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Krenek – Complete String Quartets

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ERNST KRENEK (1900-1991)
COMPLETE STRING QUARTETS

Streichquartett Nr.1 op.6 (1921) 33’30
Streichquartett Nr.2 op.8 (1921) 35’02
Streichquartett Nr.3 op.20 (1923) 29’59
Streichquartett Nr.4 op.24 (1923) 30’07
Streichquartett Nr.5 op.65 (1930) 40’45
Streichquartett Nr.6 op.78 (1936) 32’03
Streichquartett Nr.7 op.96 (1943/44) 29’13
Streichquartett Nr.8 op.233 (1980) 26’26

SONARE-QUARTETT
Jacek Klimkiewicz, 1.Violine
Laurentius Bonitz, 2.Violine
Hideko Kobayashi, Viola (Nr. 4 und 6)
Reiner Schmidt, Viola (Nr. 1 – 3, 5, 7 und 8);
Emil Klein, Violoncello (Nr. 3 – 8)
Eric Plumettaz, Violoncello (Nr. 1 und 2)

Recordings: 1987-1989
4 CDs

TRACKLIST


ERNST KRENEK (1900-1991)

COMPLETE STRING QUARTETS


CD 1                                    68'32

Streichquartett Nr.1 op.6     (1921)    33'30   

[01] Lento                               5'02   
[02] Allegro, ma non troppo              3'42   
[03] Adagio molto                        2'43   
[04] Presto                              4'57   
[05] Andante, quasi adagio               7'52   
[06] Allegro vivace                      0'26   
[07] Fuga - Vivace                       5'14   
[08] Lento come prima                    2'33   

Streichquartett Nr.2 op.8     (1921)    35'02   

[09] Andante sostenuto                  11'47   
[10] Allegro molto                      10'34   
[11] Adagio                             13'39   

CD 2                                    59'12

Streichquartett Nr.3 op.20     (1923)   29'59   

[01] Allegro molto vivace                8'25   
[02] Adagio - Quasi Tempo I - Adagio     9'31   
[03] Allegro moderato, ma deciso         3'29   
[04] Adagio                              2'10   
[05] Allegro molto moderato -            6'22   
     Gemächliches Walzertempo -     
     Ganz langsames Walzertempo     
     Adagio - Allegro moderato     

Streichquartett Nr.7 op.96    (1943/44) 29'13   

[06] Allegro ma non troppo,              3'16   
     grazioso e dolce     
[07] Adagio                              6'55   
[08] Allegro ma non troppo,              3'18   
     ben misurato, con passione     
[09] Andante sostenuto (Interlude)       1'39   
[10] Allegretto con grazia,              3'59   
     scherzando e teneramente     

CD 3                                    67,11

Streichquartett Nr.5 op.65 (1930)       40'45 

[01] Allegro, molto deciso ed 
     energico                            7'03 
[02] Thema und Variationen              18'49 
     /1  Thema (Sostenuto) 
     /2  1.Variation (Allegro) 
     /3  2.Variation (Andante con moto) 
     /4  3.Variation (Andantino tranquillo) 
     /5  4.Variation 
         (Allegro, molto moderato energico)
     /6  5.Variation (Moderato molto) 
     /7  6.Variation (Allegro vivace) 
     /8  7.Variation - Canon 
         (Andante moderato) 
     /9  8.Variation (Allegro risoluto) 
     /10 9.Variation (Andante sostenuto) 
     /11 10.Variation - 
         Chaconne (Andante con moto) 
[03] Phantasie (Adagio)                 14'49 

Streichquartett Nr.8 op.233 (1980)      26'26 

     /1 -> 1; /2 -> 2; /3 -> 3; /4 -> 4; 
     /5 -> 5; /6 -> 6; /7 -> 7; /10 -> 8;
     /12 ->9; /13 -> 10; 
     (/ = Index 
     -> = Nr. des Abschnitts) 

CD 4                                    64'10

Streichquartett Nr.4 op.24     (1923)   30'07   

[01] Allegro moderato                    5'11   
[02] Adagio                              3'17   
[03] Allegretto grazioso                 1'56   
[04] Adagio                             10'02   
[05] Allegro vivace                      2'23   
[06] Sostenuto                           1'53   
[07] Allegro deciso                      5'05   

Streichquartett Nr.6 op.78     (1936)   32'03   

[08] Adagio                              5'34   
[09] Allegro, piu tosto comodo,          6'38   
     con grazia     
[10] Vivace                              4'54   
[11] Adagio                              7'54   
[12] Fuga a quattro soggetti -           6'58   
     Allegro deciso     


SONARE-QUARTETT 
Jacek Klimkiewicz, 1.Violine 
Laurentius Bonitz, 2.Violine 
Hideko Kobayashi, Viola (Nr. 4 und 6) 
Reiner Schmidt, Viola (Nr. 1 - 3, 5, 7 und 8); 
Emil Klein, Violoncello (Nr. 3 - 8) 
Eric Plumettaz, Violoncello (Nr. 1 und 2) 

Recordings: 1987-1989, Babenhausen
Production: Werner Dabringhaus, Reimund Grimm
Cover: Ernst Krenek: Abstraction 3
(C)+(P) 1992, MDG Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm
MDG Gold, 308 0325-2
String Quartets

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