Leon Kirchner

Leon Kirchner (1919-2009)

Nationality: American | Jewish
Born: January 24, 1919, Brooklyn, NY Died: September 17, 2009, New York (age 90)

String Quartet No. 1

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
5:15 I. Allegro ma non troppo
4:37 II. Adagio
3:14 III. Divertimento
5:56 IV. Adagio
Duration: 19 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1949 (age 29-30)
Premiere: March 26, 1950. Museum of Modern Art, New York City. Juilliard Quartet
Dedication: To Roger Sessions
3 recordings, 9 videos
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20:42
Telegraph Quartet
5:14
Boston Composers String Quartet
I. Allegro ma non troppo
4:46
Boston Composers String Quartet
II. Adagio
3:10
Boston Composers String Quartet
III. Divertimento
5:45
Boston Composers String Quartet
IV. Adagio
5:15
Orion String Quartet
I. Allegro ma non troppo
4:28
Orion String Quartet
II. Adagio
3:17
Orion String Quartet
III. Divertimento
6:07
Orion String Quartet
IV. Adagio

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