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Charles Ives - String Quartet No. 2 - II. Arguments

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Charles Ives (1874-1954) String Quartet No. 2 (1911-13) I. Discussions (Andante moderato-Andante con spirito-Adagio molto) II. Arguments (Allegro con spirito) III. The Call of the Mountains (Adagio-Andante-Adagio) The Walden Quartet (first recording, 1946) Ives wrote below the title: "S.Q. for 4 men--who converse, discuss, argue (in re 'Politick', fight, shake hands[,] shut up--then walk up the mountain side to view the firmament!"