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Composer

Work

Duration

Date

Recorded on

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PALERMO Dario The Difference Engine for amplified string quartet, mezzo-soprano and real time electronics 28’ 2010-11 CD  
PANISELLO Fabian 3 Pieces 20.5’ 2006   08 September 2006, Takefu
PAPAVASILOPOULOS Sophocles A Clean Kill

3'

2006   26 March 2006, New York

PAPE Gerard

Quartet No.1, Fire and Ice

1983-4

   

Quartet No.2, Vortex

12’

1988-89

CD

11 March 1989, AnnArbor, MI

Le Fleuve du Desir (with tape)

13’

1994

CD

02 Dec 1994, Paris

PAREDES Hilda

U Yu T’an

15’

1997-98

CD

27 Sept 1998 Rouen

Cuerdas del Destino 18’ 2008 CD 05 Oct 2008, Parma
Bitacora Capilar 16.5’ 2013   26 April 2014, London
Hacia una Bitacora Capilar 8.5’ 2013-14 CD 10 May 2014, Witten
PARRA Hector

Leaves of Reality

11.5’ 2006-07   08 May 2007, Valencia
Quartet No.2 Fragments on Fragility 13.5’ 2008-09 CD 25 April 2009, Witten

PΔRT Arvo

Psalom

1991

CD

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

PASCAL Robert

Quartet No.1 Les Faibles Lueurs

22’

1994-95

 

30 March 1995, Lyon

PASQUOTI Corrado

Quartet, i reflessi

1983

   
PATTAR Frederic Quartet No.2 18.5’ 2006    

PAUSET Brice

Quartet No.1

19’

1993

   
  Quartet No.3 ...ecrit-recit 23’ 2001 rev.2014   06 May 2014, Dijon
PELZEL Michael vers le vent 16.5’ 2011-12   11 Nov 2012, Zurich

PENDERECKI Krzysztof

Quartet No.1

1960

   

Quartet No.2

1968

   

Der Unterbrochene Gedanke

1988

   

PEREZZANI Paolo

Quartet No.1 (with live electronics)

22’

1996

 

19 June 1996, Milan

PERNES Thomas

Quartet No.3

16’

1990

 

23 May 1991, Vienna

PINNOCK Naomi Quartet No.2 13’ 2011-12 CD 29 April 2012, Witten

PINTSCHER Matthias

Quartet No.4, Ritratto di Gesualdo

26’

1992

CD

 

Figura II / Frammento

1997

CD

27 Aug 1997, Salzburg

Figura IV

2000

CD

09 Feb 2000, Cologne

Study IV for Treatise on the Veil 19’ 2008    

PLATZ Robert H P

Quartet No.1, Zeitstrahl

16’

1986

CD

24 June 1987, Cologne

Quartet No.2, Tau

23.5’

1999

 

04 Nov 1999, Cologne

Streichquartett Nr.3 Strings 19’ 2008/2012   06 July 2012, Cologne
PLEIN Nadja Seven White Flowers 11’ 2007   16.2.08 London

POHJOLA Seppo

Quartet No. 3

13.5’

2000

   

POMARICO Emilio

Quartet No.1

11’

1985

 

08 Dec 1986, Turin

Quartet No.2, Silent. As the cyclone of silence

49’

1986-91

 

27 April 2002, Witten

POPPE Enno Tier 14.5’ 2002    
PORTERA Andrea Grado   2013   05 October 2013, Venice

POSADAS Alberto

A silentii sonitu

18’

1994

 

01 June 2001, Lisbon

POTTER Steve More and More 10.5’ 2010   19 July 2010, Darmstadt

POUSSEUR Henri

Ode

17’

1960-61

   

Mnemosyne Obstinee, Quartet No.2 (with mezzo-soprano ad lib.)

17’

1988-89

 

23 June 1989, London (Almeida)

POWELL Jonathan

Quartet No.2

28’

2001-2003

 

02 June 2003, Oxford

PRITCHARD Alwynne

Nocturnal

12’

1995

 

22 Oct 1995, London (ICA)

PROKOFIEV Serge

Quartet No.1

24’

1931

   

PRΦVE Bernfried

Quartet No.5

2002

CD

19 July 2002, Avignon

PROVOST Serge

Ventis-Arboris-Vocis

18’

1998

 

30 Jan 1999, Paris

PUUMALA Veli-Matti

Quartet

27.5’

1994

   
QUAYLE Matthew Sweet Insanity 2006   26 March 2006, New York

RADULESCU Horatiu

Infinite to be cannot be Infinite, Op.33 (with tape)

49’

1976-87

CD

29 June 1987, London (Almeida)

Practicing Eternity

20’

1993

 

23 Sept 1993 Strasbourg

RAMOS Ramom

Pas Encore

11’

1979

CD

 

RANDS Bernard

Cuarderno

13’

1974-75

   

RASEGHI Andraes

Kammerquartett

11’

1982-84

   

RASMUSSEN Karl Aage

Solos and Shadows

21’

1983

CD

 

Surrounded by Scales

17’

1985

CD

04 Aug 1985, Lerchenborg

Quartet No.4, Still

21’

1989

   
RATNIECE Santa Alveoles   2005    

RAVEL Maurice

Quartet

29’

1903

   

REA John

Objects Perdus

17’

1992

 

05 March 1992, Toronto

REDGATE Roger

Quartet No.1

10’

1983

 

26 July 1984, Darmstadt

Quartet No.2

1985

 

29 Sept 1985, Venice

Quartet No.3 11’ 2008   16.2.08 London

REUTTER Hans Peter

Quartet No.1

15’

1985-86

   
REVUELTAS Silvestre Quartet No.4  Música de Feria 1932    

REYNOLDS Roger

Coconino… a shattered landscape

19’

1985

CD

10 Nov 1985, London (Almeida)

Visions

32’

1991-2

CD

27 May 1992, Tokyo

Ariadne’s Thread (with tape)

17’

1994

CD

02 Dec 1994, Paris

Not Forgotten 25’ 2009   23 April 2010, Witten

RICHARD Andrι

Quartet No.1

16’

1981

 

27 Jan 1983, Geneva

RICHTER DE VROE Nicolaus

Quartet

15’

1984

   

RIHM Wolfgang

Quartet in D minor

1966

   

Quartet No.0

18’

1968

 

13 Sept 1997, Berlin

Quartet No.3, Im Innersten

25’

1976

CD

 

Quartet No.5, Ohne Titel

27’

1983

CD

09 Dec 1983, Brussels

Quartet No.6, Blaubuch

45’

1984

 

14 June 1986, Frankfurt

Anhang, Zwischenblick ‘Selbsthenker’

1983-84

   

Quartet No.7

22’

1985

   

Quartet No.8

15’

1988

CD

17 Jan 1989, Milan

Zwischen den Zeilen

1991

CD

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

Quartettsatz No.9

25’

1992-93

   

Quartet No.10

24’

1993-97

 

20 Sept 1997, Berlin

Fetzen

1999

 

23 June 1999, Munich

Quartet No.12

14’

2000-01

CD  

Fetzen II

2002

 

17 May 2002, Insel Hombroich

Grave - In Memoriam Thomas Kakuska 18’ 2005    
Akt for Mezzo-Soprano and string quartet 20.5’ 2006 CD 21 May 2006, Amsterdam
Akt und Tag for Mezzo-Soprano and string quartet 25’ 2006 CD 21 Oct 2006, Donaueschingen
Quartet No.13 24’ 2011   19 Jan 2012, Paris
In Verbundenheit 3.5’ 2014 CD 10 May 2014, Witten

RILEY Terry

G – Song

11’

1973

   

RIMOLDI Paolo

Die Welt wird traum II

14’

1988 rev 1993    
RIO-PAREJA Jose Tempus Fluidum 11.5’ 2006   23 Feb 2008, Barcelona
ROBERTS Adam Tangled Symmetries 9.5’ 2006 CD 02 Apr 2006, Cambridge, US
ROCHA Manuel Tetraktis 19.5’ 2007  

31 March 2007, Mexico City

ROCHBERG George

Quartet No.1

30’

1952

   

RODRIGUES Eugιnio Manuel

Mata Hari

11’

1992

CD

 

ROJCO Uros

Quartet

15’

1984

   
ROMITELLI Fausto Natura morte con fiamme for quartet and electronics 10’ 1991    

ROSENZWEIG Michael

Quartet No.2

28’

1989

 

16 June 1995, London

ROSLAVETZ Nicolas

Music for String Quartet

17’

1916

   

Quartet No.3

10’

1920

   

ROSS Valerie

Quartet No.1

13’

1992

 

20 July 1992, Darmstadt

ROSSI Alejandro Iglesias Quipus for amplified quartet 9.5’ 2002    

RUEDA Jesús

Quartet No.1  La Esencia Subita

15’

1990

CD

22 Oct 1992, Cologne

Quartet No.2  Desde las Sombras 23’ 2003 CD    
Quartet No.3  Islas 24’  2002-04 CD 29 Sept 2004, Alicante

RUZDJAK Mario

Before the Snow

12’

1984

   

RUZICKA Peter

Quartet No.1, Introspezione

11’

1970

CD

 

Quartet No.2, Fragment, 5 Epigramme

1990

CD

 

Klangschatten

1991

CD

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

Quartet No.3, άber ein Verschwinden

24’

1992

CD

05 April 1993 Cologne

Quartet No.4 ...sich verlierend (with speaker) 21’ 1996 CD 14 Oct 1997, Cologne

Quartet No.5, Sturz

15’

2004

CD

17 Nov 2004, Vienna

RYAN Jeff Quartet No.2  Slash 17.5’ 2004   02 Dec 2004, Toronto

SAARIAHO Kaija

Nymphea (with electronics)

20’

1987

CD

 
  Terra Memoria 20’ 2006    

SACKMAN Nicholas

Quartet

18’

1978-79

 

28 Nov 1979, Birmingham

SAMMOUTIS Evis Rhymes 8.5’ 2011-12   14 July 2012, Edenkoben

SANDSTROM Sven-David

Behind

14’

1981

 

03 June 1982, Stockholm

Farewell

18’

1985

 

09 March 1987, Helsinki

SAUNDERS James Interspersed sometimes with weeds and brambles variable 2013   01 Dec 2013, Luxembourg

SAUNDERS Rebecca

Quartet

14’

1997

 

02 Oct 1997, Graz

Fletch (Quartet No.2) 15’ 2012 CD 05 Oct 2012, Graz
SAXTON Robert Quartet No.3 19’ 2009-11   10 May 2011, London

SCELSI Giacinto

Quartet No.1

32’

1944

CD

 

Quartet No.2

22’

1961

CD

 

Quartet No.3

20’

1963

CD

 

Quartet No.4

10’

1964

CD

 

Quartet No.5

1984

CD

12 Dec 1985, Rome

SCHAATHUN Asbjørn Replicas and Gilded Frames for quartet with electronics   2006-07   6 Aug 2007, Bodø

SCHAEFFER Boguslav

Quartet No.7

17’

1997

 

29 Aug 1997, Schwaz

6 Etudes

7.5’

1999

 

31 Aug 1999, Schwaz

SCHAFER R. Murray

Quartet No.1

16’

1970

   

Quartet No.3

27’

1981

   
SCHIPHORST Iris ter Aus Liebe 20’ 2013 rev. 2015    

SCHMIDT Mia

Mondwein

10’

1985

 

18 July 1986, Darmstadt

SCHNITTKE Alfred

Quartet No.1

19’

1966

   

Kanon

1971

   

Quartet No.2

25’

1980

CD

 
Quartet No.3 16’ 1983    

Quartet No.4

37’

1989

   
SCHOELLER Philippe Operspective Holderlin for soprano, quartet and live electronics 38.5’ 2008-09   19 June 2009, Paris

SCHOENBERG Arnold

Quartet in D major

26’

1897

CD

 

Scherzo

1897

CD

 

Presto

1896-97

CD

 

Quartet No.1 D minor, Op.7

44’

1904-5

CD

 

Quartet No.2 F# minor, Op.10

30’

1907-8

CD

 

Quartet No.3, Op.30

30’

1927

CD

 

Quartet No.4, Op.37

32’

1936

CD

 

SCHURIG Wolfram

Hot Powdery Snow

15’

1995

   

SCHWENDINGER Laura

Quartet in 3 movements

18’

2001

 

 24 January 2003 Boston

SCHWER Cornelius

Attacca

17’

1994-96

CD

27 April 1997, Witten

SCHWERTSIK Kurt

Quartet No.1, Op.4

12’

1960

   

Skizzen und Entwόrfe

18’

1974

vinyl

 

Baumgesang

1991

 

18 Nov 1991, Vienna

Wake Op.70

1994    

Ganesha's Walkabout Op.76

15’

1997-98

 

13 Sept 1998, Berlin

Boltenstern Quartet Op.78

9.5’

1998

 

18 November 2000, Krems

SCIARRINO Salvatore

6 Quartetti brevi

15’

1991-92

CD

25 March 1992, Rovereto

Quartetto No.7

8.5’

1999

   

SCODANIBBIO Stefano

Visas

15’

1985-87

CD

03 July 1987, Macerata

Altri Visas

24’

2000-01

 

12 May 2001, Venice

Lugares que pasan
17' 1999    
Mas lugares (on Monteverdi's Madrigali) 18' 2003    
SERKSNYTE Raminta Mirages 2005   17 July 2005, Metz

SETER Mordecai

Quartet No. 4

12’

1977

   

SHAPIRA Arie

String Quartet

1997

 

17 Oct 1998, Donaueschingen

SHCHETINSKY Alexander

The Preacher’s Word (with soprano)

13’

1991

 

09 July 1992, Fribourg

SHIN Soo-Jung

Drei Langsame Satze

11’

2000

   
SHOOT Eliyahu Passage 9.5’ 2006   02 Apr 2006, Cambridge, US

SHOSTAKOVICH Dimitri

Quartet No.14, Op.142

27’

1973

   

SIERRA Roberto

Tiempo Muerto

1978

 

02 July 1986, London (Almeida)

Memorias Tropicales

15’

1985

   
SIGHICELLI Samuel Laius 12’ 2007   9 November 2007, Zurich
SILVESTROV Valentin Quartetto Piccolo 1961    
Quartet No.1 18’ 1974  rev. 1990    
SIMAKU Thomà Radius 16’ 2002         

SIMMARANO Vincenzo

Quartet No.1

17’

1986

 

05 Sept 1987, Como

SISKIND Paul

Delusions of Grandeur

1988

 

08 March 1989, New York

SKLAR Jesse Quartet No.2 2006   26 March 2006, New York

SMALLEY Roger

Quartet

18’

1978-79

   

SMITH-BRINDLE Reginald

Quartet

15’

1958

   
SMOLKA Martin For a Buck 2004   23 May 2004, Brno
SOH Diana (Ro)ob(ta)ject(tions) 2007 rev. 2010   12 March 2010, London

SOHAL Naresh

Chiaroscuro II

14’

1976

   

SORENSEN Bent

Alman

14’

1983-84

CD

 

Adieu

1986

CD

 

Angels Music

15’

1987-88

CD

16 Nov 1988, Copenhagen

The Lady of Shalott      

6' 

1987, 1993

   

Schreie und Melancholie

23’

1993-94

 

22 Oct 1995, London (ICA)

SOUSTER Tim

Quartet, Hambledon Hill

15’

1985

 

17 Nov 1985, London (Almeida)

SPAHLINGER Mathias

Apo Do

12’

1982

CD

 

SPEACH Bernadette

Pentamenta

32’

1982

 

13 March 1988, Buffalo

Les Ondes

10’

1988

CD

07 Aug 1988, Darmstadt

SRNKA Mirek String Quartet 9.5’ 2003-04 CD 23 May 2004 Brno

STAEBLER Gerhard

Strike the Ear

13’

1988

CD

26 Nov 1988, Essen

STALVEY Dorrance

String Quartet

15’

1989

CD

29 Jan 1990 Los Angeles

STAUD Johannes Maria Dichotomie 17.5’ 1998    
Stringendo 3’ 2014 CD 10 May 2014, Witten

STAUDE Christoph

Quartet No.1

18’

1986

 

17 Sept 1987, Turin

Quartet No.2

15’

1990

 

07 June 1990 Insel Hombroich

Quartet No.4

15’

1997

 

 

STEEN-ANDERSEN Simon Quartet 12’ 1999    

STEINAUER Mathias

3 Skizzen

1986-2003

 

6 December 2003, Lugano

STEINBERG Carolyn

Quartet No.1

12’

1985

 

20 July 1986, Darmstadt

STEINKE Gόnther

Vereinzelt, gebannt - eine Wegbeschreibung

19’

1999-2000

 

6 May 2000, Witten

STOCKHAUSEN Karlheinz

Helikopter – Streichquartett (part of Mittwoch from Licht)

32’

1992-93

CD

26 June 1995, Amsterdam

STRAVINSKY Igor

Concertino

1920

   

Three Pieces

1914

   

Double Canon

1959

   

STROPPA Marco

Spirali

22’

1987-88

CD

 

Un Segno nello spatio

16’

1992

 

11 June 1992, Reggio Emilia

La vita Immobile (movements 1-4) 10’ 2014 CD 10 May 2014, Witten

STUPPNER Hubert

Quartet

22’

1984

vinyl

20 Sept 1984, Bolzano

SWAYNE Giles

Quartet No.2

22’

1977

   
SZÖLLÖSY Andrαs Quartet 22.5’  1988    

SZYMANSKI Pawel

2 Pieces

13’

1982