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Korngold: Sextet; Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht / Raphael


Release Date: 11/17/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66425   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Erich Wolfgang KorngoldArnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Elizabeth WexlerSally BeamishAnthony MarwoodRoger Tapping,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raphael Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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'Intensely dramatic, superbly played ... glowingly rich, full-bodied sound. Recommended unreservedly' (CDReview) 'An altogether beautiful tonal quality ... strongly recommended' (Fanfare, USA) 'The Raphael Esemble are superb in every respect; their performances have blazing commitment and integrity, and Hyperion's recording is in the demonstration category' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE 'Intensely dramatic, superbly played ... glowingly rich, full-bodied sound. Recommended unreservedly' (CDReview) 'An altogether beautiful tonal quality ... strongly recommended' (Fanfare, USA) 'The Raphael Esemble are superb in every respect; their performances have blazing commitment and integrity, and Hyperion's recording is in the demonstration category' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide) GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 10 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Elizabeth Wexler (Violin), Sally Beamish (Viola), Anthony Marwood (Violin),
Roger Tapping (Viola), Andrea Hess (Cello), Rhydian Shaxson (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raphael Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Vienna, Austria 
2. Verklärte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Sally Beamish (Viola), Elizabeth Wexler (Violin), Anthony Marwood (Violin),
Roger Tapping (Viola), Andrea Hess (Cello), Rhydian Shaxson (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raphael Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; Vienna, Austria 

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