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Quartetti Italiani - Boccherini, Verdi, Zandonai, Bazzini, Malipiero, Etc. / Venice String Quartet


Release Date: 01/01/2005 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 486   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Luigi BoccheriniAntonio BazziniGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Like most of the musical forms that blossomed in the 18th century (the sonata for solo and continuo, trio sonata, concerto and symphony), the string quartet began its glorious parabola in Italy but bore its ripest fruits beyond the Alps, reaching an apex in the production of the great Austro-German classical composers, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven in the forefront. Quite a few Italian composers, however, also gave original contributions to this genre. The present 10-CD box set offers a panoramic view of quartet music in Italy, from Boccherini’s elegant classical writing, to Malipiero’s controversial stance against Romanticism, passing through Bazzini, Verdi, Puccini and Respighi. Performers are the internationally renowned Quartetto di Read more Venezia. (10 CDs for the price of 3) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 8/G 165-170 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: c1788 
2.
Quartet for Strings in F major, Op. 64 no 1/G 248 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Spain 
3.
Quartet for Strings in D major, Op. 64 no 2/G 249: 1st movement by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
4.
Quartet for Strings in A major, Op. 39 no 8/G 213 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Spain 
5.
Quartet for Strings in C minor, Op. 41 no 1/G 214 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Spain 
6.
Quartet for Strings in C major, Op. 41 no 2/G 215 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Spain 
7.
Quartet for Strings in C major, Op. 52 no 1/G 232 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1798; Spain 
8.
Quartet for Strings in D major, Op. 52 no 2/G 233 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1798; Spain 
9.
Quartet for Strings in G major, Op. 52 no 3/G 234 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1798; Spain 
10.
Quartet for Strings in F minor, Op. 52 no 4/G 235 by Luigi Boccherini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1798; Spain 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C major by Antonio Bazzini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 19th Century 
Written: 1864; Italy 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D minor, Op. 75 by Antonio Bazzini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 19th Century 
Written: Italy 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in E flat major, Op. 76 by Antonio Bazzini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 19th Century 
Written: Italy 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in G major, Op. 79 by Antonio Bazzini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 19th Century 
Written: Italy 
15.
Quartet for Strings no 5 in F minor, Op. 80 by Antonio Bazzini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 19th Century 
Written: Italy 
16.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in F major by Antonio Bazzini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 19th Century 
Written: Italy 
17.
Quartet for Strings in E minor by Giuseppe Verdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Italy 
18.
Crisantemi "Elegy" by Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; Italy 
19.
Quartet for Strings in G major by Riccardo Zandonai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
20.
Quartetto dorico by Ottorino Respighi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Italy 
21.
Quartetto dorico by Ottorino Respighi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Italy 
22.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "Rispetti e strambotti" by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Italy 
23.
Quartet for Strings no 2 "Stornelli e ballate" by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Italy 
24.
Quartet for Strings no 3 "Cantari alla madrigalesca" by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Italy 
25.
Quartet for Strings no 4 by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Italy 
26.
Quartet for Strings no 5 "dei capricci" by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; Italy 
27.
Quartet for Strings no 6 "L'Arca di Noè" by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Italy 
28.
Quartet for Strings no 7 by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; Italy 
29.
Quartet for Strings no 8 "per Elisabetta" by Gian-Francesco Malipiero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963-1964; Italy 

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