Since Friedrich Ernst Fesca, the father of Alexander Fesca, had received an excellent education as a violinist, it is not surprising that his masterfully elaborated string quartets contributed significantly to the establishment of his outstanding reputation as a composer. Until 1818 he published a total of twelve quartets, and two others followed in 1819 and then again in 1824-25. For a decade Fesca was one of the most-reviewed quartet composers, and it is documented that he was one of the most performed such composers for an even longer period of time. On Vol. 2 the quality and originality of his string quartets again are revealed above all in the balance with which he combines mellow harmony, contrapuntal expertise, and formally integrated virtuosity. The eight quartets are interpreted by the Amaryllis Quartet, which at the very latest since it's triumph with the finalists' prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani in Reggio Emilia in 2011 has numbered among the leading string quartets of it's generation. Pearls for friends of chamber music who delight in discovery!
Since Friedrich Ernst Fesca, the father of Alexander Fesca, had received an excellent education as a violinist, it is not surprising that his masterfully elaborated string quartets contributed significantly to the establishment of his outstanding reputation as a composer. Until 1818 he published a total of twelve quartets, and two others followed in 1819 and then again in 1824-25. For a decade Fesca was one of the most-reviewed quartet composers, and it is documented that he was one of the most performed such composers for an even longer period of time. On Vol. 2 the quality and originality of his string quartets again are revealed above all in the balance with which he combines mellow harmony, contrapuntal expertise, and formally integrated virtuosity. The eight quartets are interpreted by the Amaryllis Quartet, which at the very latest since it's triumph with the finalists' prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani in Reggio Emilia in 2011 has numbered among the leading string quartets of it's generation. Pearls for friends of chamber music who delight in discovery!
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Label: CPO
Rel. Date: 01/08/2021
UPC: 761203748327

String Quartets 2
Artist: Amaryllis Quartett
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DISC: 1
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1. String Quartet In B Minor, Op. 2 No. 1: I. Allegro Moderato
2. String Quartet In B Minor, Op. 2 No. 1: II. Poco Adagio
3. String Quartet In B Minor, Op. 2 No. 1: III. Menuetto. Allegro
4. String Quartet In B Minor, Op. 2 No. 1: IV. Finale. Allegro
5. String Quartet In G Minor, Op. 2 No. 2: I. Allegro
6. String Quartet In G Minor, Op. 2 No. 2: II. Siciliano. Andantino
7. String Quartet In G Minor, Op. 2 No. 2: III. Menuetto. Un Poco Allegro
8. String Quartet In G Minor, Op. 2 No. 2: IV. Finale. Andante Con Moto
9. String Quartet In E-Flat Major, Op. 2 No. 3: I. Allegro
10. String Quartet In E-Flat Major, Op. 2 No. 3: II. Andante
11. String Quartet In E-Flat Major, Op. 2 No. 3: III. Scherzando. Presto
12. String Quartet In E-Flat Major, Op. 2 No. 3: IV. Rondo. Un Poco Allegretto
DISC: 2
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1. String Quartet In F Minor, Op. 7 No. 1: I. Allegro
2. String Quartet In F Minor, Op. 7 No. 1: II. Larghetto Con Moto
3. String Quartet In F Minor, Op. 7 No. 1: III. Menuetto. Allegro
4. String Quartet In F Minor, Op. 7 No. 1: IV. Finale. Allegro
5. String Quartet In E Minor, Op. 7 No. 2: I. Allegro
6. String Quartet In E Minor, Op. 7 No. 2: II. Adagio
7. String Quartet In E Minor, Op. 7 No. 2: III. Scherzando. Vivace
8. String Quartet In E Minor, Op. 7 No. 2: IV. Finale. Allegro Con Spirito
DISC: 3
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1. String Quartet In B-Flat Major, Op. 14: I. Allegro
2. String Quartet In B-Flat Major, Op. 14: II. Adagio Non Troppo
3. String Quartet In B-Flat Major, Op. 14: III. Scherzando
4. String Quartet In B-Flat Major, Op. 14: IV. Rondo. Un Poco Allegretto
DISC: 4
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1. String Quartet In C Minor, Op. 4: I. Poco Adagio - Allegro
2. String Quartet In C Minor, Op. 4: II. Adagio
3. String Quartet In C Minor, Op. 4: III. Menuetto. Allegro Molto
4. String Quartet In C Minor, Op. 4: IV. Finale. Allegro Molto
5. String Quartet In C Major, Op. 36: I. Allegro
6. String Quartet In C Major, Op. 36: II. Siciliano. Andante
7. String Quartet In C Major, Op. 36: III. Menuetto. Molto Moderato
8. String Quartet In C Major, Op. 36: IV. Finale. Vivace

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Since Friedrich Ernst Fesca, the father of Alexander Fesca, had received an excellent education as a violinist, it is not surprising that his masterfully elaborated string quartets contributed significantly to the establishment of his outstanding reputation as a composer. Until 1818 he published a total of twelve quartets, and two others followed in 1819 and then again in 1824-25. For a decade Fesca was one of the most-reviewed quartet composers, and it is documented that he was one of the most performed such composers for an even longer period of time. On Vol. 2 the quality and originality of his string quartets again are revealed above all in the balance with which he combines mellow harmony, contrapuntal expertise, and formally integrated virtuosity. The eight quartets are interpreted by the Amaryllis Quartet, which at the very latest since it's triumph with the finalists' prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani in Reggio Emilia in 2011 has numbered among the leading string quartets of it's generation. Pearls for friends of chamber music who delight in discovery!