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Nancarrow, Ligeti, Dutilleux: String Quartets ()

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composed by Conlon Nancarrow, György Ligeti, Henri Dutilleux

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  1. String Quartet No.3
  2. String Quartet No. 2
  3. Ainsi la nuit, for string quartet
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Among contemporary music ensembles, perhaps none is more ambitious or daring than the brilliant Arditti String Quartet, which presents three virtuosic modernist works on this Wigmore Hall Live release. The metric complexities of Conlon Nancarrow's short, etude-like String Quartet No. 3 (1987) test the player's rhythmic precision and linear independence, while the ensemble's cohesion and balance are challenged in the 12 epigrammatic sections of Henri Dutilleux's String Quartet, "Ainsi la Nuit" (1973-1976). But while both of ...

Nancarrow, Ligeti, Dutilleux: String Quartets 2006, Wigmore Hall

UPC: 5065000924027