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Kuss Quartet
Brahms/Schoenberg

 

ONYX4166

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

String Quartet No.3 in B flat major op67
1. I Vivace 10.06 
2. II Andante 6.59 
3. III Agitato (Allegretto non troppo). Trio 8.40 
4. IV Poco allegretto con variazioni 9.26

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 – 1951) 

String Quartet No 2 in F sharp minor op10
5. I Mässig 6.55 
6. II Sehr rasch 7.09 
7. III Litanei – Langsam 5.40 
8. IV Entrückung – Sehr langsam 11.56 

Johannes Brahms

9. Wie Melodien zieht es mir op105/1 1.55
10. Sommerabend op.85/1 2.17
11. Mondenschein op.85/2 1.59 

 Total timing: 73.29 

 

Kuss Quartet
Schubert: String Quintet

 

ONYX4119

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828)
String Quintet in C D956
Streichquintett C-dur · Quintette à cordes en ut majeur
1 I Allegro ma non troppo 20.49
2 II Adagio 14.43
3 III Scherzo: Presto – Trio: Andante sostenuto 10.29
4 IV Allegretto 9.46

Total timing: 55.48

Kuss Quartet

Jana Kuss first violin
Oliver Wille second violin
William Coleman viola
Mikayel Hakhnazaryan cello

Miklós Perényi cello

 

Kuss Quartet
Thème russe

 

ONYX4090

Variations on a Russian folk song for string quartet
(1898, by various composers) 

Theme. Adagio 0.56
Var. 1. Allegretto (Nikolai Artsybuschev) 0.40
Var. 2. Allegretto (Alexander Scriabin) 0.52
Var. 3. Andantino (Alexander Glazunov) 1.25
Var. 4. Allegro (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov) 0.50
Var. 5. Canon. Adagio (Anatoly Lyadov) 1.19
Var. 6. Allegretto (Jazeps Vitols) 1.00
Var. 7. Allegro (Felix Blumenfeld) 0.58
Var. 8. Andante cantabile (Victor Ewald) 2.02
Var. 9. Fugato: Allegro (Alexander Winkler) 0.47
Var. 10. Finale. Allegro (Nikolai Sokolov) 1.18

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840–1893)
Album for the Young

Russian Song 1.00

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882–1971) 

Concertino 6.59

ALFRED SCHNITTKE (1934–1998) 

Canon in memoriam Igor Stravinsky 6.36

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Album for the Young

Old French Song 1.52
Mama 1.32
The Hobby Horse 0.33
March of the Wooden Soldiers 0.57 
The Sick Doll 1.51
The Doll’s Funeral 1.47 
The Witch 0.31
Sweet Dreams 1.58 
Kamarinskaya (folk song) 1.17

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
String Quartet no.1 in D op.11


I Moderato e semplice 11.32
II Andante cantabile 6.44
III Scherzo. Allegro non tanto e con fuoco – Trio 3.59
IV Finale: Allegro giusto – Andante – Allegro vivace 6.55

Total timing: 68.19

KUSS QUARTET

Jana Kuss first violin
Oliver Wille second violin
William Coleman viola
Mikayel Hakhnazaryan cello

 

Kuss Quartet
Schubert String Quartet in G/Berg String Quartet

 

ONYX4066

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828)
 
String Quartet no.15 in G D887
1 I Allegro molto moderato 21.09
2 II Andante un poco moto 11.23
3 III Scherzo: Allegro vivace – Trio: Allegretto – 7.38
4 IV Allegro assai 12.37
 
ALBAN BERG (1885–1935)
 
String Quartet op.3
5 I Langsam 9.51
6 II Mäßige Viertel 11.16

Total timing: 73.55