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Janácek: String Quartets, Violin Sonata / Prazák Quartet


Release Date: 12/09/1997 
Label:  Praga   Catalog #: 250108   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leos Janácek
Performer:  Václav RemesSachiko Kayahara
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, p.57) - Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 5 (out of 5) - "...The Prazák Quartet's...playing is not only dramatic, but astonishingly beautiful....these are truly remarkable performances which stand with the very finest."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, p.57) - Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 5 (out of 5) - "...The Prazák Quartet's...playing is not only dramatic, but astonishingly beautiful....these are truly remarkable performances which stand with the very finest." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Prague, Czechoslovakia 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 "Intimate letters" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prazák String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Prague, Czechoslovakia 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Václav Remes (Violin), Sachiko Kayahara (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1921; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Prague, Czechoslovakia 

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