• Milton Babbitt string quartets, new release + discography

    From david7gable@gmail.com@21:1/5 to All on Sat Dec 16 09:14:06 2017
    Here is a discography of the recordings of Milton Babbitt’s string quartets including a new recording of the complete quartets that was just released. At this point there have been two recordings of each of the quartets with the exception of the first:
    withdrawn by the composer, the first quartet (1948) has never been played or recorded. The first recordings of quartets 2-6 have all been released or reissued on CD. Here, as far as I’m aware, is a complete discography:

    String Quartet no. 2 (1952)
    Composers Quartet
    Matthew Raimondi & Anahid Ajemian, violins
    Jean Dupouy, viola
    Michael Rudiakov, cello
    LP: Nonesuch H-71280, (P) 1973
    CD: Tzadik, TZ 7088, (P) 2003

    String Quartet no. 3 (1970)
    The Fine Arts Quartet
    Leonard Sorkin & Abram Loft, violins
    Bernard Zaslav, viola
    George Sopkin, cello
    LP: Turnabout TV-S 34515, (P) 1972
    CD: Music & Arts CD-707, (P) 1991

    String Quartet no. 4 (1970)
    The Juilliard String Quartet
    Robert Mann & Joel Smirnoff, violins
    Samuel Rhodes, viola
    Joel Krosnick, cello
    Live recording, April 1988
    CRI CD 587, (P) 1990

    String Quartet no. 5 (1982)
    Composers Quartet
    Matthew Raimondi & Anahid Ajemian, violins
    Karl Bargen, viola
    Mark Shuman, cello
    Recorded 1988 or 1989
    Music & Arts CD-606, (P) 1990

    String Quartet no. 6 (1993)
    The Sherry Quartet
    Harumi Rhodes & Aaron Boyd, violins
    James Myer Hogg, viola
    Katherine Cherbas, cello
    Tzadik, TZ 7088, (P) 2003

    String Quartets nos. 2 -6
    The Ars Combinatoria String Quartet
    Eric Carlson & Norman Sifronsky, violins
    Christopher Otto, viola
    Michael Nicolas, cello
    Released as digital downloads December 12, 2017
    Release on compact disc forthcoming https://erikcarlson.bandcamp.com/album/milton-babbitt-string-quartets

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  • From Max@21:1/5 to All on Tue Jan 2 02:05:27 2018
    Le 16/12/2017 18:14, david7gable@aol.com a crit:
    Here is a discography of the recordings of Milton Babbitts string quartets including a new recording of the complete quartets that was just released. At this point there have been two recordings of each of the quartets with the exception of the first:
    withdrawn by the composer, the first quartet (1948) has never been played or recorded. The first recordings of quartets 2-6 have all been released or reissued on CD. Here, as far as Im aware, is a complete discography:

    String Quartet no. 2 (1952)
    Composers Quartet
    Matthew Raimondi & Anahid Ajemian, violins
    Jean Dupouy, viola
    Michael Rudiakov, cello
    LP: Nonesuch H-71280, (P) 1973
    CD: Tzadik, TZ 7088, (P) 2003

    String Quartet no. 3 (1970)
    The Fine Arts Quartet
    Leonard Sorkin & Abram Loft, violins
    Bernard Zaslav, viola
    George Sopkin, cello
    LP: Turnabout TV-S 34515, (P) 1972
    CD: Music & Arts CD-707, (P) 1991

    String Quartet no. 4 (1970)
    The Juilliard String Quartet
    Robert Mann & Joel Smirnoff, violins
    Samuel Rhodes, viola
    Joel Krosnick, cello
    Live recording, April 1988
    CRI CD 587, (P) 1990

    String Quartet no. 5 (1982)
    Composers Quartet
    Matthew Raimondi & Anahid Ajemian, violins
    Karl Bargen, viola
    Mark Shuman, cello
    Recorded 1988 or 1989
    Music & Arts CD-606, (P) 1990

    String Quartet no. 6 (1993)
    The Sherry Quartet
    Harumi Rhodes & Aaron Boyd, violins
    James Myer Hogg, viola
    Katherine Cherbas, cello
    Tzadik, TZ 7088, (P) 2003

    String Quartets nos. 2 -6
    The Ars Combinatoria String Quartet
    Eric Carlson & Norman Sifronsky, violins
    Christopher Otto, viola
    Michael Nicolas, cello
    Released as digital downloads December 12, 2017
    Release on compact disc forthcoming https://erikcarlson.bandcamp.com/album/milton-babbitt-string-quartets

    rtrthn

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