Spanish Garland
>Aguila, Miguel del : Presto II, for string quartet
>Nicolau, Dimitri : Zuki's Dance, for string quartet
>D'Rivera, Paquito : Wapango
>Ichmouratov, Airat : Quartet for Strings no 2
Composers

Notes & Reviews:

New recording from the internationally touring Alcan String Quartet, offers a rich sampling of culturally diverse contemporary music written for string quartet. Sampling includes: Spanish Garland, exploring Evangelista's heritage; Italian composers Nicolau & Annunziata citing Greece as inspiration; Wapango, an Afro-Mexican dance by D'Rivera; and Uruguay native Del Aguila combines 1920s jazz, Caribbean and Latin elements in Presto II. Nov. 2011 Tour Dates: Saguenay, Rimouski, Shawinigan, Montréal, Longueuil (QC).

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Salle Françoys-Bernier, Domaine Forget Saint-Irénée, Qu (03/2010).



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Works Details

>José Vieira Brandao (1911 - 2002) : Miniatura, for string quartet
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Annunziata, Alessandro : Meltemi, for string quartet
  • Running Time: 8 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>José Evangelista (1943 - ) : Spanish Garland :: 12 Folk Melodies from Spain, for string quartet
  • Running Time: 11 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Aguila, Miguel del : Presto II, for string quartet
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music

>Nicolau, Dimitri : Zuki's Dance, for string quartet
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>D'Rivera, Paquito : Wapango
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Ichmouratov, Airat : Quartet for Strings no 2
  • Running Time: 23 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical