Charles Ives 2nd String Quartet/Alan Hovhaness: "Lousadzak" Concerto The Walden String Quartet (1967) CD
"This item is part of the Folkways archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included."
Charles Ives is one of the most important American classical composers of international distinction, but it wasn’t always so: he was frustrated by indifferent audiences and ambivalent critics throughout his career. Composer Alan Hovhaness, a rough contemporary of Ives, also faced harsh criticism while trying to establish himself. Suspend all doubt here with this delightful recording of Ives’s Second String Quartet by the Walden String Quartet and Hovhaness’s piano concerto by pianist Maro Ajemian and an orchestra conducted by the composer.
101 First Movement "Discussions" Walden String Quartet (Urbana, Ill.) 8:24 102 Second Movement "Arguments" Walden String Quartet (Urbana, Ill.) 3:58 103 Third Movement "The Call of the Mountains Walden String Quartet (Urbana, Ill.) 10:26 201 Lousadzak: Concerto No. 1 for Piano and String Orchestra Walden String Quartet (Urbana, Ill.) 17:27