Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Copland, Fine, Carter, Piston (May 20, 2014)

bscp_sony_1x500From 1964 to 1968, during their first four seasons, the original membership of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players made a series of historic recordings for RCA, including works central to the chamber music repertoire, as well as music by some of the day’s leading composers.

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RELEASE: 5/20/2014
DURATION: 02:30:37
GENRE: Chamber Music
LABEL: BSO Classics

Track Audio

MOZART
Quartet in D for flute, violin, viola, and cello, K.285: Allegro
Quartet in D for flute, violin, viola, and cello, K.285: Adagio
Quartet in D for flute, violin, viola, and cello, K.285: Rondo
Quartet in F for oboe, violin, viola, and cello, K.370(368b) – Allegro | Adagio | Rondo: Allegro

BRAHMS
Quartet No. 3 in C minor for piano, violin, viola, and cello, Op. 60: Allegro non troppo
Quartet No. 3 in C minor for piano, violin, viola, and cello, Op. 60: Scherzo: Allegro
Quartet No. 3 in C minor for piano, violin, viola, and cello, Op. 60: Andante
Quartet No. 3 in C minor for piano, violin, viola, and cello, Op. 60: Finale: Allegro comodo

BEETHOVEN
Serenade in D for flute, violin, and viola, Op. 25: Entrata. Allegro
Serenade in D for flute, violin, and viola, Op. 25: Tempo ordinario d’un Minuetto
Serenade in D for flute, violin, and viola, Op. 25: Allegro molto
Serenade in D for flute, violin, and viola, Op. 25: Andante con Variazioni
Serenade in D for flute, violin, and viola, Op. 25: Allegro scherzando e vivace
Serenade in D for flute, violin, and viola, Op. 25: Adagio–Allegro vivace e disinvolto

FINE
Fantasia for String Trio (1957) – Adagio ma non troppo | Scherzo: Allegro molto ritmico | Lento assai, tranquillo

COPLAND
“Vitebsk,” Study on a Jewish Theme, for piano trio

CARTER
Wind Quintet, for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon (1948) – Allegretto | Allegro giocoso

PISTON
Divertimento for Nine Instruments (1946), for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, two violins, viola, cello, and double bass – Allegro | Tranquillo | Vivo

BONUS MATERIAL
Chamber Music Discussion with Peter Ustinov, Erich Leinsdorf, and Joseph Silverstein, with musical excerpts