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Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series Vol.4 / New Music For String Quartet & Chamber Orchestra

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>Boulez, Pierre : Livre pour quatour, for string quartet
>Scelsi, Giacinto : Quartet for Strings no 4
>Brown, Earle : String Quartet
>Xenakis, Iannis : Achorripsis, for 21 musicians
>Clementi, Aldo : Triplum for flute, oboe & clarinet
>Nilsson, Bo : Szene 3, for chamber orchestra
>Schoenberg, Arnold : Little Pieces (3) for chamber orchestra (no 3 unfinished)
>Kotonski, Wlodzimierz : Canto, for chamber ensemble
>Takahashi, Yuji : Six Stoichei, for 4 violins
>Nilsson, Bo : Frequenzen, for chamber ensemble
>Kelemen, Milko : Etudes contrapuntiques, for wind quintet
>Castiglioni, Niccolò : Tropi
>Fellegara, Vittorio : Serenata, for 9 players & chamber orchestra
>Yun, Isang : Musik for 7 instruments

Album Summary

>Boulez, Pierre : Livre pour quatour, for string quartet
>Scelsi, Giacinto : Quartet for Strings no 4
>Brown, Earle : String Quartet
>Xenakis, Iannis : Achorripsis, for 21 musicians
>Clementi, Aldo : Triplum for flute, oboe & clarinet
>Nilsson, Bo : Szene 3, for chamber orchestra
>Schoenberg, Arnold : Little Pieces (3) for chamber orchestra (no 3 unfinished)
>Kotonski, Wlodzimierz : Canto, for chamber ensemble
>Takahashi, Yuji : Six Stoichei, for 4 violins
>Nilsson, Bo : Frequenzen, for chamber ensemble
>Kelemen, Milko : Etudes contrapuntiques, for wind quintet
>Castiglioni, Niccolò : Tropi
>Fellegara, Vittorio : Serenata, for 9 players & chamber orchestra
>Yun, Isang : Musik for 7 instruments
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Notes & Reviews:

Wergo's reissues of the legendary Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series have been a big hit with fans of contemporary music around the world. Each set is a treasure-trove of works by a wide range of composers, performed by some of the fi nest musicians of the time. The three CDs of volume four feature string quartets by Boulez, Scelsi and Earle Brown, works for chamber orchestra by Xenakis, Aldo Clementi, Bo Nilsson, Wlodzimierz Kotonski and Yuji Takahashi and works by Milko Kelemen, Niccolò Castiglioni, Vittorio Fellegara and Isang Yun that were originally premiered by the Hamburger Kammersolisten.



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Works Details

>Boulez, Pierre : Livre pour quatour, for string quartet
  • Notes: Hamburg; Paris
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1948-1961

>Scelsi, Giacinto : Quartet for Strings no 4
  • Running Time: 10 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1964

>Brown, Earle : String Quartet
  • Running Time: 10 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1965

>Xenakis, Iannis : Achorripsis, for 21 musicians
  • Conductor: Francis Travis
  • Running Time: 5 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1956-1957

>Clementi, Aldo : Triplum for flute, oboe & clarinet
  • Performers: Guy Deplus (Clarinet); Severino Gazzelloni (Flute); Lothar Faber (Oboe)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Nilsson, Bo : Szene 3, for chamber orchestra
  • Conductor: Bruno Maderna
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1961

>Schoenberg, Arnold : Little Pieces (3) for chamber orchestra (no 3 unfinished)
  • Conductor: Bruno Maderna
  • Running Time: 1 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Kotonski, Wlodzimierz : Canto, for chamber ensemble
  • Conductor: Bruno Maderna
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1961

>Takahashi, Yuji : Six Stoichei, for 4 violins
  • Performer: Paul Zukofsky (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1965

>Nilsson, Bo : Frequenzen, for chamber ensemble
  • Conductor: Francis Travis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1956

>Kelemen, Milko : Études contrapuntiques, for wind quintet
  • Conductor: Francis Travis
  • Running Time: 11 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Niccolò Castiglioni (1932 - 1996) : Tropi
  • Conductor: Francis Travis
  • Running Time: 8 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1959

>Fellegara, Vittorio : Serenata, for 9 players & chamber orchestra
  • Conductor: Francis Travis
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960

>Yun, Isang : Musik for 7 instruments
  • Conductor: Francis Travis
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern