REVIEWS

The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

American Anthem. Barber: String Quartet op.11, Serenade for string quartet op.1, Dover Beach op.3. Hanson: String Quartet op.23, Concerto da camera op.7. Thompson: Alleluia

A rewarding programme of American music based around the string quartet

Friday, 22 November 2013
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Musicians
Ying Quartet, Adam Neiman (piano) Randall Scarlata (baritone)
Composer
Barber, Hanson, Thompson
Catalogue number
Sono Luminus DSL 92166 (CD + Blu-ray)
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