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Ruth Crawford Seeger

Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953)

Nationality: American
Born: July 3, 1901, East Liverpool, Ohio Died: November 18, 1953, Chevy Chase, Maryland (age 52)

String Quartet 1931

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
3:14 I. Rubato assai
2:09 II. Leggiero
4:11 III. Andante
2:04 IV. Allegro possible
Duration: 10 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1931 (age 29-30)
4 recordings, 16 videos
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3:27
Pacifica Quartet
I. Rubato assai
2:04
Pacifica Quartet
II. Leggiero
4:18
Pacifica Quartet
III. Andante
2:14
Pacifica Quartet
IV. Allegro possible
3:18
Spektral Quartet
I. Rubato assai
2:12
Spektral Quartet
II. Leggiero
3:54
Spektral Quartet
III. Andante
2:03
Spektral Quartet
IV. Allegro possible
3:06
Pellegrini Quartet
I. Rubato assai
2:15
Pellegrini Quartet
II. Leggiero
4:04
Pellegrini Quartet
III. Andante
2:02
Pellegrini Quartet
IV. Allegro possible
3:13
Marijke van Kooten, Helen Hulst, Karin Dolman, Hans Woudenberg
I. Rubato assai
2:05
Marijke van Kooten, Helen Hulst, Karin Dolman, Hans Woudenberg
II. Leggiero
4:18
Marijke van Kooten, Helen Hulst, Karin Dolman, Hans Woudenberg
III. Andante
2:01
Marijke van Kooten, Helen Hulst, Karin Dolman, Hans Woudenberg
IV. Allegro possible

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Born: December 14, 1886, Mexico City Died: February 7, 1979, Bridgewater, CT (age 92)
Vivian Fine (1913-2000)
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Nationality: American
Born: September 28, 1913, Chicago Died: March 20, 2000, Bennington, VT (age 86)