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The Early String Quartet in the USA


Release Date: 04/08/2008 
Label:  Vox Box Catalog #: 5057   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George W. ChadwickCharles Martin LoefflerCharles Tomlinson GriffesBenjamin Franklin,   ... 
Performer:  Isabelle Byman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 4 in E minor by George W. Chadwick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 27 Minutes 1 Secs. 
2. Music for 4 Stringed Instruments by Charles Martin Loeffler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 28 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3. Sketches (2) based on Indian Themes by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1918-19; USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4. Quartet for Strings "Open Strings" by Benjamin Franklin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Written for three violins and cello, this work is also attributed to Pleyel, Ferandini and Haydn. 
5. Quartet on Negro Themes for Strings in G minor, Op. 19 by Daniel Gregory Mason
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 26 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6. Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 70 by Arthur Foote
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 25 Minutes 48 Secs. 
7. Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 50 by Henry Hadley
Performer:  Isabelle Byman (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kohon String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1919; USA 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 25 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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 Heritage classics September 4, 2012 By Dan Mc Daniel (Snohomish, WA) See All My Reviews "A very interesting and moving collection of early american music." Report Abuse
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