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Favourite Encores for String Quartet / Delmé Quartet

Album Summary

>Hoffstetter, Roman : Quartet for Strings in F major, (prev. attr. Haydn, Op.3/5)
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Quartet for Strings in C major, Op. 33 no 3/H 3 no 39 "Bird"
>Puccini, Giacomo : Chrysanthemums, elegy for string quartet
>Bridge, Frank [Composer] : Sally in Our Alley, for string quartet, H. 119/1
>Bridge, Frank [Composer] : Cherry Ripe, for string quartet, H 119/2
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11
>Kreisler, Fritz : Quartet for Strings in A minor
>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major
>Suk, Josef : Meditation on an old Czech hymn "St Wenceslas", Op. 35a
>Wolf, Hugo : Serenade for String Quartet in G major "Italian Serenade"
>Bloch, Ernest : Night, for string quartet
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12
>Dvorak, Antonin : Waltzes (2) for strings (arr. from Waltzes for piano, B. 101), B. 105
>Boccherini, Luigi : String Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in C major, G. 310 (Op. 28/4)
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Notes & Reviews:

'This is quite magnificent' (CDReview, USA)

'How many string quartets play encores? Those that don't should have a listen to the Delmé Quartet's highly entertaining selection. The playing is excellent.' (Classic CD)



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Works Details

>Hoffstetter, Roman : Quartet for Strings in F major, (prev. attr. Haydn, Op.3/5) :: Serenade (Andante)
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Chamber Music

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Quartet for Strings in C major, Op. 33 no 3/H 3 no 39 "Bird" :: Rondo (Presto)
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1781

>Puccini, Giacomo : Chrysanthemums, elegy for string quartet
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 5 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Bridge, Frank [Composer] : Sally in Our Alley, for string quartet, H. 119/1
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1916

>Bridge, Frank [Composer] : Cherry Ripe, for string quartet, H 119/2
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1916

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11 :: Andante Cantabile
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1871

>Kreisler, Fritz : Quartet for Strings in A minor :: Scherzo
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 6 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music

>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major :: Nocturne
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 8 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1881

>Suk, Josef : Meditation on an old Czech hymn "St Wenceslas", Op. 35a
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 6 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914

>Wolf, Hugo : Serenade for String Quartet in G major "Italian Serenade"
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 7 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Bloch, Ernest : Night, for string quartet
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1925

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12 :: Canzonetta
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 09/14/1829

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Waltzes (2) for strings (arr. from Waltzes for piano, B. 101), B. 105
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 6 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: ?02/1880

>Boccherini, Luigi : String Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in C major, G. 310 (Op. 28/4) :: Rondo
  • Ensemble: Delme String Quartet
  • Notes: 10/25/1988-10/26/1988
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1779