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Faure: Piano Quartets / Domus


Release Date: 03/04/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66166   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Susan TomesKrysia OsostowiczRobin IrelandTimothy Hugh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Domus Piano Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'It's a long time since I've enjoyed a record so much on so many counts - performance, recording, presentation... and the music itself' (Gramophone) 'Music-making at the highest level of accomplishment' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) '[An] exceptional disc. The performances rank with the best I know' (International Record Review) 'Remains one of the freshest and most enchanting recordings available of Fauré's piano quartets' (Amazon.co.uk) 'These performances of Fauré's piano quartets from Domus are a highlight of the label and should be in every collection...an exquisitely vivacious reading. These sublime accounts have been without peer in this extraordinary contrasting pair of chamber masterpieces' (BBC Music Magazine) GRAMOPHONE Read more AWARD WINNER PREIS DER DEUTSCHEN SCHALLPLATTENKRITIK TÉLÉRAMA ÉVÉNEMENT EXCEPTIONELLE, FRANCE PENGUIN GUIDE ROSETTE BBC 'BUILDING A LIBRARY' BEST RECORDING CLASSIC CD 100 GREATEST DISCS OF THE DECADE DIAPASON D'OR Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 15 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Susan Tomes (Piano), Krysia Osostowicz (Violin), Robin Ireland (Viola),
Timothy Hugh (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Domus Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876-1879; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1985 
Length: 29 Minutes 22 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in G minor, Op. 45 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Krysia Osostowicz (Violin), Robin Ireland (Viola), Timothy Hugh (Cello),
Susan Tomes (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Domus Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1885-86; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1985 
Length: 37 Minutes 12 Secs. 

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