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Nancarrow/ Ligeti/Dutilleux: String Quartets

The Classical Shop
release date: November 2006

Originally recorded in 2006

Artists:

Arditti Quartet



Venue:

Wigmore Hall, London

(Live recording)

Producer:

Misha Donat



Engineer:

Patrick Allen



Record Label
Wigmore Hall

Genre:

String Quartet




Total Time - 53:42
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CONLON NANCARROW

(1912-1997)
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String Quartet No. 3

14:33  
1 First movement 2:36
2 Second movement 5:44
3 Third movement 6:19
   
 

GYORGY LIGETI

(1923-2006)
 

String Quartetr No. 2

20:19  
4 Allegro mervosa 4:59
5 Sostenuto, molto calmo 4:12
6 Come un meccasnismo di precisione 3:04
7 Presto furioso, brutale, tumultuoso 2:02
8 Allegro con delicatezza 5:55
   
 

HENRI DUTILLEUX

(b. 1916)
 

String Quartet 'Ainsi la nuit'

18:04  
9 Introduction 0:35
10 I Nocturne 2:56
11 Parenthèse 1 0:24
12 II Miroir d'espace 1:47
13 Parenthèse 2 0:29
14 III Litanies 2:22
15 Parenthèse 3 0:40
16 IV Litanies 2 3:03
17 Parenthèse 4 0:26
18 V Constellations 1:55
19 VI Nocturne 2 0:56
20 VII Temps suspendu 3:18


The Arditti Quartet is one of the great ensembles of the world – tireless in its championship of contemporary music, linked closely with the most important scores of the early 20th century.

The full range of the Quartet’s repertory was explored in a mini-series of two concerts at Wigmore Hall in April 2005. This disc, features string quartets by Nancarrow, Ligeti and Dutillieux.

 

The Arditti Quartet’s disc is, for me, the pick of the bunch on the new Wigmore Hall label. As soon as they begin their hazardous journey through the convulsive canons of Nancarrow’s Quartet No. 3, two things are apparent: first, that warm yet clear acoustic, beautifully captured, positively invites us to engage; second, the performance is brilliant, alive and spontaneous
The Sunday Times

Witness this splendid live CD of the best specialist string group in the business, the Arditti Quartet … I’ve never heard these ear-stretching pieces performed with the passion, commitment and sheer beauty of sound that the Arditti’s manage here. No wonder the audience is so quiet: they’re hanging on
The Times

The Arditti Quartet displays astonishing precision and sensitivity in Conlon Nancarrow’s late Third Quartet with its cunningly geared canons, Ligeti’s fantastically varied Second Quartet, and Dutilleux’s atmospheric Ainsi la nuit
BBC Music Magazine

Nancarrow’s third string quartet demands and receives astonishing virtuosity, but it is almost child’s play compared with Ligeti’s second quartet, in which the sheer magic of the sounds is enthralling
Sunday Telegraph



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