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Afanasiev, Borodin, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov: String Quartets / Leipzig String Quartet

Audio Samples

>Afanasiev, Nikolai : Volga, for string quartet
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Variations on a Chorale (4), for string quartet
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : At the Monastery (V monastire), for string quartet
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Quartet for Strings no 1, TN ii/30 (Romance & Scherzo, other 2 mvts. lost)
>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major

Album Summary

>Afanasiev, Nikolai : Volga, for string quartet
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Variations on a Chorale (4), for string quartet
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : At the Monastery (V monastire), for string quartet
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Quartet for Strings no 1, TN ii/30 (Romance & Scherzo, other 2 mvts. lost)
>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major
Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The great discovery on this CD is Nikolai Afanasiev's Volga, a masterful string quartet integrating melodies of folk character and virtuosity into four wonderful quartet movements.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (11/10/2011-11/12/2011).



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Works Details

>Afanasiev, Nikolai : Volga, for string quartet
  • Ensemble: Leipzig String Quartet
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (11/10/2011-11/12/2011)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Variations on a Chorale (4), for string quartet
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (11/10/2011-11/12/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : At the Monastery (V monastïre), for string quartet
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (11/10/2011-11/12/2011)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1878-1879

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Quartet for Strings no 1, TN ii/30 (Romance & Scherzo, other 2 mvts. lost)
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (11/10/2011-11/12/2011)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1889

>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major
  • Notes: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (11/10/2011-11/12/2011)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1881