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Krása: String Quartet (1921) II:Prestissimo
Seeded by levocafestival on 21 Oct 2009
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Author: smerus
The Stamic Quartet of Prague play the intense and delirious second movement of Krása's remarkable 1921 String Quartet 'like Mahler on acid' as one audience member remarked. The composer was murdered in Auschwitz in 1944. From the opening concert of the 2009 'Indian Summer in Levoca' Festival.
Work: Krása: Quartet for Strings
Ensemble: Stamic Quartet
Period: 20th Century