Somers String Quartets

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Movement for String Quartet (2,356.25 kb)
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String Quartet No. 3 (1,629.29 kb)
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Call Number: CD 662
Organization: Accordes String Quartet
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 2001
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

Somers String Quartets is the fifth in a special series of Centrediscs CDs entitled A Window on Somers celebrating and devoted to the music of one of Canada's foremost composers. This recording features the three mature works that Somers wrote for the string quartet medium, and includes the first commercial recording of the Movement for String Quartet.

"This is powerful music and no string quartet collection should be without it."

- Richard Todd, Opus Pocus

"[Movement for String Quartet] ia about as white-hot, volcanic, and uncompromising as the string quartet can be made to sound...Performances by the Accordes Quartet are excellent, as is the recorded sound."

- Mark L. Lehman, American Record Guide

1-5. String Quartet No.2

6. String Quartet No.3

7. Movement for String Quartet

This album was nominated for a 2002 JUNO: Best Solo or Chamber Music Album.
Cet album a été nominée pour un 2002 JUNO: Meilleur album de la musique de solo ou de chambre.


Accordes: Fujiko Imajishi, violin; Carol Fujino, violin; Douglas Perry, viola; David Hetherington, cello.

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