Tag Archives: Strings

British Music for Strings III

Collection of string works by female British composers, Romantic to modern. Play!

Dancing on Glass

Varying, nice string chamber pieces by women composers, all contemporary.


Nice mix of contemporary works for string trio, also modern and baroque together. Play!

Playing on the Edge

The Sirius Quartet performs these new works that can be abrupt, but still gracious. Play!


Very interesting contemporary string quartets. Smart’s jazzy and beautiful. Play most!

Ullman, Krasa, Schulfhoff, Haas

Bennewitz Quartet performs works by these Czech composers, all perished by the Nazis. Intense, sad, nice.

Borodin, Weinberg, Shostakovich

String quartets by 3 composers performed by the Dragon Quartet, from the Romantic and modern eras. Weinberg’s String Quartet No. 5 in B fl maj. particularly lovely. Play!

Debussy and Ravel–Strings Quartets

The Jerusalem Quartet performs two string quartets, both recognizable and wonderful, by Ravel and Debussy. Play!

Songs & Dances

American works for ensemble with strings, flute or oboe. Play!

Dvorak, Janacek, Martinu–String Works

Beautiful Slavic works for string orchestra. Dvorak’s well known. Play!