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Composer

Work

Duration

Date

Recorded on

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FARHANG Alireza Echos-Chaos with electronics 2007   18 July 2007, Metz

FEBEL Reinhard

Quartet

29’

1982

CD 

03 June 1985, Duisburg

FEDELE Ivan                          

Quartet No.1  Per Accorder

12’

1981-89

CD 

 

Quartet No.2  Pentalogon Quartet

11’

1987

CD 

 

Quartet No.3 Tar

21’

2000

CD  
Quartet No.4  Palimpsest 24’ 2006-07 CD 21 April 2007, Witten

FELDER David

Quartet No.1 Third Face

14’

1987-88

CD

13 March 1988, Buffalo

Quartet No.2 Stuck-stücke 20’ 2007 CD 06 June 2007, Buffalo
Quartet No.3 Netivot 21’ 2016   11 June 2016, Buffalo

FELDMAN Morton

 

Structures

1951

CD

 

Quartet No.1

100’

1979

 

 

FENELON Philippe

Quartet No.3

12’

1991

 

30 Oct 1991, Paris

FERGUSON Stephen

Quartet (with digital multi-layering)

28’

1985

 

26 Oct 1985, Graz

FERNEYHOUGH Brian

Sonatas for String Quartet

45’

1967

CD

 

Quartet No.2

11’

1979-80

CD

02 Oct 1980, Venice

Adagissimo

1983

CD

28 June 1984, La Rochelle

Quartet No.3

20’

1987

CD

07 Oct 1987, Paris

Quartet No.4 (with soprano)

18’

1990

CD

23 Oct 1990, Basle

Quartet No.5 14.5’ 2006 CD 07 May 2006, Witten
Dum Transisset I-IV 13’ 2006-07 CD 27 April 2008, Witten
Exordium - Elliotti Carteri in honorem centenarii 2008 CD 25 Jan 2008, Paris
Quartet No.6 24’ 2010 CD 16 Oct 2010, Donaueschingen
Silentium 7.5’ 2013 CD 10 May 2014, Witten

FERON Alain

Muutus Liber, Op.5

25’

1985-86

CD

18 Nov 1987, Brussels

FERRAZ Silvio Litania 2010   14 July 2011, Campos do Jordao
FINEBERG Joshua La Quintina (with live electronics) 18’ 2012   20 Jan 2013, Berlin

FINNISSY Michael

Quartet

21’

1984

 

21 Nov 1985, Huddersfield

FINSTERER Mary

Sequi

14’

2001

CD

30 October 2001, Melbourne

FIRSOVA Elena

 

Quartet No.4

14’

1989

 

 

Quartet No.7  Compassione, Op. 72

14’

1997

 

 

FISZBEIN Fernando Trois Mosaiques 2005   17 July 2005, Metz

FLAMMER Helmut

 

Quartet No.1

25’

1977

 

04 May 1981, Trier

Quartet No.3

20’

1985

 

18 July 1986, Darmstadt

FOMINA Sylvia

Im Halbdunkel (for three quartets)

14’

1991

 

 

FOSS Lukas

Quartet No.3

18’

1976

 

 

FOX Christopher

Heliotrope 6

15’

1986-87

 

07 Aug 1988, Darmstadt

FRANCESCONI Luca                    

Quartet No.3, Mirrors

23’

1993

CD

07 Nov 1993, Antwerp

Quartet No.3, nell Spazio (electronic version)

24’

1993-96

 

19 June 1996, Milan

Quartet No.4, I Voli di Niccolò 25’ 2004   26 Oct 2005, Genova
FRANSON Brynjar On repetition and Reappearances 14’ 2010   12 Feb 2011, Helsinki
FRITH Fred

Lelekovice

24’

1989-90

CD

 
Cold 14’ 2007   24 Nov 2007, Huddersfield
FUCHS Reinhard umwebt von leisem Schatten (fünf Bücher) 21’ 2004   17 Nov  2004, Vienna
FUENTES Arturo Broken Mirroirs with electronics 2008   10 July 2008, Darmstadt
FUJIKURA Dai Quartet No.2 Flare 16’ 2010   03 Feb 2011, London

FUKUI Tomoko

Quartet No.4

16’

1996

 

03 Aug 1996, Darmstadt

FURE Ashley Drips of Hiss 8' 2006   02 April 2006, Cambridge US

FURRER Beat

 

Quartet No.1

21’

1984

 

29 Sept 1985, Venice

Quartet No.2

11’

1988

 

07 Oct 1989, Cologne

Quartet No.3 41' 2004   25 April 2004, Witten

GAGNEAUX Renaud

Quartet No.2

18’

1986

 

 

GAL Hans

Quartet No.1 in F minor, Op.16

27’

1916

 

 

GALVEZ-TARONCHER Miguel Blick in die Wirrnis 16’ 2007   08 May 2007, Valencia
GANDER Bernhard Khul 2010 CD 22 July 2010, Darmstadt
GANDINI Gerardo Dos Versiones   1981    
GARCIA Voro Ombra di suono nella memoria 13’     08 May 2007, Valencia
GARDNER Evan The Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music 16.5’ 2010   14 Sept 2010, Oslo

GARUTI Mario

‘e l’altro

1984

CD

01 Oct 1985, Milan

Cielo perso/Anima tersa 10' 2009   26 Sept 2009, Venice

GASSER Ulrich

Christusdornen

19’

1981

CD

 

GAUSSIN Alain

Chakra

12’

1984

CD

23 March 1985, Paris

GEDIZLIOGLU Zeynep Quartet No.2 Susma 6.5' 2007 CD 20 July 2007, Luxembourg
Wenn du mich horst, klopf zweimal with soprano 12’ 2009 CD  

GEHLHAAR Rolf

Musiken

15’

1971

 

 

GENTILE Ada

 

Quartet No.2

12’

1982

 

 

Quartet No.3

8'

2000

 

 

GERHARD Roberto

 

Quartet No.1

24’

1950-55

CD

 

Quartet No.2

13’

1961

CD

 

GERVASONI  Stefano

Strada non Presa

22’

2001

 

 

6 Lettres a l'obscurite 26’ 2005-06   07 May 2006, Witten

GILBERT Anthony

Quartet No.3, Super Hoqueto ‘David’

1987

 

30 Aug 1987, London (QEH)

GILBERT Peter as it now becomes us with electronics 7' 2006   02 April 2006, Cambridge US

GINER Bruno

Quartet No.2

13’

1994

 

15 Feb 1997, Paris

GIRAUD Suzanne

Envoutements IV

12’

1997

CD

04 Oct 1997, Strasbourg

GIULIANO Giuseppe

Feux d’artifice

21’

1988

CD

25 Sept 1988, Turin

GLASS Philip

Mishima, Quartet No.2

17’

1985

 

10 June 1985, London (Almeida)

GLOBOKAR Vinko

Discourse VI

23’

1982

 

 

GOEHR Alexander

 

Quartet No.1

20’

1956-57 (1983)

 

 

Quartet No.4

14’

1990

 

08 Oct 1990, Iowa, USA

GOEYVAERTS Karel

Quartet

20’

1992

 

08 Nov 1993, Antwerp

GOLDMANN Friedrich

 

Quartet No.1

24’

1975

 

15 May 1985, Cologne

Quartet No.2

25’

1995-97

 

21 Sept 1997, Berlin

GOLDSTEIN Burt

Aspen Quartet

1991

CD

 

GRAHAM Peter Quartet No.1 17’ 1982    
GRAUBART Michael Quartet 1998-2000   16 Feb 2008, London
GREENWALD Andrew A thing in a hole in a thing which is not 2011-12   14 July 2012, Edenkoben

GROSSKOPF Erhard

Quartet No.1

18’

1983

CD

26 July 1984, Darmstadt

Quartet No.2

23’

1990

CD

17 Nov 1990, Berlin

Quartet No.3

28’

1997-98

CD

1 Apr 2000, Berlin

GUARNIERI Adriano

Uno Spazio Che Tremola Celeste

 

1996-97

 

18 Nov 1997, Milan

GUBAIDULINA Sofia

Quartet No.1

21’

1971

 

 

Quartet No.2

10’

1987

CD

 

Quartet No.3

16’

1988

CD

22 Aug 1987, Edinburgh

GUÉRINEL Lucien Quartet No.3 Inner Stimme 15’ 1991-92    

GUERRERO Francisco

Zayin IV

12’

1994

CD

10 April 1994, London (Almeida)

Zayin VII

1996-97

CD

08 Feb 1997, Seville

GUINJOAN Joan Quartet No.1   2006    
HAAPAMAKI Sampo Connection 14’ 2007    

HAAS Georg Friedrich

Quartet No.1

29’

1997

 

02 Oct 1997, Graz

Quartet No.2 18’ 1998    
Quartet No.3 35-60’ 2001    
Quartet No.5 17’ 2007   20 Sept 2007, Schwaz
Quartet No.7 with electronics 25.5’ 2011   10 Sept 2011, Lucerne
Lair 3.5’ 2014 CD 10 May 2014, Witten

HABA Alois

Quartet No.4, Op.94

11’

1963

 

 

HACKBARTH Ben Quartet No.1 2007   02 March 2007, San Diego
Liquid Study 1 for string quartet and electronic sound 15’ 2014   04 Feb 2015, San Diego
HADDAD Saed Joie voilée 18’ 2005-6 CD 06 Oct 2006, Strasbourg

HAKOLA Kimmo

 

Quartet No.1

20’

1986

 

 

Quartet No.2

24’

1997, rev. 1999

 

 

HALFFTER Cristobal

Quartet No.1 ‘Tres Piezas’

18’

1956

CD

 

Quartet No.2, Memoirs

24’

1970

CD

 

Quartet No.3

20’

1978

CD

 

Con Bravura y Sentimiento

1991

CD

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

Quartet No.5 ‘Zeitgestalt’ 1996 CD  
Quartet No.6 23’ 2001-2 CD  
Quartet No.7 'Espacio de silencio' 22’ 2007 CD  

HAMEL Peter Michael

 

Quartet Part I

15’

1985-86

 

 

Quartet Part II

12’

1985-86

 

27 July 1986, Darmstadt

HARLEY James

String Quartet

1984

 

 

HARVEY Jonathan

Quartet No.1

18’

1977

CD

06 March 1979, Southampton

Quartet No.2

15’

1988-89

CD

17 March 1989, Brussels

Quartet No.3

18’

1995

CD

23 Jan 1996, Birmingham

Quartet No.4 with electronics

36’

2002-3

CD

11 March 2003, Brussels

HAUBENSTOCK-RAMATI Roman

 

Quartet No.1

variable

1973

 

 

Pluriel

1991

 

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

HAVEL Christoph Quartet 10’ 2004   20 Nov 2004, Bordeaux

HAYASHI Hikaru

Legend

12’

1987

CD

 

HEDSTROM Ase

Sortie

1987 (89)

 

 

HEININEN Paavo

Quartet, Op.32c

26’

1974

 

 

HENZE Hans Werner

Quartet No.1

19’

1947

CD

 

Quartet No.2

15’

1952

CD

 

Quartet No.3

19’

1975

CD

 

Quartet No.4

35’

1976

CD

 

Quartet No.5

26’

1976-77

CD

 

HERCHENRΦDER Martin

Quartet No. 1, Poems and Variations

11’

2000

 

22 Nov 2001, Siegen

HERCHET Jorg

 

Komposition I

26’

1979-80

CD

 

Komposition II

26’

1986

 

22 July 1990, Darmstadt

HERSHEY Sharon

Quartet

22’

1994

 

03 Nov 1994, Rotterdam

HEUSINGER Detlef

Pandora I & II

38’

1993-94

 

 

HEYN Volker

Sirenes

14’

1984

 

27 June 1984, La Rochelle

HIDALGO Manuel

Quartet No.3

11’

2000

 

12 Feb 2000, Stuttgart

HILDEBRANDT Johannes Bruchstuck VII 5.5’ 2009   16 April 2009, Weimar

HILLER Lejaren

Quartet No.6

23’

1972

 

 

HINDEMITH Paul

Quartet No.1 Op.2

35’

1915

 

04 Feb 1986, Trossingen

HINDEMITH Paul Quartet No.4 Op.22 25’ 1921    
HIRV Age Drouth 2005   17 July 2005, Metz

HOEG Torsten

Milleniature

2000

 

26 Feb 2000, Copenhagen

HΦLLER York

 

Antiphone (with tape)

17’

1976

CD

 

Quartet No.2

20’

1997

 

25 April 1998, Witten

HOLLIGER Heinz

String Quartet

27’

1973

 

 

HOLT Simon

The danger of the disappearance of things

20’

1989

 

 

HONETT Christopher Jon Broadcast for amplified quartet 4' 2005   02 April 2006, Cambridge US
HONG Sungji Quartet No.2 2005   19 March 2005, Tong Yeong

HOSOKAWA Toshio

 

 

Quartet No.2, Urbilder

14.5’

1980

CD

 

Landscape I

12.5’

1992

CD

21 May 1992, Tokyo

Silent Flowers

14’

1998

CD

17 Oct 1998, Donaueschingen

Floral Fairy

6.5' 2003 CD  
Blossoming 14’ 2007 CD  
Small river in distance 2014 CD 10 May 2014, Witten

HOVE Luc van

Quartet, Op.30

18’

1994

   

HOYER Ralf

Quartet No.2

13’

1980

 

 

HOYLAND Vic

Quartet Movement

1981

 

 

Quartet

15’

1985

 

08 Sept 1985, London (ICA)

HUBER Klaus

 

Quartet No.1, Moteti Cantiones

25’

1962-63

 

 

Quartet No.2, Von Zeit zu Zeit

19’

1984-85

 

 

HUBLER Klaus K.

Quartet No.1

20’

1977

vinyl

 

Quartet No.3, Dialektische Fantasie

12’

1984

vinyl

26 July 1984, Darmstadt

HUGUET Francisco Mas de mil luciernagas with electronics 2007   18 July 2007, Metz

HUI Cheung Wai

String Quartet No.2

19’

1996

 

 

HUREL Philippe Entre les lignes 20’ 2017   07 May 2017, Witten
HURTADO José Luis L'Ardito e quasi stridente gesto 12’ 2005 CD 02 April 2006, Cambridge US

HUS Walter

Quartet No.1

16’

1988

 

 

IBARRA Victor Crossing Lines 10’ 2010   12 March 2010, London

IBARRONDO Felix

Quartet No.2

21’

1997

 

 

ICHIYANAGI Toshi

Interspace

22’

1986

 

 

IKEBE Shin-Ichiro

Strata 1

1988

 

 

INGΣLFSSON Atli

HZH: Quartet No.1

17’

1998

CD

13 March 1999, Berlin

IOANNIDIS Iannis

Quartet

1971

 

 

IRELAND Kristian Clearing 13’ 2007   20 July 2007, Luxembourg
Clearing II 9.5’ 2008   10 July 2008, Darmstadt

ISAKSSON Madeleine

Strakvag

1990

 

 

ISHII Maki

Quartet, West-Gold-Autumn, Op.96

15’

1992

CD

21 May 1992, Tokyo

ITO Hiroyuki

String Quartet

16’

2002

 

15 June 2002, Takefu

IVES Charles

Quartet No.1

24’

1896

 

 

Scherzo

1903-04

CD

 

Quartet No.2

26’

1907-13

 

 

JACK Adrian

Quartet No.3

16’

1996

 

 

Quartet No.4

12’

1998-99

 

8 Feb 2001, London

08.02.01

2000

 

8 Feb 2001, London

JAKOBER Peter Quartet 10.5’ 2010    

JANACEK Leos

 

Quartet No.1, Kreutzer

18’

1923

 

 

Quartet No.2, Intimate Letters

26’

1928

 

 

JARRELL Michael

Zeitfragmente

20’

1997-98

 

25 April 1998, Witten

In Verastelten gedanken (nachlese VIIb) 19’ 20105   20 March, 2015, Caen

JAZYLBEKOVA Jamilia

…Si toutes les feuilles des arbres ιtaient des langues…

17’

1996/98

 

14 March 1999, Berlin

JIA Guoping

String Quartet

16’

1990

 

 

JIMENEZ Marisol Sed de Arcano 9.5’ 2004   28 March 2007 , Mexico City
JOHNSON Jenny Olivia Little lotte let her mind remember 6.5’ 2006   26 March 2006, New York

JOLAS Betsy

Quatuor III, 9 Etudes

18’

1973

 

 

JURGUTIS Vytautas V.

Ellipses

10.5' 2003   18 Oct 2003, Vilnius

KAGEL Mauricio

 

 

 

Quartet No.1

10’

1965

CD

 

Quartet No.2

10’

1967

CD

 

Quartet No.3

35’

1987

CD

19 June 1988, Oslo

Quartet No.4

26’

1993

 

20 Oct 1993, Antwerp

Variationen

1952 1996

 

16 June 2003, Aldeburg

KAHOWEZ Gunther

Feuerrose

1991

 

03 May 1992, Vienna

KAHRS Sven Lyder

Ein Hauch um Nichts

18’

2000

CD

14 Oct 2000, Oslo

KALIMOULLIN Rashid

Quartet No.4

13’

1994

 

 

KALITZKE Johannes

Six Covered Settings

25’

1999-2000

CD

6 May 2000, Witten

KALOGERAS Alexandros

Hierou

14’

1989

 

 

KANCHELI  Giya

Night Prayers (with tape)

30’

1992

 

 

KARLSTROM Jorgen No Art 15.5’ 2010   14 Sept 2010, Oslo

KATZER Georg

Quartet No.3

14’

1986

CD

15 May 1988, Dusseldorf

KELEMAN Milko

 

Motion

11’

1968

 

 

Splintery

13’

1977

 

 

KELTERBORN Rudolf Quartet No.7 Fragment 11.5’ 2013   15 March 2014, Bevilard

KEMPF Davorin

Contrapunctus I

13’

1986

CD

13 April 1987, Zagreb

KERSCHBAUMER Hannes corpo a corpo 12’ 2010   19 July 2010, Darmstadt
Abbozzo I-IV 13’ 2012   28 Sept 2012, Schwaz
KESSLER Thomas NGH WHT (with speaker) 30’ 2007   09 Nov 2007, Zurich
String Quartet with live electronics 24.5’ 2012   09 Feb 2013, Stuttgart
KISTERS Ludger Mäander with electronics 10.5’ 2007   18 July 2007, Metz

KMITOVA Jana

Quartet No.3 steile Brücken

20'

2003-04

 

08 June 2004, Takefu

KODALY Zoltan

Quartet No.2

18’

1916-18

 

 

KOENIG Gottfried M.

Quartet

12’

1987

 

24 June 1988, Pontina

KOERING Rene

Quartet No.2

15’

1974

 

08 Oct 1981, Venice

KONDO Jo

Hypsotony

1989

 

16 June 1989, London (Almeida)

KOS Bozidar

Quartet

19’

1982

 

 

KRAWCZYK Frank

Quartet No.1

18’

1993

 

03 Nov 1993, Paris

KRENEK Ernst

Quartet No.8, Op.233

26’

1980-81

 

 

KRΦLL Georg

Quartet

16’

1995-96

 

27 April 1997, Witten

KUPKOVIC Ladislav

Initiale

1991

CD

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

KURTAG Gyorgy

Quartet No.1

14’

1959

CD

 

Twelve Microludes, Op.13

1977

CD

 

Officium Breve, Op.28

12’

1989

CD

 

Aus den Ferne III

1991

CD

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

Aus den Ferne V

1999

 

26 June 1999, Munich

Moments Musicaux, Op.44 16’ 1999-2005    
Clov's last monologue 2014   10 May 2014, Witten

KURTAG Gyorgy senior and
KURTAG Gyorgy junior

Zwiegesprδch

25’

2000-02

 

4 May 2002, London (Purcell Room)

KYBURZ Hans Peter Quartet 18’ 2003-04