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Title: Complete Chamber Works
Otros títulos: Complete Chamber Works Vol. 1
String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2
Meditation a. o.
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Josef Suk; Suk Quartet
Código CDU: Suk.02
Forma Musical: Chamber orchestra music ; Orchestral music.
Abstract: Czech composer Josef Suk was born on January 4, 1874, in Krecovice, Bohemia, where his father was a choral director. The elder Josef Suk taught his son to play the piano, violin, and organ. In 1885, at the age of 11, Suk entered the Prague Conservatory. By 1888, he had composed a mass, the Krecovická mase; he received his degree in 1891, with what became the Op. 1 piano quartet as his thesis. When Antonín Dvorák became a professor at the Conservatory, Suk stayed an extra year to study with him. Dvorák considered Suk his best student, and the two became personally close. In 1898, Suk married Dvorák's daughter Otilie. Suk's compositional life may be divided into two periods. His early works are characterized by a late Romantic style that created a general perception of Suk as Dvorák's heir. Compared with Dvorák, Suk wrote little chamber music, but found success with the Four Pieces for violin and piano, Op. 17, written in 1900, and the Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op. 24, of 1903, ...


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1. String Quart ... . 11-Allegro di marcia.mp3 8:32 5.850Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. String Quart ... mezzo. Tempo di Marcia.mp3 4:02 2.765Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. String Quart ... -Adagio, ma non troppo.mp3 8:49 6.044Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. String Quart ... Op. 11-Allegro giocoso.mp3 5:07 3.509Mb Unknown Mp3
4. String Quart ... Op. 11-Allegro giocoso.mp3 5:07 3.509Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
String Quartet ... major, Op. 11-Completo.wav 450:02:10 532.3Mb WAV audio Wav
Quartet Movemen ... egro giocoso)-Completo.wav 7:03 71.17Mb WAV audio Wav
String Quartet ... one movement)-Completo.wav 27:34 278.2Mb WAV audio Wav
Tempo di Minuetto for String Quartet-Completo.wav 3:19 33.42Mb WAV audio Wav
Meditation on t ... . Wenceslas''-Completo.wav 6:28 65.27Mb WAV audio Wav

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