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György Kurtag

The complete string quartets by György Kurtag Quatuor MolinariATMA Classique ACD22705 (septembre 2016)1-6 - Quatuor à cordes op.1 (1959) (13:49) 7-18 - Hommage à András Mihály, Douze microludes pour quatuor à cordes op. 13 (1977-1978) (9:00) 19-32 - Officium breve in memoriam Andreæ Szervánszky op. 28 (1988-1989) (12:22) 33 - Aus der Ferne III (1991) (1:59) 34 - Aus der Ferne V (1999) Alfred Schlee in memoriam (2:58) 35 - Hommage à Jacob Obrecht (2004 -2005) (4:01) 36-41 - Six moments musicaux op. 44 (2005) (13:31) 42 - Arioso - Hommage à Walter Levin 85 in Alban Berg’s Manier (2:52) ORDER THIS ALBUM at ATMA Classique

Noravank

Works by Petros Shoujounian Quatuor MolinariATMA Classique ACD22737 (avril 2016) 1 - String quartet No. 3 (17:52) 2 - String quartet No. 4 (18:50) 3 - String quartet No. 5 (14:00) 4 - String quartet No. 6 (19:13) ORDER THIS ALBUM at ATMA Classique
     

Sofia Gubaidulina

Works by Sofia Gubaidulina Performed by the Molinari Quartet with Louise Bessette, piano ATMA Classique ACD22689 (2015) -

DISC 1

1 - String Quartet No. 1 (21:49) 2 - String Quartet No. 2 (9:19) 3 - String Quartet No. 3 (17:59) 4 - String Quartet No. 4 (11:28) 5 - Reflections on the theme B•A•C•H (6:59) -

DISC 2

1-4 - Quintet for piano and strings (31:35) 5-7 - String Trio (17:31) 8-12 - Rejoice! (Freue Dich!) - Sonata for violin and cello (27:35) - ORDER THIS ALBUM at ATMA Classique
Schafer

R. Murray Schafer

Works by R. Murray Schafer Performed by the Molinari Quartet ATMA Classique ACD22672 (2013) -

DISC 1

1 - Quatuor à cordes no.9 (23:31) 2 - Quatuor à cordes no.10 (17:27) 3 - Quatuor à cordes no.11-I (4:04) 4 - Quatuor à cordes no.11-II (3:31) 5 - Quatuor à cordes no.11-III (4:52) 6 - Quatuor à cordes no.11-IV (5:35) 7 - Quatuor à cordes no.11-V (6:17) -

DISC 2

1 - Quatuor à cordes no.12 (16:52) 2 - Quatuor à cordes no. 8 • 1. Fast; capricious (9:53) 3 - Quatuor à cordes no. 8 • 2. Very rhapsodic (12:31) - ORDER THIS ALBUM at ATMA Classique
Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke - Volume 2

Works by Alfred Schnittke Performed by the Molinari Quartet with Louise Bessette, piano ATMA Classique ACD22669 (2013) - 1 - Piano Quartet (7:24) 2-3 - String Trio (24:05) 4-8 - Piano Quintet (28:00)
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Alfred Schnittke – String Quartets 1-4

Works by Alfred Schnittke Performed by the Molinari Quartet ATMA Classique ACD2 2634 (double album) -

DISC 1

(1:00:15) 1-3 - Quartet n° 3 (20:01) 4-6 - Quartet n° 1 (18:45) 7-10 - Quartet n° 2 (21:29) -

DISC 2

(43:05) 1-5 - Quartet n° 4 (38:07) 6 - Canon in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky (4:58)

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R. Murray Schafer – String Quartets 1-7

Works by R. Murray Schafer Performed by the Molinari Quartet with Marie-Danielle Parent, soprano ATMA Classique ACD 2 2188/89 (double album) -

DISC 1

(1:09:38) 1 - Quartet n° 1 (16:26) 2 — Quartet n° 2 Waves (17:22) 3 — Quartet n° 4 (18:34) 4 — Quartet n° 5 «Rosalind» (17:16) -

DISC 2

(1:14:11) 1-3 - Quartet n° 3 (28:35) 1- Slowly, but with great passion (10:00) 2- Allegro energico (7:20) 3- Slow: calm: mystical (11:15) 4 — Quartet n° 6 Parting Wild Horse's Mane (17:22) 5 — Quartet n° 7 avec soprano obligé (18:34) with Marie-Danielle Parent, soprano. Text sung by the soprano - For more info, click here

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R. Murray Schafer – String Quartet n° 8, Theseus, Beauty and the Beast

Works by R. Murray Schafer Performed by the Molinari Quartet with Jennifer Swartz, harp, Marie-Danielle Parent, soprano and Julie Nesrallah, mezzo-soprano Recorded under the artistic supervision of R. Murray Schafer. ATMA Classique ACD 2 2201 -

String Quartet n° 8, Theseus, Beauty and the Beast

(1:12:48) 1-2 - String Quartet n° 8 (2000-2001) (16:26) 1- Fast; capricious (9:53) 2- Very rhapsodic (12:31) 3 — Theseus (19:03) pour harpe et quatuor à cordes avec Jennifer Swartz, harpe et Marie-Danielle Parent, soprano 4 — Beauty and the Beast (31:21) An opera for solo voice, masks and string quartet Libretto and music by R. Murray Schafer after the story by Madame Leprince de Beaumont with Julie Nesrallah, mezzo-soprano - For more info, click here

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Yamamoto, Hurtado, Antignani, Yip – Concert des lauréats du Troisième Concours international de composition du Quatuor Molinari

Works by Kazutomo Yamamoto, José Luis Hurtado, Luca Antignani and Stephen Yip Performed by the Molinari Quartet ATMA Classique ACD 2 2368 -

Concours Molinari 2005-2006

(45:55) 1 - L'ardito e quasi stridente gesto (12:13) José Luis Hurtado — 1st prize 2 — Il funerale del carnevale (11:00) Luca Antignani — 2nd prize 3 — Mare Taranquitatis (10:28) Kazutomo Yamamoto — 3rd prize 4 — Yi Bi pour quatuor à cordes (12:14) Stephen Yip (1971-Hong Kong) - Honourable Mention - For more info, click here

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Tajuddin, Cho, Porfyriadis, Rodes – Concert of the Winners of the Molinari Quartet's Second International Composition Competition

Works by Tazul Izan Tajuddin, Eun-Hwa Cho, Alexios Porfyriadis and Sixto Manuel Herrero Rodes Performed by the Molinari Quartet ATMA Classique ACD 2 2323 -

Concours Molinari 2003-2004

(1:05:40) 1 - Mediasi Ukiran - Tenunan VIII (13:20) Tazul Izan Tajuddin (Malaisie 1969) — 1st prize 2 — Quatuor n° 2 (11:14) Eun-Hwa Cho (Corée du Sud) — 2nd prize 3 — Dromena (26:56) Alexios Porfyriadis (Grèce 1971) — 3rd prize 4 — Ignotalias (13:47) Sixto Manuel Herrero Rodes (Espagne 1965) - Honourable Mention - For more info, click here

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Chmoulevitch, Eggert, Edwards, Colla – Concert of the Winners of the Molinari Quartet's First International Composition Competition

Works by Vsevolod Chmoulevitch, Moritz Eggert, Wolf Edwards and Alberto Colla Performed by the Molinari Quartet ATMA Classique ACD 2 2286 -

Concours Molinari 2001-2002

(1:05:40) 1-2 - « Romantique » Quartet (19:24) Vsevolod Chmoulevitch (Russie 1970) — 1st prize 1- I. (8:39) 2- II. (10:45) 3 — Kleine Fluchten (Little Hideaways) (16:22) Moritz Eggert (Allemagne 1965) — 2nd prize 4 — Island (11:03) Wolf Edwards (Canada 1972) — 3rd prize 5-6 — Quartetto In memoria di Sergej Prokofiev (17:51) Alberto Colla (Italie 1968) Honourable Mention 5- Allegro (6:45) 6- Largo (11:06) - For more info, click here

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A Tribute to Otto Joachim

Works by Otto Joachim - 1 — Stacheldraht (1983) (18:43) Colombe Demers, récitante Ensemble de la SMCQ Walter Boudreau: conductor Sound technician: Alain Chénier Producer: Laurent Major Radio-Canada 2 — Quatuor à cordes (1997) (9:58) Sound technician: Alain Chénier Producer: Laurent Major Radio-Canada 3 — Métamorphoses (1995) (11:31) Orchestre Métropolitain Conductor: Joseph Rescigno Sound technician : Alain Chénier Producer: Christiane Leblanc Radio-Canada 4 — Paean (1989) (17:16) Cello solo: Guy Fouquet Producer: Laurent Major Radio Canada 5 — Illumination II (1969) (22:54) Instrumental Ensemble - For more info, click here

Jim Hiscott – Blue Ocean

Works by Jim Hiscott Performed by the Molinari Quartet © Disques SRC - 1-4 — Blue Ocean (17:10) 1- Zairean soukous beat - slow Cuban dance feel (3:22) 2- Playful - a little slower - Cuban dance feel (4:08) 3- Fast Zairean soukous beat (6:47) 4- [Recapitulation] - Cuban dance feel (2:50) 5-8 — String Quartet n° 1 (18:59) I- Rhytmically (3:11) II- Cantabile (8:34) III- California Coast: Setting and Rising Sun (4:19) IV- Zairean soukous beat - slow Cuban dance feel (2:42) 9-11 — Swirl (11:03) 1- With Grace - Misterioso - Energetically (3:38) 2- Passionately - Ghostlike - Forcefully (2:43) 3- Fervently - Elegiac (5:10) 12-14 — String Quartet n° 2 (13:04) 1- With tenderness and serenity - agitato (5:00) 2- Misterioso - with intensity (2:47) 3- Energetic, impassioned - with elation - with tenderness (5:08) 15-17 — Waves of Passion (15:47) 1- Risoluto - Misterioso - With Passion - With Elation - With Elegance and Sadness - Strutting (7:58) 2- Driving, Desperate - Dreamlike - Joyful, Triumphant (2:52) 3- Impassioned - With Fire - With Sadness and Resignation (4:50) - For more info, click here
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