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The Lindsays Play Dvorák Chamber Music


Release Date: 10/24/2000 
Label:  Asv   Catalog #: 446   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Peter CropperRonald BirksRobin IrelandBernard Gregor-Smith,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 43 Mins. 

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An invaluable box that brings together all The Lindsays' magnificent recordings of Dvorák chamber music, representing an unsurpassable treasury of great music. 'The Lindsays play with a warmth and conviction that carries all before them...strongly recommended' (Classic FM Magazine) '..playing is wonderful..great sensitivity...' (International Record Review) 'The Lindsay Quartet has done an enormous service for the Czech chamber repertoire....adds delight to distinction...among the best available..' (BBC Music Magazine *****) 'A superb collection' (Fanfare) An invaluable box that brings together all The Lindsays' magnificent recordings of Dvorák chamber music, representing an unsurpassable treasury of great music. 'The Lindsays play with a warmth and conviction that carries all before them...strongly recommended' (Classic FM Magazine) '..playing is wonderful..great sensitivity...' (International Record Review) 'The Lindsay Quartet has done an enormous service for the Czech chamber repertoire....adds delight to distinction...among the best available..' (BBC Music Magazine *****) 'A superb collection' (Fanfare) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 51/B 92 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Peter Cropper (Violin), Ronald Birks (Violin), Robin Ireland (Viola),
Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Bohemia 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 31 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Concert Hall, University of Cambridge (12/16/1990 - 12/18/1990) 
2. Quartet for Strings no 12 in F major, Op. 96/B 179 "American" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello), Robin Ireland (Viola), Ronald Birks (Violin),
Peter Cropper (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 26 Minutes 59 Secs. 
3. Quartet for Strings no 13 in G major, Op. 106/B 192 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ronald Birks (Violin), Peter Cropper (Violin), Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello),
Robin Ireland (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Bohemia 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 38 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Concert Hall, University of Cambridge (01/07/1991 - 01/11/1991) 
4. Quartet for Strings no 14 in A flat major, Op. 105/B 193 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello), Peter Cropper (Violin), Ronald Birks (Violin),
Robin Ireland (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Bohemia 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 32 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Concert Hall, University of Cambridge (12/16/1990 - 12/18/1990) 
5. Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ronald Birks (Violin), Peter Cropper (Violin), Robin Ireland (Viola),
Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello), Peter Frankl (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Venue:  St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, UK 
Length: 39 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: St. George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, UK (09/06/1993 - 09/08/1993) 
6. Quintet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 97/B 180 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Robin Ireland (Viola), Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello), Patrick Ireland (Viola),
Ronald Birks (Violin), Peter Cropper (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Venue:  All Saints Church, Petersham 
Length: 30 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: All Saints Church, Petersham (01/12/1992 - 01/14/1992) 
7. Bagatelles for 2 Violins, Cello and Harmonium, Op. 47/B 79 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Peter Cropper (Violin), Ronald Birks (Violin), Robin Ireland (Harmonium),
Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Venue:  All Saints Church, Petersham 
Length: 17 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: All Saints Church, Petersham (01/12/1992 - 01/14/1992) 
8. Terzetto for 2 Violins and Viola in C major, Op. 74/B 148 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Robin Ireland (Viola), Ronald Birks (Violin), Peter Cropper (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Venue:  All Saints Church, Petersham 
Length: 19 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: All Saints Church, Petersham (01/12/1992 - 01/14/1992) 
9. Quartet for Strings no 5 in F minor, Op. 9/B 37: Romance by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello), Robin Ireland (Viola), Ronald Birks (Violin),
Peter Cropper (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Bohemia 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Concert Hall, University of Cambridge (09/24/1990 - 09/27/1990) 
10. Waltzes (2) for String Quartet, Op. 54/B 105 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Robin Ireland (Viola), Peter Cropper (Violin), Ronald Birks (Violin),
Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Concert Hall, University of Cambridge (09/24/1990 - 09/27/1990) 
11. Cypresses for String Quartet, B 152 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Robin Ireland (Viola), Ronald Birks (Violin), Peter Cropper (Violin),
Bernard Gregor-Smith (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Venue:  Concert Hall, University of Cambridge 
Length: 31 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Concert Hall, University of Cambridge (07/08/1990 - 07/10/1990) 

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