Bloch: Quintet No. 1 for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
SOMETHING TO KNOW:
Bloch wrote this quintet on the weekends while serving as director of the Cleveland Institute of Music.
SOMETHING TO LISTEN FOR:
The work opens with brooding quarter-tone triplets in the strings that set the stage for this stormy piece.
Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on May 3, 2019.
Video produced by Ibis Productions.