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Pavel Haas Quartet - Smetana: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (2016) Lossless

15-02-2016, 18:31
Classical Music | FLAC / APE

Title: Smetana: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2
Year Of Release: 2015
Label: Supraphon
Genre: Classical
Quality: FLAC
Total Time: 47:42
Total Size: 253 MB

Pavel Haas Quartet - Smetana: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (2016) Lossless

After their Janácek quartets and their award-winning Dvorák (Gramophone Award 2011 ""Recording of the Year""), the Pavel Haas Quartet have now put all their energy to the service of the music of Bedrich Smetana. Even though his chamber music is very modest in scale, each of these works can be said without exaggeration to be a foundation stone of Czech chamber music. They are personal works, often with a strong autobiographical element. He wrote both quartets towards the end of his life when he was already suffering from deafness. The first quartet, ""From My Life"", is programmatic: ""I wanted to express musically the course of my life The composition is almost entirely private, and so intentionally written for four instruments that should talk together - as if they were a close circle of friends - about the things that have shaped me so significantly."" Quartet No. 2 seems almost to belong to the 20th century in the unconventionality of it's composition something that greatly disturbed Smetanas contemporaries. For the Pavel Haas Quartet, Smetana's music is an obvious and clear choice, not a sudden revelation; it is ""only"" the concept of the music itself that is revelatory. The Quartet doesn't try to make itself stand out in some superficial, external way it doesnt bet on extremes. It's originality comes from its efforts to penetrate to the very core of the work and from the thrilling and comprehensive way in which it achieves this. So, how does our immortal Smetana sound in the twenty-first century? You will find the answer on this stunning recording. ""From My Life"" Classic Smetana, inward-looking and timeless, as heard by the Pavel Haas Quartet.

**Gramophone Chamber Category Award 2015 Winner**

"This is becoming a bit of a habit. The Pavel Haas Quartet record a disc. Critics swoon and reach for their superlatives box, usually hidden away on a top shelf to avoid times it's hard to believe you are in the presence of only four players, so intense the sound...This is the kind of disc that makes record reviewing the best job in the world." ----Harriet Smith, Gramophone Editor's Choice, May 2015

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Breton.Th   User offline   15 February 2016 20:40

Too bad, I can't take it without uploaded or rapidgator. but thanks anyway.

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Socksies   User offline   18 July 2016 00:43

Cheers for the share & nitroflare links

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