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String Quartets

Louis Glass

String Quartets

Zapolski Quartet

Louis Glass was one og the most important composers of the Late Romantic period in Denmark. He was a contemporary of Carl Nielsen, but there is a certain contrast between their style due to the influence of César Franck and Anton Bruckner on Glass. His string quartets bear the marks of this influence and as such are broadly conceived chamber music works rich in sonority.

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"The release is strong in all respects. Recommended to those who want to explore the little-known musical byways of a century ago."
Carl Bauman, American Record Guide
Total runtime: 
78 min.
Release date: 
January 2000
Cat. No.: 
Jewel Case
Track count: 


Recorded at the Danish Radio House on 29-30 September 1997 and 12-13 December 1998

Recording producer: Aksel Kaae Trige
Sound engineers: Peter Bo Nielsen (op. 23) and Knud Esmarch (op 35.)
Editing engineers: Peter Bo Nielsen and Aksel Kaae Trige
Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen A/S

Cover picture: L.A. Ring (1854-1933): The painter Lundbye's bench on the shore of Lake Arresø" (1899)

This CD has been recorded in cooperation with Danmarks Radio"