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Steven Isserlis (cello), Connie Shih (piano), Charles Owen (piano) and the Escher Quartet perform music from the year 1917, by Faure, Weill and Bartok.

Music in the Great War. Recorded at Cheltenham Music Festival in 2012, this week's journey through music composed during the First World War reaches 1917 today, with works by Fauré, Weill and Bartok.

Fauré: Cello Sonata No.1 in A major
Weill: Intermezzo
Bartok: String Quartet No.2

Steven Isserlis (cello)
Connie Shih (piano)
Charles Owen (piano)
Escher Quartet.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Béla Bartók

    Quartet no. 2 Sz.67 for strings

    Ensemble: Escher String Quartet.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sonata no. 1 in A major Op.13 for violin and piano

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Connie Shih.
  • Kurt Weill

    Intermezzo for piano

    Performer: Charles Owen.

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