Annotation

Recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, April 1984.

Annotation last modified on 2007-08-27 21:58 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet no. 12 in F major, op. 96 "American": I. Allegro ma non troppo Antonín Dvořák 9:10
2 String Quartet no. 12 in F major, op. 96 "American": II. Lento Antonín Dvořák 7:46
3 String Quartet no. 12 in F major, op. 96 "American": III. Molto vivace Antonín Dvořák 3:39
4 String Quartet no. 12 in F major, op. 96 "American": IV. Finale: Vivace, ma non troppo Antonín Dvořák 5:21
5 String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11: I. Moderato e semplice Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 7:41
6 String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11: II. Andante cantabile Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:48
7 String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11: III. Scherzo. Allegro non tanto - Trio Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:46
8 String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11: IV. Finale: Allegro giusto - Allegro vivace Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:17
9 String Quartet no. 2 in D major: I. Allegro moderato Alexander Borodin 8:10
10 String Quartet no. 2 in D major: II. Scherzo: Allegro Alexander Borodin 4:42
11 String Quartet no. 2 in D major: III. Notturno: Andante Alexander Borodin 8:36
12 String Quartet no. 2 in D major: IV. Finale: Andante - Vivace Alexander Borodin 6:17

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Eugene Drucker (1984-04) (tracks 1–12)
Philip Setzer (1984-04) (tracks 1–12)
cello:
David Finckel (1984-04) (tracks 1–12)
viola:
Lawrence Dutton (violist) (1984-04) (tracks 1–12)
string quartet:
Emerson String Quartet (1984-04) (tracks 1–12)
balance engineer:
Max Wilcox (engineer/editor/producer) (1984-04) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1871-02) (tracks 5–8)
Александр Порфирьевич Бородин (Alexander Borodin) (1881) (tracks 9–12)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893-06-08 – 1894-06-23) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Max Wilcox (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Performing Arts Center (Purchase College) in Purchase, Harrison, New York, United States (1984-04) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
Andante cantabile (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 6)
Andante cantabile, TH 63, ČW 348 (for cello and string orchestra) (track 6)
Nocturne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 11)
Nocturne for Violin and Orchestra (arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov) (track 11)
Quintette en fa majeur d’après le quatuor, op.96: II. Lento (arr. David Walter for wind quintet) (track 2)
Quintette en fa majeur d’après le quatuor, op.96: III. Molto vivace (arr. David Walter for wind quintet) (track 3)
String Quartet no. 2 in D major: II. Scherzo. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
String Quartet no. 2 in D major: III. Notturno (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Baubles, Bangles and Beads (from "Kismet") (track 10)
On the Isle of May (track 6)
orchestrations:
Andante cantabile (track 6)
Nocturne for Strings (orchestration by Sargent) (track 11)
Notturno: Andante amoroso (orchestration by Tcherepnin) (track 11)
part of:
String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
String Quartet no. 2 in D major (movement) (tracks 9–12)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of:Masters (Deutsche Grammophon) (order: 8)
ASIN:US: B000001GO3 [info]