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Bartók*, Tokyo String Quartet - String Quartets Nos.1-6 (CD, Album)


  1. Beethoven* - Tokyo String Quartet, Pinchas Zukerman - The Early String Quartets: Op. 18 Nos. • Quintet Op. 29 • Quartet Op. 14 No. 1 (Album) 2 versions: RCA Victor Red Seal, BMG Classics: 2: Europe: Sell This Version.
  2. Aug 21,  · The quartet employs a similar harmonic language to that of the String Quartet No. 3, and as with that work, it has been suggested that Bartók was influenced in his writing by Alban Berg's Lyric Suite () which he had heard in
  3. Oct 24,  · Bartok is one of the composers I don't really get, as per Josquin's thread, but I have been trying to get into the string quartets for a long time. Quite a while ago, I got the Novak Qt. on Philips and later came across the Takacs Qt. on London, when it was fresh and new.
  4. Daring in virtuosity, vigorous in interpretation, and spellbinding in effect, the Takács Quartet has recorded one of the truly great sets of Bartók's monumental String Quartets (6), seldom matched and surely never surpassed. In hearing this stellar ensemble play, one is struck not so much by Bartók's unusual musical details or his myriad technical devices -- the quartets are practically a.
  5. Indisputably one of the cornerstones of the string quartet repertoire as well as one of the masterpieces of the 20th century, Bartok`s six string quartets have been labelled `the greatest quartets since Beethoven`. Now, for the first time, the six quartets have been compiled onto two (rather than three) CDs with scholarly notes by Arnold Whitall.
  6. Mar 21,  · His first quartet was completed in , when he was His sixth quartet premiered just four years before his death. 2. Many subsequent composers have looked to Bartók’s quartets for inspiration. Britten’s Cello Sonata makes reference to these works, as do the string quartets of Carter, Ligeti, and György Kurtág.
  7. Listen to your favorite songs from Bartók: The String Quartets by Tokyo String Quartet Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.

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