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Bellini - Norma - Bonynge

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The Complete Beethoven String Quartets by the Tak√°cs Quartet - A Masterpiece

Beethoven’s String Quartets

I haven’t written that much yet about Beethoven’s string quartets. It is a hard to cover vast subject of 16 masterpieces, from the early ones that are still very reminiscent of Haydn, to the middle ones (mainly the Rasumovksy ones), that clearly match the power of the major Beethoven symphonies, to the entirely different universe that are the late quartets, that enter completely unheard harmonic complexities, that go even beyond his symphonic works. 425 more words

Album Review

In Search Of The Perfect Recording: Holst's "The Planets"

Finding a favourite classical recording is an arduous, reptetive, divisive, and thoroughly pretentious pastime, but it can be a wonderful journey. It’s not just about sound quality. 765 more words