Repertoire 2005 – 2006

Partners

  • PIANO: Nicholas Ashton, James Clapperton, Leslie Howard, Robert Markham, Jill Morton, Martin Roscoe
  • VIOLIN: Cheryl Crocket
  • VIOLA: Jessica Beeston, Scott Dickinson
  • CELLO: Dierdre Cooper, Alison Lawrence, Moray Welsh
  • DOUBLE BASS: Paul Spiers
  • CLARINET: John Cushing

sample programmes

Programme 1:

  • Mozart Adagio & Fugue K546
  • Tippett Quartet No 2
  • Michael Haydn Notturno (Quintet)
  • Mozart String Quintet in D K593

Programme 2:

  • Mozart Divertimento in B flat K137
  • Schumann Piano Quartet
  • Shostakovich Piano Quintet

Programme 3:

  • Mozart String Quartet in C major K465, “Dissonance”
  • Shostakovich String Quartet No 8 in C minor Op 110
  • Shostakovich String Quartet No 7 in F sharp minor, Opus 108
  • Mozart String Quartet in D major K499, “Hoffmeister”

Programme 4:

  • Mozart Divertimento for String Trio K563
  • Shostakovich Quartet No 15

Programme 5:

  • Mozart Clarinet Quintet
  • Seiber Quartet No 2
  • Shostakovich Quartet No 12

Programme 6:

  • Schumann Quartet in A Opus 41 No 3
  • Tippett Quartet No 1
  • Mozart Quartet K 169
  • Shostakovich Quartet No 2

Programme 7:

  • Beethoven Quartet in E flat Opus 74 “The Harp”
  • Frank Bridge Quartet No 1
  • Britten Quartet No 3

Repertoire performed in the 2004/5 and 2005/6 seasons

  • Amy BEACH: Quartet for Strings (in one movement) Opus 89
  • BEETHOVEN: Quartets Op 18.3 / Op 59.3 / Op 74 / Op 95 / Op 135 / String Trio Op 9.3
  • BRAHMS: Quartet in B flat / Quintet in F minor (arranged for string quintet)
  • BRIDGE: Quartet No 1, 3 Idylls
  • BRITTEN: Quartet No 3
  • BRUCH: Quartets No 1 and No 2
  • BRUCKNER: String Quintet
  • Katrina BURTON: Floating sculptures
  • CHAUSSON: Quartet
  • CHOPIN: Etude Op 25 No11 arr Balakirev
  • James CLAPPERTON: The Great Divorce (1990)
  • Robert CRAWFORD: Quartet No 2 / Piano Quintet (world premiere)
  • DEBUSSY: Quartet
  • Kenneth DEMPSTER: String Quartet No 4 (“The Cold Dancer”) (EQ commission and world premiere)
  • DVORAK: Quartets in C/A flat/Two Waltzes
  • FRANCK: Violin Sonata / String Quartet / Piano Quintet
  • HANS GAL: Quartets 1-4/Five Pieces/Introduction Variations and Finale on a theme of Mozart
  • Graham HAIR: String Quartet with Obbligato Voices (EQ commission and world premiere)
  • Edward HARPER: Three Folk Song Settings (The Lowlands of Holland/The Ash rove/Mairies Wedding)
  • HAYDN: Op 50 Nos 1-6/ Op 54 no 2 / Op 64 no 5 / Op 103 / Seven Last Words
  • Michael HAYDN: Notturno (Quintet)
  • IVES: String Quartet No 1
  • KIM-HO IP: “In Contact”
  • EARL of KELLY: Violin Duo/Quartets is A and C minor
  • Kenneth LEIGHTON: Quartet No 2/Piano Quintet
  • LISZT: Angelus/Am Grab Richard Wagners
  • Elisabeth LUTYENS: String Quartet No 6 Opus 25
  • J B McEWEN: Quartets in A “Biscay” and A minor, “Threnody” (Quartet No 5), Fantasy Quintet
  • MAXWELL DAVIS: “Naxos” Quartet No 1
  • Haftor MEDBØE: Suite for saxophone, guitar, trombone, percussion and string quartet
  • MENDELSSOHN: Quartets in E flat and F minor / Quintet in B flat/Sextet in D Opus 110
  • MOZART: Quartets K169, K465, K499, K590, / Adagio & Fugue K546/ Eine Kleine Nachtmusik/ Divertimento in B flat K137/ Divertimento for String Trio K563/ String Quintet in D K593/ Piano Quartet in G minor / Piano Concerto in A K414 / Clarinet Quintet.
  • ANOTHAI NITIBHON: Music for Double Bass and String Quartet
  • PUCCINI: Crisantemi
  • RAVEL: Quartet
  • Konstantinos REKLEITIS: String Quartet
  • Alan RAWSTHORNE: Piano Quintet
  • SCHOENBERG: Quartet in D (1897)
  • SCHUBERT: Quarttsatz / Quartet in G / Quintet in C
  • SCHUMANN: Quartet in A Opus 41 No 3 / Piano Quartet / Piano Quintet
  • SEIBER: Quartets 1,2,3
  • SHETKY: Quartet
  • SHNITTKE: Piano Quintet
  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Quartets Nos 2, 7 & 8, 12, 15 / Piano Quintet / Octet
  • R STRAUSS: Two Pieces
  • William SWEENEY: String Quartet no 3
  • Naresh SOHAL: String Quartet No 2 (EQ commission and world premiere)
  • STENHAMMER: String Quartet No 3 Opus 18
  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Quartets in D, E flat minor, Sextet “Souvenir de Florence”
  • TIPPET: Quartets No 1 and 2
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Quartet in A minor
  • Julian WAGSTAFF: “Treptow” for string quartet / Piano Quintet
  • WALTON: Quartet
  • Judith WEIR: String Quartet (1990)
  • WOLF: Italian Serenade
  • XENAKIS: Tetora/Akea
  • ZEMLINSKY: Two Pieces for String Quintet

Scottish Works

Quartets by Kenneth Leighton, Hans Gal, Robert Crawford, Edward Harper, Kenneth Dempster, Stuart MacRae, Peter Nelson, James Clapperton, Peter Maxwell Davies, James MacMillan, Thomas Wilson, J B McEwen, Alexander Mackenzie.