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Piotr Illitch Tchaikovsky / Anton Stepanovich Arensky

Philippe Quint / Arensky Quartet

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

  • Type SACD hybrid
  • Label Avanti
  • UPC 5414706104323
  • Catalog number AVANTI 10432
  • Release date 29 August 2014
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About the album

Celebrated American violinist Philippe Quint is back with an outstanding new release in an unique pairing of Tchaikovsky's popular Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 together with Arensky’s seldom recorded String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35 dedicated to the memory of Tchaikovsky.
 
To bring out the necessary tonal palette of this masterpiece, Philippe Quint is supported by the superb Slavic blend of the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra masterfully led by Martin Panteleev and recorded in surround sound by avanticlassic’s team. Included as a bonus track in this edition, the third movement is recorded twice: once in Tchaikovsky’s original score and once in the controversially condensed version by Leopold Auer.
 
The String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35, for violin, viola and two cellos benefits from an incredible line-up of internationally acclaimed soloists. Winner of the first Pablo Casals Competition - cellist Claudio Bohórquez, a recent BBC’s New Generation Artist - cellist Nicolas Altstaedt  and the winner of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award as member of the Aronowitz Ensemble - violist Lily Francis.

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    Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 I. Allegro moderato
     
    19:02
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    Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 II. Canzonetta. Andante
     
    06:32
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    Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo (Cadenza Piotr Illitch Tchaikovsky)
     
    10:35
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    Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo (Cadenza Leopold Auer)
     
    09:51
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    String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35, I. Moderato
     
    10:59
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    String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35, II. Variations sur un thème de P. Tchaikovski. Moderato
     
    13:32
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    String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35, III. Finale. Andante sostenuto
     
    04:25

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