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The Avalon String Quartet, “a remarkably fine ensemble” (The Strad), makes its Cedille Records debut with an irresistible and richly varied program of captivating works by Claude Debussy, Benjamin Britten, Osvaldo Golijov, and rising American composer Stacy Garrop. The ensemble presents the world-premiere recording of Garrop’s String Quartet No. 4: Illuminations, a tantalizing, Pictures at an Exhibition-style tour of spectacular illustrations from an ornate medieval manuscript. Debussy’s lush, exotic String Quartet in G minor unfolds through iridescent quasi-orchestral textures. Golijov’s lyrical, deeply moving Tenebrae (Latin for “shadows”), written for the Kronos Quartet, pays tender tribute to the earth, depicted in its remote celestial beauty, haunted by undertones of human discord. Britten’s youthful, energetic Three Divertimenti and Alla Marcia are alluring, rarely recorded studies in inventiveness and perpetual motion. The Avalon is quartet-in-residence at the Northern Illinois University School of Music. “…an ensemble that invites you — ears, mind, and spirit — into its music.” (Chicago Tribune)
Item number CDR 156
Barcode 735131915625
Release date 8/14/2015
Category Chamber Music
Number of units 1
Ensemble Avalon String Quartet
Disc: 1
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10, L. 8500:15:29
1 String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10, L. 85: I. Animé 00:06:26 Avalon String Quartet
2 String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10, L. 85: II. Asse 00:03:46 Avalon String Quartet
3 String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10, L. 85: III. And 00:07:34 Avalon String Quartet
4 String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10, L. 85: IV. Très 00:07:17 Avalon String Quartet
3 Divertimentos00:11:00
5 3 Divertimenti: No. 1, March. Allegro maestoso 00:03:40 Avalon String Quartet
6 3 Divertimenti: No. 2, Waltz. Allegretto 00:03:04 Avalon String Quartet
7 3 Divertimenti: No. 3, Burlesque. Presto 00:03:27 Avalon String Quartet
Alla marcia00:03:30
8 Alla marcia 00:03:19 Avalon String Quartet
String Quartet No. 4, "Illuminations"00:19:30
9 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": I. The Book 00:01:40 Avalon String Quartet
10 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": II. Catherin 00:03:45 Avalon String Quartet
11 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": III. Singing 00:01:24 Avalon String Quartet
12 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": IV. Interlud 00:00:39 Avalon String Quartet
13 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": V. Christ Ca 00:02:52 Avalon String Quartet
14 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": VI. Interlud 00:00:42 Avalon String Quartet
15 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": VII. Mouth o 00:03:05 Avalon String Quartet
16 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": VIII. Trinit 00:03:19 Avalon String Quartet
17 String Quartet No. 4 "Illuminations": IX. The Book 00:01:59 Avalon String Quartet
Tenebrae (version for string quartet)00:00:00
18 Tenebrae (Version for String Quartet) 00:12:42 Avalon String Quartet
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