Rare American Repertoire from the Juilliard String Quartet

ELLIS B. KOHS (1916-2000): Chamber Concerto for Viola and String Nonet (w/ F. Chaplin, Ralph Shapey [violins], S. Paieff, Ferenc Molnar [violas], Charles McCracken [cello]), INGOLF DAHL (1912-1970): Concerto for Clarinet, Violin and Cello (Mitchell Lurie [clarinet]), WILLIAM SCHUMAN (1910-1992): String Quartet No. 4, LEON KIRCHNER (1919-2009): String Quartet No. 1 (American Art String Quartet), IRVING FINE (1914-1962): String Quartet, PETER MENNIN (1923-1983): String Quartet No. 2, ANDREW IMBRIE (1921-2007): String Quartet No. 1 in B Flat, ALEXEI HAIEFF (1914-1994): String Quartet, LUKAS FOSS (1922-2009): String Quartet No. 1, WILLIAM BERGSMA (1921-1994): Third String Quartet, VIRGIL THOMSON (1896-1989): String Quartet No. 2, Not American but rare: DARIUS MILHAUD (1892-1974): Cantate de l’infant et de la mère (Madeleine Milhaud [vocals], Leonid Hambro [piano]), The Household Muse (Darius Milhaud [piano]).

Catalogue Number: 09X044

Label: Sony Classical

Reference: 19439831102

Format: CD

Price: $54.98

Description: These are the Quartet’s early Columbia recordings, made between 1949 and 1956 in Columbia’s studio on Manhattan’s 30th St. The above-listed unusual repertoire takes up roughly 8 of the box’s 16 discs with the rest containing Bartók, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Barber, Copland and Ravel. 16 CDs.


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