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The Emerson Encores


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 471567   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenSamuel BarberClaude DebussyFranz Joseph Haydn,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 2nd movement, Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings in B minor, Op. 11: 2nd mvt, Adagio by Samuel Barber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10: 2nd movement, Assez vif et bien rythmé by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1893; France 
Date of Recording: 04/1984 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
4.
Quartet for Strings in D minor, Op. 76 no 2 "Quinten": Vivace assai by Franz Joseph Haydn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Queens College, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 4, Sz 91: 2nd movement, Prestissimo by Béla Bartók
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 02/1988 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in E minor, T 116 "From my life": Largo sostenuto by Bedrich Smetana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 04/1984 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7.
Serenade for String Quartet in G major "Italian Serenade" by Hugo Wolf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/2001 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Queens College, New York 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 2nd movement, Scherzo by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1984 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73: Allegro non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
10.
Crisantemi "Elegy": Andante mesto by Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/2001 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Queens College, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in F major, Op. 96/B 179 "American": Finale by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1984 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
12.
Sätze (5) for String Quartet, Op. 5: no 3, Sehr bewegt by Anton Webern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Preglhof 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  Performing Arts Center, SUNY Purchase 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in C minor, D 703/Op posth "Quartettsatz": Allegro assai by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 51 no 1: 2nd movement, Romanze by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1984 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky": 4th movement, Allegro molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in D minor, K 421 (417b): 3rd movement, Minuet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No.13 in B flat, Op.130: 2. Presto
Adagio for Strings, Op.11: 2. Molto adagio
String Quartet in G minor, Op.10: 2. Scherzo (Assez vif et bien rythmé)
String Quartet in D minor, H.III, Op.76 No.2 - "Fifths": 4. Finale (Vivace assai)
String Quartet No.4, Sz. 91: 2. Prestissimo, con sordino
String Quartet No.1 in E minor "From my Life": 3. Largo sostenuto
Italian Serenade in G major WW XV / 3
String Quartet No.2 in D: 2. Scherzo
String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73: 3. Allegro non troppo
String Quartet No.15 in D minor, K.421: 3. Minuetto (Allegretto)
Crisantemi: Andante mesto
String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 - "American" B.179: 4. Finale (Vivace ma non troppo)
5 Movements for String Quartet, Op.5: 3. Sehr bewegt
String Quartet No.12 in C minor, D.703 - "Quartettsatz": Allegro assai
String Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51 No.1: 2. Romanze (Poco adagio)
String Quartet No.9 In C, Op.59 No.3 - "Rasumovsky No. 3": 4. Allegro molto

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