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Debussy, Janacek, Shostakovich / Vogler Quartett


Release Date: 06/17/2012 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 61816   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyLeos JanácekDmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vogler String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Vogler, mellower and more sensuous, allows pace and passion to ebb and flow freely [in the Debussy] without hyping up the tension. Janácek’s ‘Kreutzer Sonata’ Quartet becomes big and intense, with fierce interjections, while for Shostakovich – this is the one in seven miniature movements – bear-like energy outflanks otherworldly withdrawal.

Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5)

-- Robert Maycock, BBC Music Magazine
The Vogler, mellower and more sensuous, allows pace and passion to ebb and flow freely [in the Debussy] without hyping up the tension. Janácek’s ‘Kreutzer Sonata’ Quartet becomes big and intense, with fierce interjections, while for Shostakovich – this is the one in seven miniature movements – bear-like energy outflanks otherworldly withdrawal.

Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5)

-- Robert Maycock, BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10 by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vogler String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1893; France 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vogler String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1993 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vogler String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USSR 

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