Foghorn Classics Archive
“apotheosis, vol. 2” = MOZART: The Piano Quartets – Joyce Yang, Alexander String Quartet – Foghorn Classics `
“apotheosis, vol. 2” = MOZART: The Piano Quartets – Joyce Yang, p/ Alexander String Quartet – Foghorn Classics CD2018, 1:04:09 [Dist. by Naxos] *****: I love the Alexander String Quartet; it would be unfair to call them throwbacks, for that suggests that they live in the past with little interest in string progression and modern […]
“Patagon” = CINDY COX: Elegy for Solo Violin; Columba aspexit; Patagon – Alexander String Q. – Foghorn Classics
An enlivening release by an enlightened composer sets the stage for some great listening.
BRAHMS: String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat; No. 2 in G; String Quintet No. 1 in F; No. 2 in G – Alexander String Q. – Foghorn Classics
Secondary Brahms? Is there such a thing? Yes there is, but readings like this do a lot to dispel such notions
Our March drawing/giveaway is for five new three-CD albums from San Francisco’s Foghorn Classics label. They are of the complete six Bartók String Quartets plus the two by Kodály, played by the sensational Alexander String Quartet. Here is our rave review of the album. Steven Ritter said they may be the best ever of these […]
Foghorn Classics and Allegro Distributors have donated five copies of the three-CD package The Complete String Quartets of Bartok & Kodaly. The Alexander String Quartet’s sense of natural communications seems to make the Bartók Quartets less difficult, and our reviewer raved about the set. This San Francisco label was founded in 1994 by the Alexander String […]
This is an essential recording, maybe the best ever of these important works.
GERSHWIN: Porgy & Bess Selections; Lullaby for String Quartet; KERN: All the Things You Are; The Way You Look Tonight; Bill; The Song is You; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; Once in a Blue Moon – Joan Enric Lluna, clar./ Alexander String Q.– Foghorn Classics
Wait! Don’t skip this review—these performances will surprise and delight you!