Elliott Carter, The Composers Quartet ‎– String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2

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Nonesuch ‎– H-71249
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Vinyl, LP
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Tracklist

String Quartet No.1
A1 1. Fantasia: Maestoso - Allegro Scorrevole 11:57
A2 2. Allegro Scorrevole - Adagio 12:30
B1 3. Variations 13:14
String Quartet No. 2
B2 Introduction - Allegro Fantastico - Cadenza For Viola - Presto Scherzando - Cadenza For Cello - Andante Espressivo - Cadenza For First Violin - Allegro - Conclusion 19:59

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Recorded April 21-23, 1970, under the musical supervision of the composer; a Dolby-system recording

Quartet No. 1 received First Prize in the Concours international de quatuor, Liège, Belgium, 1953
Quartet No. 2 received the Pulitzer Prize for Music, 1960; New York Music Critics Circle Award, 1960; International Rostrum of Composers Award (UNESCO), Paris, 1961

Manufactured and distributed by Transatlantic Records Ltd.
Sleeve printed and made by MacNeill Press Ltd.

Side A - 24:32
Side B - 33:23

P. 1970

"STERLING" in the runouts is stamped, not etched like the rest of the strings.

Composing dates:
No. 1: 1951
No. 2: 1959

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label caption side A): H-71249-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label caption side B): H-71249-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching side A): H-71249-A STERLING RL
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching side B): H-71249-B STERLING RL
  • Rights Society: M.C.P.S.

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