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Mp3 Blog #68: Fausto Romitelli

Fausto Romitelli:”Cupio Dissolvi” (1996)For fifteen instrumentsPerformed by the Ensemble Phoenix BaselNot available comercially ”The Nameless City” (1997)For string orchestra and bells ad libitumPerformed by Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester BerlinNot available comercially ”Flowing Down too Slow” (2001)For string quartet and electronicsPerformed by Art Zoyd … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #67: Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas:“Hommage à Ligeti” (1985)For two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apartPerformed by Marino Formenti Available on this compact disc from Col Legno String Quartet #1 (1997)Performed by the Kairos Quartet Available on compact disc through Edition Zeitklang * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #59: Grido

Helmut Lachenmann:String Quartet #3 “Grido” (2000-2001 rev. 2002)Performed by the Arditti Quartet Not available commercially * * * * * I’m not sure I know what Helmut Lachenmann meant when he titled this string quartet “Grido;” however, listening to this … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #50: Giacinto Scelsi

Giacinto Scelsi: Quattro pezzi su una nota sola (1959)I (F)II (B)III (Ab)IV (A)For chamber orchestraPerformed by the Polish Radio-Television Orchestra Of Krakow Currently Out of Print Sting Quartet #3 (1963)I. avec une grande tendresse (dolcissimo)II. l’appel de l’esprit, dualisme, ambivalence, … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #37: Radulescu, Absence, and Return

Horatio Radulescu:String Quartet #4 “infinite to be cannot be infinite, infinite anti-be could be infinite,” Opus 33 (1976-1987)For nine string quartets or a string quartet surrounded by an imaginary 128 string viola da gamba Performed by the Arditti Quartet Available … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #34: Approaching Silence

Wolfgang Rihm:String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ I, schroff (1976)String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ II String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ III String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ IV, äuBerst gedehntString Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ VString Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ ZwischenspielString Quartet #3 … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #32: Steve Reich

Steve Reich: “Different Trains: After the War” (1988) For string quartet and tape If you don’t have a copy already go buy Krono’s version, the Smith Quartet Version, or the Quator Bozzini version * * * * * I was … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #14: John Rea

John Rea:Objets Perdus (1991)For String Quartet Performed by the Arditti Quartet Purchase other recordings of music by John Rea through the Canadian Music Centre John Rea is one of the better living Canadian composers and also one of the more … Continue reading

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