String Quartets: Beethoven - Nordheim - Bartok

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String Quartets: Beethoven - Nordheim - Bartok 1:07:28 $15.00
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1 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10, Op. 74: I. Poco Adagio, Allegro 9:32 44.1/16 Album only
2 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10, Op. 74: II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo 9:19 44.1/16 Album only
3 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10, Op. 74: III. Presto 4:58 44.1/16 Album only
4 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10, Op. 74: IV. Allegretto Con Variazioni 6:39 44.1/16 Album only
5 Nordheim: String Quartet 1956: I. Lento Quasi Una Improvisazione 10:33 44.1/16 Album only
6 Nordheim: String Quartet 1956: II. Intermezzo 4:32 44.1/16 Album only
7 Nordheim: String Quartet 1956: III. Epitaffio 5:42 44.1/16 Album only
8 Bartok: String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85: I. Prima Parte (Moderato) 4:58 44.1/16 Album only
9 Bartok: String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85: II. Seconda Parte (Allegro) 5:51 44.1/16 Album only
10 Bartok: String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85: III. Recapitulazione Della Prima Parte (Moderato) 3:25 44.1/16 Album only
11 Bartok: String Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85: IV. Coda (Allegro Molto) 1:59 44.1/16 Album only

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The monumental creativity which Beethoven, Haydn and Bartók gave to the genre of the string quartet is our greatest inspiration. In the Harp we find Beethoven at his most entertaining and least problematic, although slightly provocative in the almost forced gentleness of the final movement. We chose to record the String Quartet 1956 including its incredibly atmospheric final Largo in honour of one of Norway's greatest composer, Arne Nordheim. The intensity and individuality of Bartók's 3rd Quartet make it a natural conclusion for us, juxtaposing the most intimate and lonely music with hard-hitting rhythmic sections which only Bartók could bring off.

The Engegård Quartet made their first appearance at the 2006 Lofoten International Music Festival. Inspired by the midnight sun, their musical landscape ranges from glowing core energy to the gentle lyrical sound of Norwegian nature.