Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921): Piano Quintet & String Quartet No. 1: 1Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 14: I. Allegro moderato e Maestoso10:23. 2Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 14: II. Andante Sostenuto07:26. 3Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 14: III. Presto04:38. Leading Italian pianist Andrea Lucchesini joins the ensemble for the Piano Quintet: the third movement of the work is presented here in the rare version adding a double bass (ad li. These two chamber music works of the French composer represent crucial stages in his oeuvre: the Piano Quintet, a work of early perfection, demonstrates Saint-Saëns' engagement with German Romanticism, particularly with Robert Schumann and his formal idiom
Quartetto di Cremona, Andrea Lucchesini. String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, Op. 112. 5. I. Allegro. Quartetto di Cremona, Andrea Lucchesini.
The String Quartet, marking the transition into his late style, represents the first chamber piece in which Saint-Saëns leaves out his own instrument, the piano. Here, his version of the classical style clear forms and a colourful expressive spectrum becomes especially clear. Brilliance and an unerring sense of form; calm, melancholy resting and energetic gestures; romantic vocal qualities and exquisite compositional art the contrasts characterising Saint-Saëns musical idiom are perfectly realised by the Quartetto di Cremona.
14: III. Presto - Andrea Lucchesini, Andrea Lumachi & Quartetto di Cremona 04. Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 14: IV. Allegro assai, ma Tranquillo - Andrea Lucchesini & Quartetto di Cremona 05. 112: I. Allegro - Quartetto di Cremona 06. 112: II. Molto allegro quasi Presto - Quartetto di Cremona 07. 112: III. Molto Adagio - Quartetto di Cremona 08. 112: IV. Allegro non Troppo - Quartetto di Cremona.
Quartetto di Cremona Ensemble. CD: 1 Tracks: 8 Length: 1:03:30. Quartetto di Cremona Ensemble, Andrea Lumachi Double Bass, Andrea Lucchesini Piano. 1. llegro moderato e maestoso. Camille Saint-Saëns Composer. String Quartet N. in E-, O. 12 Work. Quartetto di Cremona Ensemble. Saint-Saens: String Quartets No. and 2. Fine Arts Quartet. Saint-Saens: Piano Quartet; Barcarolle; Piano Quintet. Beethoven: Complete String Quartets, Vo. II. Quartetto di Cremona. V. Naxos featured album.
Saint-Saëns: String Quartet No. 32:15. Recorded: 29-31 March 2016. For its latest CD featuring works by Camille Saint-Saëns, the award-winning Quartetto di Cremona draws on sixteen years of giving concerts and making recordings. Lucchesini plays with brilliant deftness, while the Cremona Quartet demonstrate their trademark combination of Italianate flair and immaculate ensemble. Saint-Saëns, Charles Camille (1835-1921). Saint-Saëns: Piano Quintet in A minor Op. 14.
|Piano Quintet in A Minor, op. 14|
|1||Allegro moderato e Maestoso||10:23|
|4||Allegro assai, ma Tranquillo||8:48|
|String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor, op. 112|
|6||Molto allegro quasi Presto||5:46|
|8||Allegro non Troppo||6:24|
- Ensemble – Quartetto Di Cremona
- Piano – Andrea Lucchesini