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Elliott Carter: The Five String Quartets

Juilliard String Quartet

Listened to in order, it's an impressive, invigorating experience...The phrase 'modern classic' can be overused, but this release tends to confirm what has long been a growing suspicion: Carter's... More…

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Contents

Carter, E: String Quartet No. 1

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  • Juilliard String Quartet, Joel Krosnick (cello), Joel Smirnoff (violin), Robert Mann (violin), Samuel Rhodes (viola)

I. Fantasia: Maestoso (quarter note=72) {m.1} *

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Allegro scorrevole (quartet note=135) {m.356

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II. Allegro scorrevole (quarter note=135) {m.1)

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Adagio (quarter note=36) {m. 57} Variations (quarter note=72){m.167

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III. Variations (quarter note=120) {m.1

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Carter, E: String Quartet No. 2

Work length23:22
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  • Juilliard String Quartet, Joel Krosnick (cello), Joel Smirnoff (violin), Robert Mann (violin), Samuel Rhodes (viola)

Introduction (quarter note=105) (m.1)

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I. Allegro fantastico (quarter note=112) (m.35)

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Cadenza for Viola (m. 135)

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II. Presto scherzando (quarter note=175) (m.171)

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Cadenza for Cello (m.243)

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III. Andante espressivo (quarter note=175) (m.286)

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Cadenza for Violin I (m.373)

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IV. Allegro (m.427)

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Conclusion (quarter note=105) (m.599)

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Carter, E: String Quartet No. 3

Work length21:13
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  • Juilliard String Quartet, Joel Krosnick (cello), Joel Smirnoff (violin), Robert Mann (violin), Samuel Rhodes (viola)

Duo II: Maestoso (giusto sempre) - Pause - Grazioso - Giusto, meccanico ; Duo I: Furioso (quasi rubato sempre) - Leggerissimo - Andante espressivo - Pause

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Duo II: Giusto, meccanico (cont.) - Pause - Scorrevole; Duo I: Giocoso - Pause

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Duo II: Scorrevole (cont.) - Giusto, meccanico - Grazioso; Duo I: Leggerissimo - Furioso - Pause

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Duo II: Grazioso (cont.) - Maestoso - Pause; Duo I: Giocoso - Andante Espressivo

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Duo II: Largo tranquillo - Appassionato - Largo tranquillo; Duo I: Andante espressivo (cont.) - Pause - Leggerissimo - Giocoso - Furioso

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Duo II: Scorrevole - Appassionato - Coda; Duo I: Furioso (cont.) - Andante espressivo - Furioso - Coda

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Carter, E: String Quartet No. 4

Work length28:52
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  • Juilliard String Quartet, Joel Krosnick (cello), Joel Smirnoff (violin), Robert Mann (violin), Samuel Rhodes (viola)

Appassionato (half note=63) {m.1

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Scherzando (stesso tempo) {m.118

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Lento (stesso tempo) {m.214

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Presto (half note=94.5) {m.312

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Carter, E: String Quartet No. 5

Work length21:34
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  • Juilliard String Quartet, Joel Krosnick (cello), Samuel Rhodes (viola), Joseph Lin (violin), Ronald Copes (violin)

Introduction

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Giocoso

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Interlude I

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Lento espressivo

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Interlude II

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Presto scorrevole

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Interlude III

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Allegro energico

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Interlude IV

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Adagio sereno

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Interlude V

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Capriccioso

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