String Quartets op. 13 & op. 50

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Title: String Quartets op. 13 & op. 50
Otros títulos: String Quartet op. 13 in D major
String Quartet op. 50 in C minor
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Hans Pfitzner; Franz Schubert Quartett
Código CDU: Pfitz.02
Forma Musical: String quartets.
Abstract: Hans Pfitzner was one of the composers who carried the German Romantic tradition well into the twentieth century. Unlike those of his contemporaries Mahler and Richard Strauss, his reputation never seemed to extend beyond the borders of his homeland. Yet there is much that is individualistic and much to admire from his body of work—particularly in his best-known work, the opera Palestrina. Born in Russia of German parents, Pfitzner moved with his family to Frankfurt when he was three. His musical talent manifested itself early on, and he received his first training from his parents. At 14 he entered the Hoch Conservatory, studying composition with Knorr and piano with Kwast. He then began his music career as a teacher, taking a position as a theater conductor in Mainz; the latter proved to be a strategic move, for although it was an unpaid position, it enabled him to have his first opera, Der arme Heinrich, performed. Paid positions now followed, culminating in a multi-position stay ...


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1. String Quart ... aBig gehender Bewegung.mp3 8:26 5.785Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. String Quart ... ajor-Kräftig mit Humor.mp3 5:09 3.536Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3-4. String Qua ... r langsam attaca-Rondo.mp3 13:49 9.471Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5-6. String Qua ... ante attacca-Andantino.mp3 11:26 7.835Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7-8. String Qua ... angsam attacca-Allegro.mp3 14:59 10.27Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
String Quartet op. 13 in D major-Completo.wav 27:18 275.6Mb WAV audio Wav
String Quartet op. 50 in C minor-Completo.wav 26:22 266.1Mb WAV audio Wav

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