Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Busch String Quartet plays Mozart, Haydn and Dvorak

The Busch Quartet playing Mozart's String Quartet (K. 428), Schumann's Piano Quintet (Op. 44), and Dvorak's String Quartet (Op. 51), all in E flat. Rudolf Serkin joins for the Schumann quintet. Recorded in 1941-42. [click here to download]

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Barylli Quartet and Beethoven

The Barylli Quartet playing Beethoven's String Quartet No. 10 in E Flat Major, the "Harp," Op. 74 and String Quartet No. 12 in E Flat Major, Op. 127. Recorded in 1956 in Vienna. [click here to download]

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet and Brahms

The Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet playing Brahms's (1833-1897) String Quintet No. 1 in F major Op. 88 with Ferdinand Stangler on second viola and the String Sextet No. 2 in G major Op. 36 with Wilhelm Hübner on second viola and Günther Weiss on second cello. Recorded in 1950 and 1954, in Vienna. [click here to download]

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Capet Quartet, Mozart and Beethoven

The Capet Quartet playing Mozart's String Quartet in C Major, K. 465, "Dissonance," and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59-1 "Razumovsky." Recorded in 1928. [click here to download]

Friday, February 12, 2010

Capet Quartet, Schumann and Franck

The Capet Quartet playing Robert Schumann's String Quartet No. 1 and César Franck's Piano Quintet in F Minor with Marcel Ciampi at the keyboard. Recorded in October 1928. [click here to download]
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Saturday, August 8, 2009

Léner Quartet

The Léner Quartet playing Brahms's String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, No. 2 in A minor, No. 3 in B flat major, and the Clarinet Quintet in B minor, with Charles Draper on clarinet. Recorded in London, 1928-1933. [click here and here to download]

Quatuor Krettly

The Quatuor Krettly playing works for string quartet by Darius Milhaud (String Quartet No. 2), Arthur Honnegger (String Quartet No. 1), and Igor Stravinsky (Three Pieces for String Quartet). Recorded in 1928-1929. [click here to download]