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Schnittke: Piano Quintet, Three Madrigals, Etc / Capricorn


Release Date: 11/08/1996 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66885   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Rebecca HirschFenella BartonJames BoydTimothy Mason,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capricorn
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

}Gramophone (2/97, pp. 74-7) - "...Schnittke's 'Serenade' of 1968 is one of his most exuberant and engaging pieces....the Quintet and Trio are arguably the finest of all Schnittke's chamber compositions..."{ }Gramophone (2/97, pp. 74-7) - "...Schnittke's 'Serenade' of 1968 is one of his most exuberant and engaging pieces....the Quintet and Trio are arguably the finest of all Schnittke's chamber compositions..."{ Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quintet for Piano and Strings by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Rebecca Hirsch (Violin), Fenella Barton (Violin), James Boyd (Viola),
Timothy Mason (Cello), Catherine Edwards (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capricorn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972-1976; USSR 
2. Madrigals (3) for Soprano and Strings by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Sarah Leonard (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capricorn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USSR 
3. Serenade by Alfred Schnittke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capricorn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USSR 
4. Trio for Strings by Alfred Schnittke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capricorn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; USSR 

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