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Sibelius: String Quartet in E Flat Major - Theme and Variations in C Sharp Minor

Tempera Quartet

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1
Molto moderato - Scherzo, JS 134
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
4:15
2
(Scherzo) in B Minor (completed by Kalevi Aho)
Jean Sibelius; Kalevi Aho; Tempera Quartet
0:43
String Quartet in E Flat Major, JS 184  
3
I. Allegro
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
8:56
4
II. Andante molto
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
2:46
5
III. Scherzo. Allegretto
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
1:28
6
IV. Vivace
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
4:27
4 Themes  
7
G Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:40
8
E Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:19
9
A Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:29
10
E Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:16
3 Pieces  
11
Alla marcia in E Minor, JS 16
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:58
12
Presto in F Major, JS 154
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:55
13
Theme and Variations in G Minor, JS 197
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
1:26
14
Allegretto in D Major, JS 20
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
2:12
15
Andantino in C Major, JS 39
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
3:06
16
Theme and Variations in C Sharp Minor, JS 195 (completed by Kalevi Aho)
Jean Sibelius; Kalevi Aho; Tempera Quartet
6:20
33 Small Pieces  
17
E Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:13
18
A Minor - C Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:20
19
F Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:13
20
A Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:28
21
A Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:46
22
F Sharp Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:25
23
F Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:20
24
G Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:30
25
A Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:20
26
E Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:49
27
A Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:17
28
C Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:52
29
E Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:33
30
C Minor - E Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:19
31
E Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:18
32
D Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:36
33
C Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:29
34
B Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:50
35
D Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:29
36
A Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:39
37
A Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:42
38
B Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
1:08
39
F Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:58
40
E Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:42
41
Moderato in G Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:23
42
Allegretto in A Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:18
43
Presto in C Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:10
44
Andante in C Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:26
45
Andantino in D Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:17
46
Alla marcia in E Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:22
47
Andante in E Flat Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:20
48
Andantino in A Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:17
49
Moderato in D Major
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:55
Allegro in G Minor  
50
(Allegro) in G Minor
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
0:32
51
Andante - Allegro molto in D Major, JS 32
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
6:17
52
Andante molto sostenuto in B Minor, JS 37
Jean Sibelius; Tempera Quartet
7:40
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    70:29
“Throughout the collection, the Tempera Quartet plays beautifully, enthusiastically conveying its sense of discovery. As usual BIS provides bracingly realistic recorded sound, making this disc a choice item for Sibelius fans.”
- Victor Carr Jr, ClassicsToday.com

Full of never-before-recorded gems, this release from the Tempera Quartet brings together fragments and full works by Sibelius in the medium of the string quartet. Written early in the composer's career, works such as the String Quartet in E Flat Major, JS 184 give a unique insight into the development of Sibelius's skills and style, and are all performed with a light touch and a sense of roundness by the Tempera Quartet.
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