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Quadrants, Vol. 2 / Pedroia String Quartet


Release Date: 09/14/2018 
Label:  Navona   Catalog #: 6184  
Composer:  Paul OsterfieldDavid BridgesFerdinando De SenaL. Peter Deutsch,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With Quadrants, Navona Records presents six of today’s best modern string quartets that meld the old with the new, combining traditional forms with contemporary influences to present expressive, emotional works that both make and break the mold. Quadrants Volume 2 seeks to bring the emotive works of six contemporary composers together, with each work communicating both deeply personal and universal messages. These messages are made all the more potent when expressed through the multifaceted voice and intimate setting of the string quartet -- in this case, the acclaimed Boston group, the Pedroia String Quartet. The Pedroia String Quartet brings a combined fresh energy and maturity to the Quadrants series. Each member is a master in his own Read more right. Between the four performers are tours from London to Seoul, the founding of one of America’s freshest new chamber ensembles, “A Far Cry,” and countless awards and features with the world’s greatest ensembles. Put all of this together in one quartet, and you get the idea. Establishing themselves as one of the top contemporary string quartets, The Pedroia Quartet brings the work of Navona’s composers to life with a spirit that is intense and virtuosic while remaining sensitive and tender. Quadrants Volume 2 is only the second stop in a series of composers and performers of the highest caliber. With a personal message and a powerful ensemble, however, this stop is not to be missed. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Khamsin by Paul Osterfield
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
2.
The Fragmented Old Man by David Bridges
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
3.
Quartet for Strings No. 1 by Ferdinando De Sena
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
4.
Departure by L. Peter Deutsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
5.
Hymnody by Katherine Price
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
6.
Lamentations by Marvin Lamb
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pedroia String Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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