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Thomas Adès, Per Norgård, Hans Abrahamsen ()

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Thomas Adès, Per Norgård, Hans Abrahamsen - Danish String Quartet
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  1. Arcadiana, for string quartet, Op. 12
  2. String Quartet No. 1 "Quartetto breve"
  3. Preludes (10), string quartet No. 1
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The Danish String Quartet has had some wildly original programming ideas; here they settle for just a well-thought-out set of contemporary pieces. All three of these string quartets are early works by composers who have since gone on to renown; at the time of the album's 2016 release, Hans Abrahamsen was gaining lots of attention from well beyond his native Denmark. The listener is apt to be struck by how well the two outer works on the program go together; even though Thomas Adès' Arcadiana for string quartet, Op. 12, has ...