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Skalkottas: Chamber Music / New Hellenic Quartet, Et Al


Release Date: 11/27/2001 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 1124   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Nikos Skalkottas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hellenic QuartetVadaux Wind Quintet members
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Nikos Skalkottas. Ensemble: New Hellenic Quartet. Includes work(s) by Nikos Skalkottas. Ensemble: New Hellenic Quartet. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Musical Sketches (10) for Strings, A/K 8 by Nikos Skalkottas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hellenic Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Greece 
2. Octet for Wind Quartet and String Quartet, A/K 30 by Nikos Skalkottas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hellenic Quartet,  Vadaux Wind Quintet members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Berlin, Germany 
3. Quartet for Strings no 1, A/K 32 by Nikos Skalkottas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hellenic Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
4. Trio for Strings no 2, A/K 41 by Nikos Skalkottas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hellenic Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Athens, Greece 
5. (O) gero dimos (The Old City), AK37a by Nikos Skalkottas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Hellenic Quartet
Written: 1949 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 1, Ak 32: I. Allegro giusto
String Quartet No. 1, Ak 32: II. Andante con variazioni
String Quartet No. 1, Ak 32: III. Allegro (ben ritmato) vivace
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: I. Sinfonia
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: II. Concerto
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: III. Passacaglia
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: IV. Suita
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: V. Concertino
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: VI. Serenata
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: VII. Ragtime
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: VIII. Notturno
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: IX. Capriccio
10 Musical Sketches, AK 8: X. Rondo
Octet, AK 30: I. Allegro moderato - Rascher wie vorher - Moderato
Octet, AK 30: II. Andante cantabile
Octet, AK 30: III. Presto - Etwas langsamer (ruhiger) - Tempo I
String Trio No. 2, AK 41: I. Moderato
String Trio No. 2, AK 41: II. Andante
String Trio No. 2, AK 41: III. Presto
O gero dimos. AK 37a (The old city): Andante - Allegro - Tempo I - Allegretto brioso - Allegro

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