Little Quartet No. Bleeding Particles. Inter pares Quartet No. Four Pieces. Caligrafia Serena. Terra Lonhdana. The death of the star-knower - petrified echos of an epitaph in a kicked crystal of time I. Discours du grand Sommeil.
La Souris sans sourire. DUN Tan. Eight Colors. Ainsi la Nuit. Brains and dancin'. Lucello Esca. An Allegory of Exile. Six Movements. ESSL Karlheinz. Helix Never More. Yehuda Heritage String Quartets. Plus or Minus. With Orchestra. For the Arditti Quartet. The Four Quarters. String Quartet In Memoriam. The title of Uy u'tan means "listen how they talk" in Mayan. Paredes explains: "When I began writing the piece, I decided to treat the instruments as characters in a play.
I considered each one separately: a crazy and hyperactive first violin, a more relaxed and expressive viola, an absentminded cello, and an introverted and sometimes clumsy second violin.
The interaction between them provided the shape of the piece, in four sections. Uy u'tan was commissioned by October in Normandie for the Arditti Quartet. The bigger strives for accessibility -- the kind of thing American symphony orchestras commission in order to rejuvenate their dwindling, aging audiences, and which can often sound flaccid and stale, if not actually DOA.
The other category is an extension of Europe's mid-century avant-garde. Rather than be dumbed down to a common-denominator comfort zone, it is a body of work that addresses music from various angles as an ongoing link in necessary development. It is often fascinating, sometimes exhilarating, and occasionally sublime. A recent reminder of where this slender thread has led comes, as no surprise, from a significant new-music label, Mode.
The quartet has recorded for more than 20 other CD labels and together this CD collection is the most extensive available of quartet literature in the last 40 years. Some of the most recent releases are with the French company Aeon and include profiles of Harvey, Dusapin, Birtwistle and Gerhard. For , Ferneyhough's complete quartets and trios will also be released on this label.
Over the past 30 years, the ensemble has received many prizes for its work. They have won the Deutsche Schallplatten Preis several times and the Gramophone Award for the best recording of contemporary music in Elliott Carter and Harrison Birtwistle.
In they were awarded the 'Coup de Coeur' prize by the Academie Charles Cros in France for their exceptional contribution to the dissemination of contemporary music.
They remain to this day, the only ensemble ever to receive it. The complete archive of the Arditti quartet is housed in the Sacher Foundation in Basle, Switzerland. HighRes-Studio Master files are lossless at various sample rates from Login Search. English German. View all Genres. Grunge Indie Rock New Wave. Breakbeat Techno Trance. Easy Listening. Music for String Quartet.
ROSS Valerie. Before the Snow. Nymphea with electronics. Hot Powdery Snow. Quartet in 3 movements. Wake Op. Ganesha's Walkabout Op. Boltenstern Quartet Op. Drei Langsame Satze. Memorias Tropicales. Delusions of Grandeur. Chiaroscuro II. The Lady of Shalott. Schreie und Melancholie. Quartet, Hambledon Hill. Strike the Ear. Vereinzelt, gebannt - eine Wegbeschreibung. Helikopter — Streichquartett part of Mittwoch from Licht. Un Segno nello spatio.
Murray Quartet No. String Quartets. Plus or Minus. With Orchestra.The tireless Arditti Quartet after 44 years still unrivalled in new repertoire, gave masterly performances to all. The Observer, May The 40th-anniversary celebrations for the group that has done more than any other to enrich and expand the string quartet repertoire of our time just go on and on. As a follow up to their all-day marathon at Milton Court in April, the Arditti Quartet.