John Corigliano: String Quartet; Snapshot: Circa 1909; A Black November Turkey; Friedman: String Quartet No. 2 ()

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composed by Jefferson Friedman, John Corigliano

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John Corigliano: String Quartet; Snapshot: Circa 1909; A Black November Turkey; Friedman: String Quartet No. 2 - Corigliano Quartet
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  1. Snapshot: Circa 1909, for string quartet
  2. A Black November Turkey, for chorus
  3. String Quartet
  4. String Quartet No. 2
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Despite the prominent placement of John Corigliano's two short character pieces, the sentimental Snapshot: Circa 1909 (which is a rather literal interpretation of the cover photograph of the composer's father and uncle) and the quirky and brief string quartet A Black November Turkey (1995), are the disc's most compelling work, and the most likely to reward repeated listening. While this five-movement essay owes a considerable debt to many string quartets before it, and may possibly remind one of examples from Béla Bartók's ...

John Corigliano: String Quartet; Snapshot: Circa 1909; A Black November Turkey; Friedman: String Quartet No. 2 2007, Naxos

UPC: 636943918029

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