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ALWYN: STRING QUARTETS NOS.1-3


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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

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Facts
Item number 8570560
Barcode 747313056071
Release date 27/10/2008
Category
Label 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
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