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  1. String Quartet No. 3 ("Mishima")
  2. String Quartet No. 2 ("Company")
  3. String Quartet No. 4 ("Buczak")
  4. String Quartet No. 1
  5. String Quartet No. 5
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By 2008, Philip Glass had written five string quartets, between 1966 and 1991, and the British Smith Quartet has collected them all in this Signum release. The album is an intriguing testimony to the variety of Glass' output and the ways his music has evolved. The first quartet, in two slow movements, written in 1966 soon after he had completed his studies with Nadia Boulanger and had had his first exposure to the music of Ravi Shankar, would probably not be recognizable as a work by Glass to listeners only familiar with ...

Philip Glass: Complete String Quartets 2008, Signum UK

UPC: 635212011720