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Elliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet
String Quartets Nos. 2, 3 And 4

Album US 2009 on Naxos label
Classical (Modern, Contemporary)

Recorded: at Foellinger Auditorium, Krannert center, Urbana, Illinois, - 1 to 9: 5th & 6th July 2008 - 10 to 15: 11th to 13th September 2008 - 16 to 19: 24th & 25th September 2008 Disc made in Canada. Printed and assembled in USA.

PortraitElliott Carter voc, 1908-2012 US
album by
PortraitPacifica Quartet *1994 US
ensemble, quartet, album by
PortraitBrandon Vamos vc, US
Masumi Per Rostad
PortraitSimin Ganatra vn, US
violin, violin i
PortraitSibbi Bernhardsson vn,
violin, violin ii
Jeanne Velonis edited by
William Maylone engineer
Bayan Northcott liner notes
Catherine Levin photography by, cover
Judith Sherman producer
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1String Quartet No. 2 (1959)Elliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet24:34
2IntroductionElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet1:18
3I - Allegro FantasticoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet3:04
4Cadenza For ViolaElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet1:54
5II Presto ScherzandoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet2:20
6Cadanza For CelloElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet2:10
7III - Andante ExpressivoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet5:10
8Cadanza For Violin IElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet1:55
9IV - AllegroElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet5:22
10ConclusionElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet1:23
11String Quartet No. 3 (1971)Elliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet21:53
12Duo II: Maestoso (Giusto Tempo) - Grazioso - Giusto, Meccanico _ Duo I: Furioso (Quasi Rabato Sempre) - Leggerissimo - Andante EspressivoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet4:31
13Duo II: Giusto, Meccanico (Cont.) - Scorrevole _ Duo I: GiocosoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet2:18
14Duo II: Scorrevole (Cont.) - Giusto, Meccanico, Garzioso _ Duo I: Leggerissimo - FuriosoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet2:49
15Duo II: Grazioso (Cont.) - Maestoso _ Duo I: Giocoso .- Andante EspressivoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet2:41
16Duo II: Largo Tranquillo - Appassionato - Largo Tranquillo _ Duo I: Andante Espressivo (Cont.) - Leggerissimo - Giocoso - FuriosoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet5:28
17Duo II: Scorrevole - Appassionato _ Duo I: Furios (Cont.) - Andante Espressivo - Furioso - CodaElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet4:05
18String Quartet No. 4 (1986)Elliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet27:48
19AppassionatoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet7:24
20 Scherzando (Stesso Tempo)Elliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet6:31
21 Lento (Stesso Tempo)Elliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet6:49
22 PrestoElliott Carter - Pacifica Quartet7:04

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