Nikos Skalkottas

Nikos Skalkottas (1904-1949)

Nationality: Greek
Born: March 21, 1904, Halkis, Evia Died: September 19, 1949, Athens (age 45)

Zehn Stücke [10 Pieces] for String Quartet

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
I. Sinfonia. Allegro giusto - Agitato
II. Concerto. Vivace
III. Passacaglia. Moderato molto
IV. Suita. Allegro moderato
V. Concertino. Allegretto con grazia
VI. Serenata. Andantino
VII. Ragtime. Tempo di Ragtime
VIII. Notturno. Molto espressivo
IX. Capriccio. Vivacissimo (ritmato)
X. Rondo. Presto
Duration: 20 minutes (approximately)
Composed: c. 1940 (age 35-36)

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