AR1701 - OCTOBER 6, 2017
Afinat Records presents American Quartets: Antonín Dvořák & Wynton Marsalis by the acclaimed Euclid Quartet. This recording contains the beloved “American” String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 (1893) by Antonín Dvořák, and “At the Octoroon Balls” String Quartet No. 1 (1995) by Pulitzer Prize and GRAMMY® Award winning composer Wynton Marsalis. The physical CD, which has been in limited release since April, 2017, is available NOW, but exclusively through the Afinat Store. The Euclid Quartet will be donating their proceeds from worldwide sales of this album to the Raclin School of the Arts String Scholarship Fund at Indiana University South Bend, where the quartet has held the prestigious quartet residency since 2007. The album will be available from most major music retailers in physical and digital formats on October 6, including an exclusive Mastered for iTunes edition!
Previous rave reviews for the Euclid Quartet...
"An elegant mix of passion, ferocity and feathery delicacy..." The Washington Post
"A knockout performance..." The Los Angeles Times
"The performances are sweeping and detailed, with all of the fierce intensity the music suggests ... the Euclid has triumphed ... Performances of rare commitment and passion." Gramophone