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Tchaikovsky: Quartet No 2, Sextet / Vermeer Quartet


Release Date: 08/24/1996 
Label:  Cedille Records   Catalog #: 17   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Shmuel AshkenasiMathias TackeMarc JohnsonRichard Young,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vermeer String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in F major, Op. 22 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Shmuel Ashkenasi (Violin), Mathias Tacke (Violin), Marc Johnson (Cello),
Richard Young (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vermeer String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1993 
Venue:  1st Methodist Church, Evanston, IL 
Length: 37 Minutes 11 Secs. 
2.
Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  John Sharp (Cello), Shmuel Ashkenasi (Violin), Marc Johnson (Cello),
Richard Young (Viola), Mathias Tacke (Violin), Rami Solomonow (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vermeer String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890/1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/1993 
Venue:  1st Methodist Church, Evanston, IL 
Length: 36 Minutes 22 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 22: I. Adagio - Moderato assai, quasi andantino
String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 22: II. Scherzo: Allegro giusto
String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 22: III. Andante ma non tanto
String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 22: IV. Finale: Allegro con moto
Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70: I. Allegro con spirito
Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70: II. Adagio cantabile e con moto
Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70: III. Allegretto moderato
Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70: IV. Allegro vivace

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