The Emerson String Quartet plays 50 years of American music, 1919-1969

Emerson String Quartet
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Notes

  • The 2nd work is a song cycle.
  • "Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc."
  • Eds. recorded: C.F. Peters (1st work), T. Presser (2nd), G. Schirmer (3rd-4th), Malcolm Music (5th).
  • "Originally released as New World Records LPs NW 212 [p1978] and NW 218 [p1977]"--Container.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program and biographical notes, text of the 2nd work, and selected bibliography and discography (35 p.) inserted in container.

Contents

  • Quartet euphometric / Henry Cowell (1:54) -- Triptych : for high voice and string quartet / Arthur Shepherd ; words from Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore (Betsy Norden, soprano) (15:00) -- Three variations on a theme (String quartet no. 2) / Roy Harris (19:00) -- String quartet no. 2 / Gunther Schuller (20:00) -- String quartet no. 4 / Andrew Imbrie (20:00)
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