Peter Racine Fricker: The String Quartets ()

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Shortly after World War II, Peter Racine Fricker began a promising career as a composer, and his String Quartet No. 1 (1948-49) was one of several successful works that brought him international attention. Associated neither with the English pastoral group that gathered around Vaughan Williams, nor with Schoenberg's 12-tone school, Fricker was difficult to pigeonhole, and his music was loosely compared to Bartůk, Stravinsky, and Hindemith, due to his adherence to tonality, free use of dissonant counterpoint, and interest in ...

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Peter Racine Fricker: The String Quartets
2017, Naxos

UPC: 747313137473


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