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Schumann: Klavierquartett, Etc / Argerich, Rabinovitch, Etc


Release Date: 01/16/1996 
Label:  Emi Classics Special Import Catalog #: 55484   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Lucia HallMischa MaiskyNobuko ImaiMartha Argerich,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 26 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc was nominated for the 1997 Grammy Award for "Best Chamber Music Performance." This disc was nominated for the 1997 Grammy Award for "Best Chamber Music Performance." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Lucia Hall (Violin), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Nobuko Imai (Viola),
Martha Argerich (Piano), Dora Schwarzberg (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 30 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. Andante and Variations for 2 Pianos, 2 Cellos and Horn in B flat major, Op. 46 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Alexandre Rabinovitch (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano), Natalia Gutman (Cello),
Mischa Maisky (Cello), Marie-Luise Neunecker (French Horn)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 18 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: This is the original version of Schumann's opus 46, more popularly known in its 2 piano rendition. 
3. Quartet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 47 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Natalia Gutman (Cello), Nobuko Imai (Viola), Dora Schwarzberg (Violin),
Alexandre Rabinovitch (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 29 Minutes 14 Secs. 
4. Phantasiestücke (3) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Natalia Gutman (Cello), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 10 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5. Adagio and Allegro for Horn/Cello and Piano in A flat major, Op. 70 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Marie-Luise Neunecker (French Horn), Alexandre Rabinovitch (Piano)
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6. Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Nobuko Imai (Viola), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 16 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 121 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Dora Schwarzberg (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1994 
Venue:  Live  Concertgebouw, Nijmegen, Holland 
Length: 32 Minutes 32 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Quintet in E flat Op. 44: I. Allegro brillante
Piano Quintet in E flat Op. 44: II. In modo d'una marcia, un poco largamente
Piano Quintet in E flat Op. 44: III. Scherzo (Molto vivace) and Trios I & II
Piano Quintet in E flat Op. 44: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Andante and Variations in B flat major Op. 46: Sostenuto - Andante espressivo - Un poco più animato - Più lento - Un poco più lento
Andante and Variations in B flat major Op. 46: Più lento - Animato -
Andante and Variations in B flat major Op. 46: Doppio movimento - Tempo primo - Più adagio
Piano Quartet in E flat major Op. 47: I. Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Quartet in E flat major Op. 47: II. Scherzo (Molto vivace) & Trio
Piano Quartet in E flat major Op. 47: III. Andante cantabile
Piano Quartet in E flat major Op. 47: IV. Finale (Vivace)
Fantasiestücke Op.73: I. Zart und mit Ausdruck
Fantasiestücke Op.73: II. Lebhaft, leicht - Coda: Nach und nach ruhiger
Fantasiestücke Op.73: III. Rasch und mit Feuer - Coda: Schneller
Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70: Langsam, mit innigem Ausdruck
Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70: Rasch und feurig
Märchenbilder Op. 113: I. Nicht schnell
Märchenbilder Op. 113: II. Lebhaft
Märchenbilder Op. 113: III. Rasch
Märchenbilder Op. 113: IV. Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck
Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor Op.121: I. Ziemlich langsam und energisch - Lebhaft
Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor Op.121: II. Sehr lebhaft
Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor Op.121: III. Leise, einfach (etwas lebhafter - etwas bewegter - tempo wie vorher)
Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor Op.121: IV. Bewegt

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