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Janácek: String Quartets No 1 & 2, Etc/ Vlach Quartet, Et Al


Release Date: 05/26/1998 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553895   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leos Janácek
Performer:  Jana VlachováFrantisek MalyMikael Ericsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vlach String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, p.57) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - "...The Vlach Quartet's performance is strongly characterised....there is much to admire, especially in the Second Quartet and Jana Vlachová's playing of the Violin Sonata.
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, p.57) - Performance: 3 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - "...The Vlach Quartet's performance is strongly characterised....there is much to admire, especially in the Second Quartet and Jana Vlachová's playing of the Violin Sonata. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vlach String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1995-96 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 "Intimate letters" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vlach String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Brno, Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1995-96 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Jana Vlachová (Violin), Frantisek Maly (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1921; Brno, Czech Republic 
4.
Fairy tale by Leos Janácek
Performer:  Mikael Ericsson (Cello), Frantisek Maly (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910-23; Brno, Czech Republic 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No.1, JW VII/8, "Kraytserova sonata" (The Kreutzer Sonata): I. Adagio con moto
String Quartet No.1, JW VII/8, "Kraytserova sonata" (The Kreutzer Sonata): II. Con moto
String Quartet No.1, JW VII/8, "Kraytserova sonata" (The Kreutzer Sonata): III. Con moto: Vivace - Andante
String Quartet No.1, JW VII/8, "Kraytserova sonata" (The Kreutzer Sonata): IV. Con moto: Adagio
String Quartet No. 2, JW VII/13, "Listy duverne" (Intimate Letters): I. Andante con moto: Allegro
String Quartet No. 2, JW VII/13, "Listy duverne" (Intimate Letters): II. Adagio: Vivace
String Quartet No. 2, JW VII/13, "Listy duverne" (Intimate Letters): III. Moderato. Adagio. Allegro
String Quartet No. 2, JW VII/13, "Listy duverne" (Intimate Letters): IV. Allegro. Andante. Adagio
Violin Sonata, JW VII/7: I. Con moto
Violin Sonata, JW VII/7: II. Ballada
Violin Sonata, JW VII/7: III. Allegretto
Violin Sonata, JW VII/7: IV. Adagio
Pohadka (Fairy-tale), JW VII/5: I. Con moto
Pohadka (Fairy-tale), JW VII/5: II. Con moto
Pohadka (Fairy-tale), JW VII/5: III. Allegro

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