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Schumann: Piano Quartet, Piano Quintet /Michelangelo Quartet


Release Date: 06/24/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 698   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Antonio De SecondiElena MatteucciLuigi PiovanoLuca Sanzò,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michelangelo Piano Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the premiere recording of Schumann's 'Piano Quartet' and 'Quintet played on period instruments. The hauntingly beautiful works undoubtedly form part of the great nineteenth-century chamber repertoire, containing some of Schumann's most deeply personal music. Recorded in: Accademia Bartolomeo Cristofori, Florence, Italy 30 & 31 August and 1 September 2000 Producer(s) Valter B. Neri Sound Engineer(s) Valter B. Neri This is the premiere recording of Schumann's 'Piano Quartet' and 'Quintet played on period instruments. The hauntingly beautiful works undoubtedly form part of the great nineteenth-century chamber repertoire, containing some of Schumann's most deeply personal music. Recorded in: Accademia Bartolomeo Cristofori, Florence, Italy 30 & 31 August and 1 September 2000 Producer(s) Valter B. Neri Sound Engineer(s) Valter B. Neri Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Antonio De Secondi (Violin), Elena Matteucci (Piano), Luigi Piovano (Cello),
Luca Sanzò (Viola), Francesca Vicari (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michelangelo Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
2.
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 47 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Elena Matteucci (Piano), Francesca Vicari (Violin), Luca Sanzò (Viola),
Luigi Piovano (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michelangelo Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 

Sound Samples

Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: I. Allegro brillante
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: II. In modo d'una marcia: Un poco largamente
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: III. Scherzo: Molto vivace
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47: I. Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47: II. Scherzo: Molto vivace
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47: III. Andante cantabile
Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47: IV. Finale: Vivace

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