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Hindemith String Quartet no. 1 in C, op. 2

performed by the Amar Quartet, or below by the Danish String Quartet

(cover image by Annie Sprat)

Paul Hindemith’s first string quartet wasn’t recognized as such until recently. 1,335 more words


String Quartet in C minor -- Ernest MacMillan

Ernest MacMillan (1893-1973)

This string quartet was composed while MacMillan was interned in a German camp during WWII. The first performance was in 1925.

MacMillan was primarily a conductor. 23 more words

Grieg String Quartet no. 1 in Gm, op. 27

performed by the Vertavo Quartet, or below by the Copenhagen Quartet

I have recently finished a string quartet which I still haven’t heard. It is in G minor and is not intended to bring trivialities to market.

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CMNZ: Takács Quartet

Takács Quartet

Friday 4 August 2017, 7:30pm, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
presented by Chamber Music New Zealand

String Quartet No. 64 in D Major, op. 1,067 more words

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Shostakovich String Quartet No. 3 in F major, op. 73

performed by the Emerson String Quartet, or below by the Borodin Quartet

Although this is only the third of the composer’s fifteen completed string quartets, it’s not an early work by any means. 1,127 more words


Bartók String Quartet no. 3

performed by the Emerson Quartet, or below by the Takács Quartet

Bartók’s third string quartet was written in Budapest in 1927, putting it just after… 1,566 more words


Berg: Lyric Suite

Performed by the Quatuor Diotima and Marie-Nicole Lemieux, or below by the Juilliard Quartet (without vocalist)

If I haven’t already mentioned it, and I’m pretty sure I have, the works of Alban Berg might for many be the way into the Second Viennese School. 2,139 more words