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Claus Adam

vc, 1917-1983 US, Indonesia
Musician / Composer of Classical

Claus Adam (November 5, 1917 – July 4, 1983) was an influential American cellist and cello teacher as well as a composer. His music teachers include Emanuel Feuermann (cello), Stefan Wolpe (composition), and Leon Barzin (conducting) He served as the second cellist of the Juilliard String Quartet, replacing Arthur Winograd in 1955. Joel Krosnick, a former student of his, replaced him as cellist of the quartet in 1974. He devoted the last decade of his life primarily to musical composition, and several of his works—including a cello concerto and a string trio—are published by G. Schirmer.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello in E-Flat Major, Op. 47: III. Andante cantabile - Remastered on Schumann: Piano Quartet, Op. 47 & Piano Quintet, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann & Glenn Gould
Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello in E-Flat Major, Op. 47: I. Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo - Remastered on Schumann: Piano Quartet, Op. 47 & Piano Quintet, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann & Glenn Gould
Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello in E-Flat Major, Op. 47: II. Scherzo. Molto vivace - Trio I -Trio II - Remastered on Schumann: Piano Quartet, Op. 47 & Piano Quintet, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann & Glenn Gould
Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello in E-Flat Major, Op. 47: IV. Finale - Vivace - Remastered on Schumann: Piano Quartet, Op. 47 & Piano Quintet, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann & Glenn Gould
Piano Trio No. 5 in C Major, K. 548: I. Allegro (Live) on Juilliard Quartet, Vol. 1: Live at Library of Congress with Claudio Arrau by Juilliard String Quartet & Claudio Arrau
Piano Trio No. 5 in C Major, K. 548: II. Andante cantabile (Live) on Juilliard Quartet, Vol. 1: Live at Library of Congress with Claudio Arrau by Juilliard String Quartet & Claudio Arrau
Piano Trio No. 5 in C Major, K. 548: III. Allegro (Live) on Juilliard Quartet, Vol. 1: Live at Library of Congress with Claudio Arrau by Juilliard String Quartet & Claudio Arrau
Piano Quartet in G Minor K. 478: II. Andante on The Master Composer Series: Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
String Quartet No. 2: Cadenza for Cello on Carter: String Quartet No. 2 - Schuman: String Quartet No. 3 by Juilliard String Quartet

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
String Quartet No.1 / String Quartet No.2Béla Bartók, Juilliard String Quartet, Robert Mann, Isidore Cohen, Raphael Hillyer, Claus Adam2006Album
Pierrot Lunaire / Trio Op. 45Arnold Schoenberg - Robert Mann, Raphael Hillyer, Claus Adam1989Compil.
Music Of Claus AdamClaus Adam1984Album
String Quartet No.5 / String Quartet No.6Béla Bartók, Juilliard String Quartet, Robert Mann, Isidore Cohen, Raphael Hillyer, Claus AdamAlbum
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