Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet - The Last Days


  • Singer: Gavin Bryars
  • Album's title: The Last Days
  • Genre: Classical
  • Label: Argo ‎– 448 175-2
    Type: CD
    Country: Europe
    Date of released: 1995
    Category: Classical
    Style: Contemporary
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  • Size MP3 ZIP: 1411 mb
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Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet - The Last Days

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 String Quartet No. 1 ("Between The National And The Bristol")
Cello – Sîan Bell*Viola – Andrew Parker
21:54
Die Letzten Tage ("The Last Days")
2 Prelude (The Roman Ending) 4:08
3 I The Venetian Beginning 5:42
4 Intermezzo I 4:17
5 Intermezzo II 4:06
6 II The Corinthian Middle 8:27
7 String Quartet No. 2
Cello – Sîan Bell*Viola – Andrew Parker
23:46

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – The Maltings
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Copyright (c) – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Made By – PMDC, Germany
  • Published By – Schott & Co. Ltd.

Credits

  • Art Direction – David Smart
  • Design – Russell Warren-Fisher
  • Edited By – Jenni Whiteside, Sally Drew
  • Engineer – John Dunkerley, Michael Mailes
  • Ensemble – Balanescu Quartet*
  • Liner Notes [Translated By, German] – Andreas Klatt
  • Music By, Liner Notes – Gavin Bryars
  • Photography By [Cover] – Suzie Maeder
  • Producer – Andrew Cornall
  • Violin [I] – Alexander Balanescu
  • Violin [Ii] – Clare Connors

Notes

"String Quartet No. 1" composed 1985, commissioned by the Vienna Festival for the Arditti Quartet. Dedicated to Hazel Davies.
"Die Letzten Tage" composed 1992 for Alexander Balanescu and Clare Connors for the opening of the exhibition The Last Days in Seville 1992.
"String Quartet No. 2" composed 1990, commissioned by the Huddersfield Festival and the Balanescu Quartet.

Recorded at the Maltings Hall, Snape, 1-14 March 1995, in the presence of the composer.

English, French, German and Italian liner notes

℗ 1995 The Decca Record Company Limited, London
© 1995 The Decca Record Company Limited, London
Made in Germany by PMDC
Printed in Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 28944 81752 2
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L003
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0118
  • Matrix / Runout: 448 175-2 01 >
  • Matrix / Runout: MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC
  • Label Code: LC 0171
  • Rights Society: BIEM/Stemra
  • Other (Distribution Code): PY 925

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
448 175-2 Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet* Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet* - The Last Days ‎(CD, Club) Argo 448 175-2 US 1995
448 175-2 Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet* Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet* - The Last Days ‎(CD) Argo 448 175-2 US 1995
SACD 1136 Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet* Gavin Bryars, Balanescu Quartet* - The Last Days ‎(CD, Promo) Argo SACD 1136 US 1995

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