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ABQ - 20th Century Masterpieces

Heinz Medjimorec (piano), Wolfgang Schulz (flute) and Ernst Ottensamer (clarinet), Per Arne Glorvigen (bandoneon)

Alban Berg Quartett

This generously filled three-disc set celebrates this the Alban Berg Quartet's implacable commitment towards promoting 20th-century repertory, plus works by Berio and Schnittke.

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Contents

Strauss, J, II: Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

Work length10:47
Album only
Album only
  • Arnold Schoenberg (orchestra leader), Ernst Ottensamer (clarinet), Heinz Medjimorec (piano), Wolfgang Schulz (flute)
  • Alban Berg Quartett
  • Recorded: 1992-06-20
  • Recording Venue: 11-20 June 1992: Mozartsaal, Konzerthaus, Vienna

Berg: String Quartet, Op. 3

Work length20:02
Album only
Album only
  • Alban Berg Quartett
  • Recorded: 1991-12-31
  • Recording Venue: December 1991: Evangelische Kirche, Seon

I. Langsam

Track length9:46
$1.30
$1.70

II. Mäßige Viertel

Track length10:16
Album only
Album only

Janáček: String Quartet No. 1 'The Kreutzer Sonata'

Work length17:27
$5.20
$6.80
  • Alban Berg Quartett
  • Recorded: 1993-11-01
  • Recording Venue: 31 October & 1 November 1993: recorded live at the Mozartsaal, Konzerthaus, Vienna

I. Adagio - Con moto

Track length4:00
$1.30
$1.70

II. Con moto

Track length4:26
$1.30
$1.70

III. Con moto - Vivo - Andante

Track length3:46
$1.30
$1.70

IV. Con moto

Track length5:15
$1.30
$1.70

Bartók: String Quartet No. 6, Sz 114

Work length28:53
$5.20
$6.80
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1985-12-17
  • Recording Venue: 17-21 December 1985, Evangelical Church, Seon, Switzerland

I. Mesto - Vivace

Track length7:33
$1.30
$1.70

II. Mesto - Marcia

Track length7:36
$1.30
$1.70

III. Mesto - Burletta ( Moderato)

Track length7:12
$1.30
$1.70

IV. Mesto

Track length6:32
$1.30
$1.70

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet

Work length6:29
$3.90
$5.10
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1983-06-21
  • Recording Venue: 21. & 22.VI.1983, CH-Seon, Evangelische Kirche

Nr.1

Track length0:59
$1.30
$1.70

Nr.2

Track length1:57
$1.30
$1.70

Nr.3

Track length3:33
$1.30
$1.70

Stravinsky: Stücke für Streichquartett: Concertino (1920)

Work length6:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1983-06-21
  • Recording Venue: 21. & 22.VI.1983, CH-Seon, Evangelische Kirche

 Excerpt, Piazzólla: Tango Sensations (5) for bandoneón & string quartet

Work length21:03
$5.20
$6.80
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet), Per Arne Glorvigen (bandonéon)
  • Recorded: 2003-05-31
  • Recording Venue: May 2003, Live Recording at the Mozartsaal, Konzerthaus, Vienna

Asleep

Track length5:53
$1.30
$1.70

Anxiety

Track length5:04
$1.30
$1.70

Awake

Track length5:55
$1.30
$1.70

Fear

Track length4:11
$1.30
$1.70

Lutosławski: String Quartet

Work length23:25
Album only
Album only
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1995-06-30
  • Recording Venue: June 1995: Evangelische Kirche, Honrath

Movement I

Track length8:40
$1.30
$1.70

Movement II

Track length14:45
Album only
Album only

Haubenstock-Ramati: Streichquartett Nr.2 (1977) · In memoriam Christl Zimmer

Work length18:46
$7.80
$10.20
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1990-01-30
  • Recording Venue: 30.01.1990, Wien, Konzerthaus (Live)

I. Bittersüß, "wienerisch"

Track length3:32
$1.30
$1.70

II. Ziemlich rasch

Track length1:22
$1.30
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III. Kanon I

Track length3:54
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IV. Violente

Track length2:36
$1.30
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V. Kanon II

Track length2:59
$1.30
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VI. "Valse triste"

Track length4:23
$1.30
$1.70

Einem: Streichquartett Nr.1 op.45 (1976)

Work length18:21
$3.90
$5.10
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1983-06-21
  • Recording Venue: 21. & 22.VI.1983, CH-Seon, Evangelische Kirche

I. Allegro

Track length5:29
$1.30
$1.70

II. Adagio molto

Track length5:12
$1.30
$1.70

III. Moderato

Track length7:40
$1.30
$1.70

Schnittke: String Quartet No. 4 (1989)

Work length36:41
$6.50
$8.50
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1990-12-11
  • Recording Venue: 11 December 1990: recorded live in the Konzerthaus, Vienna

I. Lento -

Track length8:35
$1.30
$1.70

II. Allegro -

Track length7:59
$1.30
$1.70

III. Lento -

Track length6:20
$1.30
$1.70

IV. Vivace -

Track length3:49
$1.30
$1.70

V. Lento

Track length9:58
$1.30
$1.70

Berio: Notturno (1993)

Work length22:49
Album only
Album only
  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1994-05-13
  • Recording Venue: 12 May 1994: Queen Elizabeth Hall and 13 May 1994 (patching session) London