With a separate booklet for commentary.
…I. Conversations & Discussions -- II. Arguments -- III. The Call of the Mountains. With a preface, performance notes, and critical commentary. Ives composed this work between 1911 and 1913. This edition is based on the composer's own pencil sketch, and corrects many errors from previous editions.
Contents: String Quartet No. 21 in D Major, K. 575 / Mozart -- String Quartet No. 2 / Ives -- String Quartet in E Minor. Hybrid SACD.
Contents: String Quartet No. 7 -- String Quartet No. 5 -- String Quartet No. 6 -- String Quartet No. 8. Performed by the Ives Quartet.
Porter composed these string quartets between 1922 and 1931. They are performed here by the Ives Quartet.
In one movement. Dedicated to the Ives Quartet. The music alternates between fast, rhythmic passages and slower, more melodic sections. Of advanced difficulty.
Includes String Quartet No. 1 - From the Salvation Army (1896); Scherzo (ca. 1907-1914); and String Quartet No. 2 (1911-13). With the Blair String Quartet.
The Leipzig String Quartet performs: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2; Scherzo; Adagio Sostenuto; Largo Risolutos Nos. 1 & 2; Adagio Cantabile; and Hallowe'en. With Yeon-Hee Kwak, oboe; and Steffan Schleiermacher, piano.
Contents: I. Molto Moderato -- II. Scherzo and Chorale -- III. Fugue -- IV. Elegy -- V. Allegro energico. With program notes. Commissioned by the Ives Quartet. Dedicated to Karel Husa. The Elegy is in memory of Ruth Knestrict Smith. Of advanced difficulty.
Reissue of classic recordings by the Juilliard String Quartet.
Contents: I. Morning -- II. Potatoes -- III. Passacaglia -- IV. Coda. Commissioned by the Berkshire Bach Festival for the ACME Quartet. Premiered in August 2010. The music was inspired by the morning routine of Charles Ives. Custom print edition.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by the New World Symphony. Premiered in Miami Beach, January 2009. The music was inspired by Charles Ives, as well as the tune My Grandfather's Clock. Duration ca. 5 minutes. Custom print edition.
This piece is an extract from The Celestial Country, a large work for voices and instruments premiered in 1902. This section of the work was originally composed for string quartet only. With a biographical note.
Contents: I. Morning -- II. Potatoes -- III. Passacaglia -- IV. Coda. With a program note. Commissioned by the Berkshire Bach Festival for the ACME Quartet. Premiered in August 2010. The music was inspired by the morning routine of Charles Ives. Custom print edition.
Contents: You Do Something to Me -- I've Got You Under My Skin.
…Major (This Ol' Time Religion) -- VII. Melody Over a Drone II (Deep River) -- VIII. Canons and Chorus (Glory to That Newborn King) -- IX. Homage to Ravel (An arrangement of Balm in Gilead. With program and performance notes. Dedicated to the St. Petersburg String Quartet. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
…Horses) -- III. jimmy crack corn (Blue Tail Fly) -- IV. all the live long day (I've Been Working on the Railroad). With a program note. Commissioned by The Arizona Friends of Chamber Music for the Colorado String Quartet. The music was composed in memory of the composer's grandmother and in honor of…