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Krasa, Tansman & Krenek: String Quartets / Adamas Quartett


Release Date: 10/14/2016 
Label:  Gramola   Catalog #: 99109   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Hans KrásaAlexandre TansmanErnst Krenek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Adamas Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A great concern for the Austrian Adamas String Quartet has always been the treatment of composers whose works were termed "degenerate" and banned during the Nazi regime or who themselves became victims of the barbaric extermination machinery. On their second album, the critically acclaimed ensemble devotes itself to the string quartet by the Dzech composer Hans Krasa, a work showing an astounding compositional maturity. A great concern for the Austrian Adamas String Quartet has always been the treatment of composers whose works were termed "degenerate" and banned during the Nazi regime or who themselves became victims of the barbaric extermination machinery. On their second album, the critically acclaimed ensemble devotes itself to the string quartet by the Dzech composer Hans Krasa, a work showing an astounding compositional maturity. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings by Hans Krása
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Adamas Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Germany 
2.
Triptyque for String Quartet by Alexandre Tansman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Adamas Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; France 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 5, Op. 65 by Ernst Krenek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Adamas Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Vienna, Austria 

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