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Fun Time With The String Quartet / Venice String Quartet


Release Date: 06/15/1997 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 195   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovGeorge GershwinJohann PachelbelWerner Thomas-Mifune,   ... 
Performer:  Luca MorassuttiAlberto BattistonAndrea VioAngelo Zanin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, p.254) - "...dependable playing, fine engineering, and a bourgeois choice of repertoire. Although mildly amusing, this is not an important release."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, p.254) - "...dependable playing, fine engineering, and a bourgeois choice of repertoire. Although mildly amusing, this is not an important release." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Luca Morassutti (Viola), Alberto Battiston (Violin), Andrea Vio (Violin),
Angelo Zanin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Thorp
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
2.
Lullaby by George Gershwin
Performer:  Luca Morassutti (Viola), Alberto Battiston (Violin), Andrea Vio (Violin),
Angelo Zanin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
3.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Andrea Vio (Violin), Alberto Battiston (Violin), Angelo Zanin (Cello),
Luca Morassutti (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
4.
Comical String Quartet based on Beethoven's 5th Symphony by Werner Thomas-Mifune
Performer:  Angelo Zanin (Cello), Luca Morassutti (Viola), Alberto Battiston (Violin),
Andrea Vio (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
5.
Limelight: Eternally by Charles Chaplin
Performer:  Alberto Battiston (Violin), Angelo Zanin (Cello), Luca Morassutti (Viola),
Andrea Vio (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
6.
Pieces (2) for String Quartet: no 2, Polka [from "The Golden Age"] by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Angelo Zanin (Cello), Andrea Vio (Violin), Luca Morassutti (Viola),
Alberto Battiston (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USSR 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
7.
Variations on "Happy Birthday" for String Quartet by Peter Heidrich
Performer:  Andrea Vio (Violin), Alberto Battiston (Violin), Luca Morassutti (Viola),
Angelo Zanin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
8.
Cats' Serenade by A. Razek
Performer:  Angelo Zanin (Cello), Andrea Vio (Violin), Alberto Battiston (Violin),
Luca Morassutti (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Werner Thomas-Mifune 
9.
Chromatic Syncopations by Werner Thomas-Mifune
Performer:  Alberto Battiston (Violin), Andrea Vio (Violin), Luca Morassutti (Viola),
Angelo Zanin (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
10.
Roberta: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Alberto Battiston (Violin), Angelo Zanin (Cello), Andrea Vio (Violin),
Luca Morassutti (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
11.
Anything Goes: Anything goes by Cole Porter
Performer:  Alberto Battiston (Violin), Luca Morassutti (Viola), Angelo Zanin (Cello),
Andrea Vio (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Thorp 
12.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Angelo Zanin (Cello), Luca Morassutti (Viola), Andrea Vio (Violin),
Alberto Battiston (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1997 
Venue:  Dynamic's, Genoa, Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Donald Faser 

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