The Duke Quartet: Baltic Elegy

Collins Classics 14752

Recorded December 19, 20 and 22, 1995 at Angel Studios, London, England. Released in 1996.
Engineer: John Timperley; Producer: John H. West.

Compositions by Erkki-Sven Tüür

Tracks 4.-5. String Quartet (1985) 17:01

The Duke Quartet (Louisa Fuller, Rick Koster: violins; John Metcalfe:viola; Ivan McCready: cello)

Compositions by other composers

Tracks 1.-3. Peteris Vasks: String Quartet No. 2 "Sommer Gesänger" (1984) 28:15

The Duke Quartet

Track 6. Arvo Pärt: Fratres (for String Quartet) (1989) 9:42

The Duke 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.

Other Points of Interest and Links

The CD liner notes are by Philip Taylor.