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Peter Maxwell Davies: Naxos Quartets 3 & 4 / Maggini Quartet

> Naxos Quartet No. 3 - March
> Naxos Quartet No. 3 - In Nomine
> Naxos Quartet No. 3 - Four Inventions and a Hymn
> Naxos Quartet No. 3 - Fugue
> Naxos Quartet No. 4, "Children's Games" - Naxos Quartet No. 4, "Children's Games" (Moderato)

Album Summary

>Maxwell Davies, Peter : Naxos Quartet no 3 for string quartet, J. 415
>Maxwell Davies, Peter : Naxos Quartet no 4 for string quartet ("Children's Games"), J. 424
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Notes & Reviews:

"Davies's immaculately judged part-writing displays a bracing mastery of the idiom and, needless to say, the Magginis once again play with superlative poise and intelligence. Both sound and balance are first-rate. I impatiently await the next instalment." - Andrew Achenbach, Gramophone

International Record Review
I have found listening to these ten quartets an absorbing experience, at the end of which I can only suggest that listeners explore them for themselves. The performances by the musicians for whom they were written and coached by the composer, are exemplary...

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (09/28/2004-09/30/2004).



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>Maxwell Davies, Peter : Naxos Quartet no 3 for string quartet, J. 415
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (09/28/2004-09/30/2004)
  • Running Time: 31 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2003

>Maxwell Davies, Peter : Naxos Quartet no 4 for string quartet ("Children's Games"), J. 424
  • Notes: Potton Hall, Suffolk, England (09/28/2004-09/30/2004)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2004