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String Quartets (Naxos Audio CD)

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• Naxos’s recording of Ginastera’s Complete Music for Cello and Piano (8.570569) was hailed for “the music’s percussive rhythms as well as its reflective and mysterious melodic invention” by The Strad.

• Similarly, each of his highly individual and engaging string quartets abound in kinetic energy, glowingly evocative writing and the ever-present rhythms and sounds of his native Argentinean music.

• In his expressive Third String Quartet a solo soprano, fully integrated into the quartet texture, sings texts by Alberti, Jiménez and Lorca to create an intensely coloured spectrum of words and music.
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Contents

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20; String Quartet No. 2, Op. 26; String Quartet No. 3, Op. 40* Contemplativo - Text: La Música (Juan Ramón Jiménez); Fantastico; Amoroso - text: Canción de Belisa, from El amor de don Perlimplin con Belisa en su jardin (Federico Garcia Lorca); Drammatico - Text: Morir al sol (Rafael Alberti) Di nuovo contemplative - Text: Ocaso (Juan Ramón Jiménez)