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Borodin: String Quartets No 1 & 2, Sextet / The Lindsays


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Asv   Catalog #: 1143   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Louise WilliamsRaphael Wallfisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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This is an essential disc: the gorgeous chamber music of Borodin played by some of the finest musicians ever to interpret this repertoire. The Lindsays continue to attract superlative reviews for both recorded and live performances, some four decades after they formed. Raphael Wallfisch is one of the most celebrated cellists working today, while Louise Williams' performances with The Lindsays on ASV have met with great acclaim. This is an essential disc: the gorgeous chamber music of Borodin played by some of the finest musicians ever to interpret this repertoire. The Lindsays continue to attract superlative reviews for both recorded and live performances, some four decades after they formed. Raphael Wallfisch is one of the most celebrated cellists working today, while Louise Williams' performances with The Lindsays on ASV have met with great acclaim. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 1 in A major by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1879; Russia 
2. Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
3. Sextet for Strings in D minor by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Louise Williams (Viola), Raphael Wallfisch (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lindsay String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860-1861 

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