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Crawford, Britten, Chihara: Quartets / Sequoia Quartet


Release Date: 04/13/1999 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 4740   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenJohn CrawfordPaul Chihara
Performer:  Yoko MatsudaMiwako WatanabeJames DunhamRobert Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sequoia String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Yoko Matsuda (Violin), Miwako Watanabe (Violin), James Dunham (Viola),
Robert Martin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sequoia String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
2. Quartet for Strings by John Crawford
Performer:  Robert Martin (Cello), Yoko Matsuda (Violin), Miwako Watanabe (Violin),
James Dunham (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sequoia String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965 
3. Sequoia by Paul Chihara
Performer:  James Dunham (Viola), Robert Martin (Cello), Yoko Matsuda (Violin),
Miwako Watanabe (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sequoia String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
4. Two Ellington String Quartet Fantasies by Paul Chihara
Performer:  Robert Martin (Cello), James Dunham (Viola), Yoko Matsuda (Violin),
Miwako Watanabe (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sequoia String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op. 36: I. Allegro calmo senza rigore
String Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op. 36: II. Vivace
String Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op. 36: III. Chacony: Sostenuto
String Quartet No. 2: I. Lento - Allegro
String Quartet No. 2: II. Song without words: Molto moderato - Vivace: Alla marcia
Sequoia
Ellington Fantasy: I. I'm beginning to see the light
Ellington Fantasy: II. Take the A train
Ellington Fantasy: III. Sophisticated Lady

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