William Walton

William Walton (1902-1983)

Nationality: English
Born: March 29, 1902, Oldham Died: March 8, 1983, Ischia (age 81)

Piano Quartet in d minor

(for violin, viola, cello and piano)
6:31 I. Allegramente
5:10 II. Allegro scherzando
8:44 III. Andante tranquillo
8:49 IV. Allegro molto
Duration: 30 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1918-1921 (age 15-19)
Premiere: September 19, 1924. Liverpool
Revised: 1975 (age 72-73)
Note: First version completed in 1918. Revised in 1921 and again in 1974-5.
6 recordings, 24 videos
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6:18
English String Quartet, John McCabe
I. Allegramente
5:39
English String Quartet, John McCabe
II. Allegro scherzando
9:27
English String Quartet, John McCabe
III. Andante tranquillo
9:05
English String Quartet, John McCabe
IV. Allegro molto
6:28
Frith Piano Quartet
I. Allegramente
4:51
Frith Piano Quartet
II. Allegro scherzando
8:58
Frith Piano Quartet
III. Andante tranquillo
8:26
Frith Piano Quartet
IV. Allegro molto
6:53
Ames Piano Quartet
I. Allegramente
4:56
Ames Piano Quartet
II. Allegro scherzando
8:31
Ames Piano Quartet
III. Andante tranquillo
8:53
Ames Piano Quartet
IV. Allegro molto
6:40
Maggini Quartet, Donohoe
I. Allegramente
5:12
Maggini Quartet, Donohoe
II. Allegro scherzando
8:18
Maggini Quartet, Donohoe
III. Andante tranquillo
8:29
Maggini Quartet, Donohoe
IV. Allegro molto
6:52
Cappa Ensemble
I. Allegramente
5:18
Cappa Ensemble
II. Allegro scherzando
9:02
Cappa Ensemble
III. Andante tranquillo
9:05
Cappa Ensemble
IV. Allegro molto
5:35
Barry, et. al.
I. Allegramente
5:12
Barry, et. al.
II. Allegro scherzando
8:22
Barry, et. al.
III. Andante tranquillo
9:24
Barry, et. al.
IV. Allegro molto

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