This is the first complete quartet I performed in public setting, so it holds a special place of malice in my heart. The struggle that the viola and cello have in getting those 16th notes in the opening bar to match in articulation and duration is frustrating. As always, these are re-hosted from IMSLP.
One of my favorite contemporary composers and a fantastic young orchestra. Listening to this particular work is interesting, as I generally think of Golijov as a world music composer, and yet these songs must have fascinated the arranger so much that he would use his orchestration style to mingle with the Romanticism of Schubert. The [...]