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Penderecki: Chamber Works

Tippett Quartet

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1.1
String Quartet No. 1
Krzysztof Penderecki; Tippett Quartet
6:09
1.2
String Quartet No. 2
Krzysztof Penderecki; Tippett Quartet
8:02
1.3
Der unterbrochene Gedanke
Krzysztof Penderecki; Tippett Quartet
2:18
String Trio  
1.4
I. Allegro molto
Krzysztof Penderecki; John Mills; Lydia Lowndes-Northcott; Bozidar Vukotic
7:36
1.5
II. Vivace
Krzysztof Penderecki; John Mills; Lydia Lowndes-Northcott; Bozidar Vukotic
5:31
1.6
String Quartet No. 3 "Leaves from an Unwritten Diary"
Krzysztof Penderecki; Tippett Quartet
16:46
String Quartet No. 4  
1.7
I. Andante
Krzysztof Penderecki; Tippett Quartet
1:37
1.8
II. Vivo
Krzysztof Penderecki; Tippett Quartet
4:25
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Total Playing Time    52:24
Penderecki wrote music for string quartet over a period of 56 years. His StringQuartetNo.1was written in the same year that he achieved international success with Threnody (Naxos8.554491), and includes a wide range of playing techniques reflective of the avant-garde. String Quartet No. 2 reveals the influence of Ligeti, while No.3is a personal, even autobiographical work. In No. 4 there are modal or even folk inflections, in writing that is both limpid and abrasive. The eventful Derunterbrochene Gedanke completes Penderecki’s music for quartet, while the String Trio exemplifies his music’s motoric energy.
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