George Enescu

George Enescu (1881-1955)

Nationality: Romanian
Born: August 19, 1881, Liveni Vîrnav, Romania Died: May 3, 1955, Paris, France (age 73)

String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 22, No. 2

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
5:36 I. Molto moderato
8:27 II. Andante molto sostenuto ed espressivo
3:45 III. Allegretto non troppo mosso
7:34 IV. Con moto molto moderato, energico
Duration: 26 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1950-1951 (age 68-70)
Premiere: February 7, 1954. Boston. Stradivarius Quartet
Published: 1956
4 recordings, 13 videos
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5:58
Ad Libitum Quartet
I. Molto moderato
9:20
Ad Libitum Quartet
II. Andante molto sostenuto ed espressivo
4:02
Ad Libitum Quartet
III. Allegretto non troppo mosso
8:12
Ad Libitum Quartet
IV. Con moto molto moderato, energico
5:21
Quatuor Enesco
I. Molto moderato
7:42
Quatuor Enesco
II. Andante molto sostenuto ed espressivo
3:17
Quatuor Enesco
III. Allegretto non troppo mosso
7:00
Quatuor Enesco
IV. Con moto molto moderato, energico
5:30
Voces Quartet
I. Molto moderato
8:18
Voces Quartet
II. Andante molto sostenuto ed espressivo
3:57
Voces Quartet
III. Allegretto non troppo mosso
7:29
Voces Quartet
IV. Con moto molto moderato, energico
27:20
Ad Libitum Quartet (complete)

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