Spruytenburg, Robert & Richard Howe
Title The Lasalle Quartet - Conversations with Walter Levin
Book Condition New in Fine dust jacket
Publisher Boydell Press 2014
1843838354 / 9781843838357
Seller ID 12632
418pp Illustrated. Founded in 1946 at the Juilliard School in New York, the LaSalle Quartet became famous for championing the work of the Second Viennese School and commissioning new pieces by contemporary composers. This book is based on extensive interviews with the quartet's first violinist Walter Levin, and combines reminiscences about their concerts and teaching activities with his insightful commentary on their wide-ranging repertoire. Appendices list every work performed by the quartet, both in concert and on disc. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK.