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Vaughan Williams: The String Quartets, Etc / Medici Quartet


Release Date: 12/02/1992 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 5191   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Paul RobertsonDavid MatthewsIvo-Jan Van der WerffAnthony Lewis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in G minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Paul Robertson (Violin), David Matthews (Violin), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola),
Anthony Lewis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908/1921; England 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 23 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Matthews (Violin), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola), Paul Robertson (Violin),
Anthony Lewis (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; England 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 20 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3.
Phantasy Quintet for Strings by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Anthony Lewis (Cello), Simon Rowland-Jones (Viola), Paul Robertson (Violin),
David Matthews (Violin), Ivo-Jan Van der Werff (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Phantasy Quintet: Prelude - Lento ma non troppo
Phantasy Quintet: Scherzo - Prestissimo
Phantasy Quintet: Alla Sarabanda - Lento
Phantasy Quintet: Burlesca - Allegro moderato
String Quartet no.1 in G Minor: Allegro moderato
String Quartet no.1 in G Minor: Minuet and Trio - Tempo di Minuetto
String Quartet no.1 in G Minor: Romance - Andante sostenuto
String Quartet no.1 in G Minor: Finale: Rondo Capriccioso - Allegro molto
String Quartet no.2 in A Minor - for Jean on her birthday: Prelude - Allegro appassionato
String Quartet no.2 in A Minor - for Jean on her birthday: Romance - Largo
String Quartet no.2 in A Minor - for Jean on her birthday: Scherzo - Allegro
String Quartet no.2 in A Minor - for Jean on her birthday: Epilogue - Andante sostenuto

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