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Memorable Swedish String Quartets, Vol. 1

Swedish String Quartets / Various
Release Date: 10/18/1994 
Label:  Caprice Records   Catalog #: 21506   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Wilhelm StenhammarSven-Erik BäckFranz Joseph HaydnJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Charles BarkelSven KarpeFolke BrammeSven-Erik Bäck,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel QuartetStockholm String QuartetGaraguly Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Length: 6 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 18 by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Performer:  Charles Barkel (Violin), Sven Karpe (Violin), Folke Bramme (Cello),
Sven-Erik Bäck (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897-1900 
Date of Recording: 05/27/1951 
Venue:  Main Auditorium of the Royal Academy of 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
2. String Quartet, No 2 by Sven-Erik Bäck
Performer:  Sven Karpe (Violin), Sven-Erik Bäck (Viola), Charles Barkel (Violin),
Folke Bramme (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel Quartet
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Royal Academy of Muisc 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3. Seven last words of Christ on the Cross, Op. 51/H 3 no 50-56 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Sven Karpe (Violin), Charles Barkel (Violin), Einar Gronwall (Viola),
Folke Bramme (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 03/29/1939 
Venue:  Royal Dramtic Theatre, Studio 2, Kungsga 
Length: 0 Minutes 53 Secs. 
4. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115: 1st movement, Allegro - measures 1-70 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Folke Reinholdson (Violin), Carl Christiansen (Cello), John Hylbom (Viola),
Ernst Tornqvist (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891 
Date of Recording: 01/22/1946 
Venue:  Royal Academy Of Music 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
5. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115: 2nd movement, Adagio - measures 1-73 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Folke Reinholdson (Violin), Carl Christiansen (Cello), John Hylbom (Viola),
Ernst Tornqvist (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891 
Date of Recording: 01/22/1946 
Venue:  Royal Academy Of Music 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
6. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115: 4th movement, Con moto - measures 129-222 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Folke Reinholdson (Violin), Carl Christiansen (Cello), John Hylbom (Viola),
Ernst Tornqvist (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891 
Date of Recording: 01/22/1946 
Venue:  Royal Academy Of Music 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7. String Quartet No. 5 in C major, Op. 29 by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Performer:  Tage Brostrom (Viola), Carl von Garaguly (Violin), Gunnar Norrby (Cello),
Lince Berglund (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Garaguly Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910 
Date of Recording: 05/26/1944 
Venue:  Attiksalen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
8. String quartet in B, Op 11/2 by Kurt Atterberg
Performer:  Tage Brostrom (Viola), Carl von Garaguly (Violin), Gunnar Norrby (Cello),
Lince Berglund (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Garaguly Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1918 
Venue:  Attiksalen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
9. Intima Miniatyrer, for string quartet, Op. 20 by Lars-Erik Larsson
Performer:  Tage Brostrom (Viola), Carl von Garaguly (Violin), Gunnar Norrby (Cello),
Lince Berglund (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Garaguly Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1944 
Venue:  Attiksalen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
10. String Quartet No 4 by Hilding Rosenberg
Performer:  Tage Brostrom (Viola), Carl von Garaguly (Violin), Gunnar Norrby (Cello),
Lince Berglund (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Garaguly Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1939 
Venue:  Attiksalen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
11. Quartet for Strings no 3 in E flat major by Franz Berwald
Performer:  Sven-Erik Bäck (Violin), Otto Kyndel (Violin), Gustav Grondahl (Cello),
Gereon Brodin (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kyndel Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 12/20/1943 
Venue:  Attiksalen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
12. String Quartet No. 2, Op. 9 by Dag Wirén
Performer:  Sven-Erik Bäck (Violin), Otto Kyndel (Violin), Gustav Grondahl (Cello),
Gereon Brodin (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kyndel Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1935 
Date of Recording: 12/06/1943 
Venue:  Attiksalen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 17 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13. String quartet in B minor: II: Scherzo by Nils Castegren
Performer:  Otto Kyndel (Violin), Tage Lundgren (Violin), Gustav Grondahl (Cello),
Gereon Brodin (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kyndel Quartet
Date of Recording: 01/30/1950 
Venue:  Studio 2 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14. Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor by Franz Berwald
Performer:  Gunnar Andersson (Violin), Charlie Coster (Cello), Sten Broman (Viola),
Erik Ekelund (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Skane Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 05/05/1941 
Venue:  Swedish Radio, Malmo, Sweden 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
15. String Quartet, No 2, Op 28 by Erland von Koch
Performer:  Gosta Finnstrom (Viola), Ake Johnsson (Violin), Ivan Ericson (Violin),
Gosta Lundqvist (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ivan Ericson Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1944 
Venue:  Main Auditorium of the Royal Academy of 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
16. String Quartet No. 4 in A major, Op. 25 by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Performer:  Andor Sagi (Violin), Claude Génetay (Cello), Bertil Appelbom (Viola),
Josef Grünfarb (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grunfarb Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905-1909 
Date of Recording: 06/06/1964 
Venue:  Stockholm Stock Exchange 
Length: 9 Minutes 22 Secs. 
17. String quartet No 6, Op 81b by John Fernström
Performer:  Mogens Petersen (Viola), Felix Cruce (Violin), Frede Specht-Andersen (Violin),
Alexander Wittenberg (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Halsingborg Quartet
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 12/11/1956 
Venue:  Helsingborg Concert Hall, Helsingborg, S 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
18. String Quartet, No 1, Op 32 by Hilding Hallnäs
Performer:  Guido Vecchi (Cello), Kenneth Freiholtz (Violin), Allan Magnusson (Violin),
Henry Stenstrom (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Quartet
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 10/11/1954 
Venue:  Goteborg Concert Hall 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
19. Légende d'amour, Op 11 by Giuseppe Becce
Performer:  Harald Kempe (Piano), Allan Holen (Viola), Helge Duvander (Violin),
Mario Galli (Violin), Guido Vecchi (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Galli Quintet
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 08/1928 
Venue:  Hotell Mollberg, Helsingborg, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
20. Valse andalouse by Giuseppe Becce
Performer:  Harald Kempe (Piano), Allan Holen (Viola), Helge Duvander (Violin),
Mario Galli (Violin), Guido Vecchi (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Galli Quintet
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 08/1928 
Venue:  Hotell Mollberg, Helsingborg, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
21. From Olle: Gammelvals by Herbert Fromm
Performer:  Johnny Schonning (Viola), Olof Anderson (Violin), Sven Kjellstrom (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kjellstrom Quartet
Date of Recording: 10/17/1940 
Venue:  Studio 2, Kungsgatan 8, Stockholm, Swede 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
22. Polska från Hammarsvall, Delsbo by Per Andersson
Performer:  Johnny Schonning (Viola), Olof Anderson (Violin), Sven Kjellstrom (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kjellstrom Quartet
Written: Poland 
Date of Recording: 10/17/1940 
Venue:  Studio 2, Kungsgatan 8, Stockholm, Swede 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
23. Vaggvisa, for string quartet by Tor Aulin
Performer:  Johnny Schonning (Viola), Olof Anderson (Violin), Sven Kjellstrom (Violin),
Axel Runnquist (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kjellstrom Quartet
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 09/14/1920 
Venue:  Hotel Continental, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
24. Jag vet en dejlig rosa by Traditional
Performer:  Nathaniel Broman (Piano), Gösta Bjork (Violin), Sven Kjellstrom (Violin),
Gösta Bjork (Viola d'amore), Martha Ohlson (Piano), Olof Anderson (Violin),
Johnny Schonning (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kjellstrom Quartet
Date of Recording: 11/24/1916 
Venue:  Hotel Continental, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
25. Minuet, for vihuela: Excerpt by Louis-Toussaint Milandre
Performer:  Olof Anderson (Violin), Sven Kjellstrom (Violin), Johnny Schonning (Viola),
Ingrid Kjellstrom (Harpsichord), Gösta Bjork (Viola d'amore)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kjellstrom Quartet
Date of Recording: 12/11/1934 
Length: 1 Minutes 2 Secs. 
26. String Quartet No. 51 in G major, Op. 64/4, H. 3/66: I: Allegro con brio, introduction by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Klas Westrin (Violin), Gustaf Hedberg (Violin), Ludvig Kaufeldt (Viola),
Sigurd Olsson (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Follinger Hedberg Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1943 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
27. String Quartet No. 59 in G minor ("Rider"/"Horseman"), Op. 74/3, H. 3/74: I: Allegro, introduction by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Bengt Ericson (Cello), Axel Herjo (Viola), Lars Fyrden (Violin),
Carl-Olov Nihlman (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793 
Date of Recording: 11/06/1947 
Venue:  Royal Academy Of Music 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
28. Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso": 2nd movement, Allegretto ma non troppo - bars 127-190 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Per Carlsten (Violin), Folke Bramme (Cello), Charles Barkel (Violin),
Einar Gronwall (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810 
Date of Recording: 01/02/1938 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
29. Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso": 3rd movement, Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso - bars 1-71 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Charles Barkel (Violin), Einar Gronwall (Viola), Folke Bramme (Cello),
Per Carlsten (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barkel Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810 
Date of Recording: 01/02/1938 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
30. Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 5th movement, Cavatina by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Otto Kyndel (Violin), Tage Lundgren (Violin), Gustav Grondahl (Cello),
Gereon Brodin (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kyndel Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/21/1949 
Venue:  Main Auditorium of the Royal Academy of 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
31. Lyric Suite for String Quartet by Alban Berg
Performer:  Otto Kyndel (Violin), Celia Aumere (Violin), Folke Bramme (Cello),
Kurt Lewin (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kyndel Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1956 
Venue:  Royal Academy Of Music 
Length: 26 Minutes 26 Secs. 

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