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|The Miró Quartet is thrilled to announce the release of its newest recording, a CD featuring works inspired by the American landscape. Recorded before a live audience at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas, the disc features the world premiere recording of Kevin Puts’ “Credo”, a work commissioned for the Miró Quartet by Chamber Music Monterey Bay. Also on the recording is the much-loved “American” Quartet by Antonín Dvorák. This marks the first live recording by the Miró Quartet, as well as its first release in partnership with Longhorn Music and Naxos distribution. Available now!
“The Miró Quartet…plays it with breathtaking purity and poetry”
“A more committed or detailed performance than the captivating one the Miró give would be hard to imagine.”
March 2004 Oxingale Records/Artemis Classics
I – Allegro vivace – Presto
III – Adagio
I – Allegro ma non troppo
II – Adagio
IV – Allegretto
|George Crumb Edition: Volume 7
December 2003 Bridge Records
Volume Seven of Bridge’s Complete Crumb Edition features the world premiere recording of Crumb’s new Appalachian folk song cycle, “Unto the Hills”. Performed by Crumb’s daughter, soprano Ann Crumb, and an ensemble of percussion quartet and amplified piano, the thirty-six minute cycle features spectacularly colorful (more than 75 percussion instruments) and moving renditions of such classic folk tunes as “Black, Black, Black is the Color”, “Poor Wayfaring Stranger”,” The Riddle”, and “All the Pretty Little Horses”.
Unto the Hills
Quartet No. 3 II Presto Scherzo Artifizio
The Miró Quartet appears on this amazing portrait of legendary violinist Isaac Stern with footage of Stern coaching the quartet at the Jerusalem Music Center in Schubert’s Death and the Maiden.