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Dvorak, Antonin / Cypresses For String Quartet; String Quartet No. 13, Op. 106 (Cypress String Qua
Album:Cypresses For String Quartet; String Quartet No. 13, Op. 106 (Cypress String Qua Collection:Classical
Artist:Dvorak, Antonin Added:04/2013
Label:Avie Records 

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Album Review
Larry
Reviewed 2013-04-27 
The 12 songs that Dvorak arranged in 1887 for string quartet were originally composed in the 1860s as love songs (never published) inspired by a 16-year-old pupil; he later married her sister. The cycle embodies Dvorak’s lyricism. Nos. 6 and 11 are gay, No. 8 pensive, No. 10 calmly happy, No 12 resolute and assertive. The other songs are mildly melancholic. The beautiful, creative writing for string quartet illustrates Dvorak’s mastery of this medium. Dvorak’s G Major Quartet was composed in 1895 after his sojourn in the U.S. The 1st mvmt is an energetic expression of thanksgiving; the 2nd a set of variations on a theme reminiscent of American spirituals; the 3rd a scherzo using a Czech spring dance rhythm, opening and closing with a minor key agitation surrounding an untroubled major key middle section; the finale alternates tuneful, slow melancholy with fiery allegro segments.

1. Cypresses, B152: No. 1 I Know That In My Love: Moderato 3:29
2. Cypresses, B152: No. 2 The Dead Heart Awakes Again: Allegro Ma Non Troppo 2:30
3. Cypresses, B152: No. 3 When Your Thy Sweet Glances on Me Fall: Andante Con Moto 2:13
4. Cypresses, B152: No. 4 Our Love Will Never Lead Us: Poco Adagio 3:36
5. Cypresses, B152: No. 5 Old Letter in my Book: Andante 2:51
6. Cypresses, B152: No. 6 You Are My Glorious Rose: Andante Moderato 1:59
7. Cypresses, B152: No. 7 There Once Lived my Sweetheart: Andante Con Moto 1:51
8. Cypresses, B152: No. 8 In Deepest Forest Glade: Lento 2:45
9. Cypresses, B152: No. 9 Thou Only Dear One: Moderato 2:33
10. Cypresses, B152: No. 10. There Stands An Ancient Rock: Andante Maestoso 2:06
11. Cypresses, B152: No. 11 A Soft Slumber Lies Over the Land: Allegro Scherzando 2:27
12. Cypresses, B152: No. 12 You Ask Why These Songs of Mine: Allegro Animato 2:51
13. String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: I. Allegro Moderato 9:33
14. String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: II. Adagio Ma Non Troppo 10:14
15. String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: III. Molto Vivace 7:03
16. String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: IV. Andante Sostenuto – Allegro Con Fuoco 10:46

Track Listing
1.Cypresses, B152: No. 1 I Know That In My Love: Moderato 3:29 9.Cypresses, B152: No. 9 Thou Only Dear One: Moderato 2:33
2.Cypresses, B152: No. 2 The Dead Heart Awakes Again: Allegro Ma Non Troppo 2:30 10.Cypresses, B152: No. 10. There Stands An Ancient Rock: Andante Maestoso 2:06
3.Cypresses, B152: No. 3 When Your Thy Sweet Glances On Me Fall: Andante Con Moto  11.Cypresses, B152: No. 11 A Soft Slumber Lies Over The Land: Allegro Scherzando 2:
4.Cypresses, B152: No. 4 Our Love Will Never Lead Us: Poco Adagio 3:36 12.Cypresses, B152: No. 12 You Ask Why These Songs Of Mine: Allegro Animato 2:51
5.Cypresses, B152: No. 5 Old Letter In My Book: Andante 2:51 13.String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: I. Allegro Moderato 9:33
6.Cypresses, B152: No. 6 You Are My Glorious Rose: Andante Moderato 1:59 14.String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: Ii. Adagio Ma Non Troppo 10:14
7.Cypresses, B152: No. 7 There Once Lived My Sweetheart: Andante Con Moto 1: 15.String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: Iii. Molto Vivace 7:03
8.Cypresses, B152: No. 8 In Deepest Forest Glade: Lento 2:45 16.String Quartet No. 13 In G, Op. 106, B192: Iv. Andante Sostenuto – Allegro Con F