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Anderson: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 / Australia Piano Quartet


Release Date: 06/28/2019 
Label:  Navona   Catalog #: NV6235  
Composer:  Andrew J. Anderson
Performer:  Thomas RannKristian WintherJames WannanDaniel De Borah
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Piano Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Australian composer Andrew Anderson defies expectations with a new recording of his magnificent Piano Quartets, interpreted by the Australia Piano Quartet with breathtaking new zest and verve. Australia Piano Quartet (APQ) brings together Australia’s most respected and dynamic instrumentalists. The players’ passion for the piano quartet stems from their love of the extraordinary repertoire and the unique qualities of the ensemble itself: a synthesis of the finely blended sonority of a string trio, the soloistic qualities of each string voice and the orchestral power and virtuosic brilliance of the piano. APQ presents reinvigorated interpretations of canonic masterpieces, neglected piano quartet works of past and present, and new works by Read more Australian composers. Commissions to date have engaged leading composers including William Barton, Ross Edwards, Paul Dean, Elliot Gyger, Elena Kats-Chernin, Lachlan Skipworth, Jack Symonds and Felicity Wilcox. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Piano & Strings No. 1 in C Minor by Andrew J. Anderson
Performer:  Thomas Rann (Cello), Kristian Winther (Violin), James Wannan (Viola),
Daniel De Borah (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Piano Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; Australia 
2.
Quartet for Piano & Strings No. 2 by Andrew J. Anderson
Performer:  Thomas Rann (Cello), Kristian Winther (Violin), James Wannan (Viola),
Daniel De Borah (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Piano Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2018; Australia 

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