The Tallinn Quartet: Chamber Music from Estonia

BIS CD-574

Recorded August 8/13, 1992 at Danderyd Grammar School, Sweden. Released in 1993.
Engineer: Ingo Petry; Producer: Ingo Petry.

Compositions by Erkki-Sven Tüür

Tracks 7.-8. String Quartet (1985) 17:01

The Tallinn Quartet (Urmas Vulp, Toomas Nestor: violins; Viljar Kuusk:viola; Teet Järvi: cello)

Compositions by other composers

Tracks 1.-4. Eduard Tubin: String Quartet (1979) 19:46

The Tallinn Quartet

Track 5. Eduard Tubin: Eleegia (Elegy) (1946) 3:27

The Tallinn Quartet

Track 6. Eduard Tubin: Piano Quartet in C sharp minor (1930) 15:24

The Tallinn Quartet with Love Derwinger: piano

Track 9. Arvo Pärt: Fratres (for String Quartet) (1989) 10:04

The Tallinn Quartet

Commissions, Dedications, Premieres and Awards

String Quartet is dedicated to the memory of the Estonian actor, Urmas Kibuspuu.

String Quartet was premiered by the Tallinn Quartet on February 14, 1986 in Tallinn, Estonia.

Music Publishers

String Quartet is published by Warner/Chappell Music, Finland (at the time of this recording, it was published by NSVL Muusikafondi E.V.

Other Points of Interest and Links

Liner notes are by Leo Normet.