Cookie Control

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer.
I am happy to proceed
Image

ALWYN: STRING QUARTETS NOS.1-3 (Maggini Quartet) (Naxos: 8.570560)


Buy + Add To Wish List + £6.99 - Few in stock

Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
For British composer William Alwyn CBE the string quartet was the \most perfect of mediums". His 'String Quartet No. 1' of 1953 recalls the sound worlds of Dvor?ík, Jan?ícek and Smetana, while repaying his debt to the Czech tradition with memorably original music.

Almost 22 years later, his Second Quartet, 'Spring Waters', was prefaced by lines from Turgenev's novel of the same name: "My careless years, / My precious days, / like the waters of springtime, / Have melted away." The passionate opening of his Third, composed in 1984 and Alwyn's swansong, leads to a conclusion of elegiac serenity.

"Fresh, enthusiastic and very accomplished.... The Maggini's performance is full of conviction and the recording balances clarity and atmosphere to something like perfection." BBC Music Magazine on 8555282

Also available:


ALWYN: Piano Music



BAX: String Quartets 1 & 2



BRIDGE: String Quartets 1 & 2
"
Facts
Item number 8570560
Barcode 747313056071
Release date 27/10/2008
Category Instrumental | Classical Music
Label Naxos Classics | Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Composers William Alwyn
Orchestras Maggini Quartet
Disc: 1
1 I. Moderato e grazioso
2 II. Allegro molto
3 III. Adagio
4 IV. Allegro vivace, molto ritmico
5 I. Moderato - Lento - Adagio
6 II. Allegro scherzando
7 III. Adagio - Allegro moderato - Adagio e tranquil
8 I. Allegro molto
9 II. Adagio - Allegro - Adagio
10 Novelette
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like ALWYN: STRING QUARTETS NOS.1-3 (Maggini Quartet) (Naxos: 8.570560), please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£6.99
Bach: Transcriptions For Guitar (Naxos: 8.572427)
Image
£6.99
Koechlin: Les Heures Persanes (Naxos: 8.572473)
Image
£12.99
Rossini: Album De Chateau (Naxos: 8.572608-09)
Image
£6.99
Bowen: Viola Sonatas 1 / 2 (Phantasy) (NAXOS 8.572580)
Balada: Piano Music Of Leonardo Balada (NAXOS 8.572594) 8572594 28/11/2011 £3.49 (£6.99)
Cimarosa: Keyboard Sonatas Volume 2 (NAXOS 8.572689) 8572689 28/11/2011 £6.99
Cervantes: Danzas Cubanas (NAXOS 8.572456) 8572456 28/11/2011 £3.49 (£6.99)
BEETHOVEN:VLN SONATAS VOL.2 (Artur Balsam/ Joseph Fuchs) (Naxos: 8.111252) 8111252 01/09/2008 £6.99
ALWYN: PIANO MUSIC VOL.2 (Ashley Wass) (Naxos: 8.570464) 8570464 01/09/2008 £6.99
ALWYN: Fantasy Waltzes / Green Hills & Cricketty Mill (Ashley Wass) (Naxos: 8.570359) 8570359 26/11/2007 £6.99
Few in stock Buy +
My account
My cart: 0 items