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Budapest Quartet With Clifford Curzon - Mozart, Schumann


Release Date: 07/04/2006 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 4643   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartRobert Schumann
Performer:  Mischa SchneiderBoris KroytJoseph RoismanClifford Curzon,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet membersBudapest String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Memorable public performances by pianists Clifford Curzon and Claudio Arrau with the Budapest Quartet. Critic John Kersey wrote in International Piano (UK): 'Curzon was a master chamber musician...he caught the Budapests in their prime - their playing here is outstanding. His view is an essentially balanced and elegant one, with a great deal of poetry evident as the music unfolds in a natural, unforced way....' *NOT AVAILABLE IN THE USA Memorable public performances by pianists Clifford Curzon and Claudio Arrau with the Budapest Quartet. Critic John Kersey wrote in International Piano (UK): 'Curzon was a master chamber musician...he caught the Budapests in their prime - their playing here is outstanding. His view is an essentially balanced and elegant one, with a great deal of poetry evident as the music unfolds in a natural, unforced way....' *NOT AVAILABLE IN THE USA Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, K 493 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mischa Schneider (Cello), Boris Kroyt (Viola), Joseph Roisman (Violin),
Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet members
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1951 
Venue:  Live  Washington, D.C. 
Length: 22 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
2.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Joseph Roisman (Violin), Clifford Curzon (Piano), Jac Gorodetsky (Violin),
Boris Kroyt (Viola), Mischa Schneider (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1951 
Venue:  Live  Washington, D.C. 
Length: 27 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
3.
Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, K 478 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Boris Kroyt (Viola), Joseph Roisman (Violin), Claudio Arrau (Piano),
Mischa Schneider (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet members
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Live  Washington, D.C. 
Length: 23 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
Washington, D.C. (Circa 05/20/1943 - Circa 05/21/1943) 

Sound Samples

Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, K. 493: I. Allegro
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, K. 493: II. Larghetto
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, K. 493: III. Allegretto
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: I. Allegro brillante
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: II. In modo d'una marcia. Un poco largamente
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: III. Scherzo: Molto vivace - Trio I - Trio II - L'istesso tempo
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478: I. Allegro
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478: II. Andante
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478: III. Rondo: Allegro

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