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Verdi, Britten: String Quartets; Rabenschlag / Verdi Quartett


Release Date: 08/01/2004 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98394   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiBenjamin BrittenThomas Rabenschlag
Performer:  Susanne RabenschlagPeter SteinKarin WolfDidier Poskin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings in E minor by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Susanne Rabenschlag (Violin), Peter Stein (Violin), Karin Wolf (Viola),
Didier Poskin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/2000 
Venue:  Deutschland Radio, Koln, Germany 
Length: 23 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Susanne Rabenschlag (Violin), Peter Stein (Violin), Karin Wolf (Viola),
Didier Poskin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
Date of Recording: 04/2001 
Venue:  Deutschland Radio, Koln, Germany 
Length: 27 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3. Paraphrase on themes from Verdi's "Aïda" by Thomas Rabenschlag
Performer:  Didier Poskin (Cello), Susanne Rabenschlag (Violin), Peter Stein (Violin),
Karin Wolf (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/2001 
Venue:  Deutschland Radio, Koln, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet in E minor: I. Allegro
String Quartet in E minor: II. Andantino
String Quartet in E minor: III. Prestissimo
String Quartet in E minor: IV. Scherzo - Fugue: Allegro assai mosso
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94: I. Duets: with moderate movement
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94: II. Ostinato: Very fast
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94: III. Solo: Very calm
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94: IV. Burlesque: Fast - con fuoco
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94: V. Recitative and Passacaglia: Slow
Paraphrase on Themes from Verdi's opera Aida

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