GINASTERA String Quartets

Podcast: Voice from Argentina: Alberto Ginastera and his String Quartets

A podcast introduction to the string quartets of Argentinean composer Alberto Ginastera, and a new recording with the Enso Quartet and soprano Lucy Shelton. Album details… Catalogue No.: Naxos 8.570780 Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 27.5MB)

Villa-Lobos The Complete String Quartets

Podcast: Heartbeat of Brazil – The String Quartets of Villa Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos was one of the most prolific composers of all time. Along the way he wrote 17 string quartets. This podcast is an introduction to these quartets, and to a Dorian box set featuring the complete string quartets with … Read More →

Ge Gan-Ru Fall of Baghdad

Podcast: Ge Gan-ru’s String Quartets – Fu, Angel Suite & Fall of Baghdad

Ge Gan-ru was the first avant garde composer in China, and now lives in the United States. In this podcast, he discusses his journey – from China to America, and from traditional Chinese music to being at the forefront of … Read More →


Podcast: Four American Quartets

A podcast look at this new recording by the Fine Arts Quartet of four string quartets by American composers: Ralph Evans, Philip Glass, George Antheil and Bernard Hermann. Album details… Catalogue No.: Naxos 8.559354 Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 13.7MB)