Beethoven*, The Cleveland Quartet ‎– String Quartets Op. 74 "The Harp" / Op 95. "Qurtetto Serioso"

Telarc ‎– CD-80351
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Quartet In E-flat Major, Op. 74 "The Harp"
1 I. Poco Adagio; Allegro 9:31
2 II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo 9:44
3 III. Presto 4:48
4 IV. Allegretto Con Variazioni 6:34
Quartet In F Minor, Op. 95 "Quartetto Serioso"
5 I. Allegro Con Brio 4:14
6 II. Allegretto Ma Non Troppo 7:02
7 III. Allegro Assai Vivace Ma Serioso 4:28
8 IV. Larghetto Espressivo; Allegretto Agitato 4:38



Total Playing Time: 51:43

*** Technical Information ***

Quartet Op. 74 "The Harp"

Recorded in Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massechusetts, September 28 - October 3, 1992
Microphones: Schoeps M-2218/MK-2 (tube)
Console: Studer 962
Digital Recording Processor: Apogee Model 500 A/D
Microphone & Interconnecting Calbes: Music Interface Technologies (MIT) Proline Microphone Cable & "Live Wire" Speaker Wire
Monitor Speakers: B&W 801 Matrix, Series II
Monitored through Madrigal Audio Labs Proceed PDP-II D/A
Power Amplifiers: Threshold Model S/1000, Class A/AB Stasis
Control Room Acoustics Treatment: Sonex by illbruck/usa

Quartet Op. 95 "Quartetto Serioso"

Recorded at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City, July 25-30, 1991
Microphones: Schoeps MK-2
Console: Neotek, custom built
Digital Recording Processro: Telarc / UltraAnalog A/D, custom engineered by Kenneth Hammon
Microphones & Interconnecting Cables: Monster Cable Prolink Series I and M [Sigma] 2
Power Amplifier: Krell MD-250
Monitored Speakers: B&W 801 Matrix, Series II
Exclusive Control Room and Recording Hall Acoustic Treatment: RPG Abffusors & Diffusors
Digital Editing: Digidesign Sound Designer II

Special thanks to Joseph Chilorio, Mechanics Hall Audio Services.

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