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Britten, Takács Quartet - String Quartets 1, 2 & 3 Album

  • Performer: Britten, Takács Quartet
  • Title: String Quartets 1, 2 & 3
  • Size MP3 ver: 2884 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 2762 mb
  • Country: UK
  • Date of release: 2013
  • Style: Modern
  • # Catalog: CDA68004
  • Label: Hyperion
  • Rating: 4.1 of 5
  • Genre: Classical
Britten, Takács Quartet - String Quartets 1, 2 & 3 Album


1Chacony: Sostenuto15:06
2Duets: With Moderate Movement5:50
3String Quartet No 3(24:49)
5Allegro Calmo Senza Rigore8:03
6Allegretto Con Slancio3:00
7String Quartet No 2 In C Major Op 36(26:53)
8Solo: Very Calm4:33
9Molto Vivace3:56
10Burlesque: Fast, Con Fuoco2:17
11Andante Sostenuto - Allegro Vivo8:25
12Andante Calmo8:50
13String Quartet No 1 In D Major Op 25(24:11)
14Ostinato: Very Fast3:09
15Recitative And Passacaglia (La Serenissima): Slow9:01


  • Booklet EditorTim Parry
  • CelloAndrás Fejér
  • Composed ByBenjamin Britten
  • Engineer [Recording Engineer]David Hinitt
  • Ensemble [String Quartet]Takács Quartet
  • Executive-ProducerSimon Perry
  • Illustration [Front Illustration]Mita Higton
  • Liner NotesMervyn Cooke
  • Liner Notes [Traduction]Hyperion
  • Liner Notes [Übersetzung]Viola Scheffel
  • Producer [Recording Producer]Tim Oldham
  • ViolaGeraldine Walther
  • Violin [I]Edward Dusinberre
  • Violin [Il]Károly Schranz


Recorded at the Concert Hall, Wyastone Estate, Monmouth, on 12-15 February 2013

Duration 75:55

℗ & © Hyperion Records Ltd., London, MMXIII


  • Barcode: 034571280042
  • Label Code: LC 7533
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Rights Society: mcps


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Hyperion Records Limited
  • Copyright (c) – Hyperion Records Limited
  • Recorded At – Wyastone Concert Hall


Benjamin Britten 1913-1976 String Quartets Nos 1, 2 & 3 Takács Quartet. FULL ALBUM Britten - String Quartet No. 2 and No. Johannes Brahms-String Quintets-Taká Quartet No. 3 in G major, Op. 94, by English composer Benjamin Britten was his last completed major work, and his last completed instrumental work. It was written in October November 1975 during his final illness: the first four movements at his home, The Red House, Aldeburgh, and the fifth during his last visit to Venice, at Hotel Danieli. It was dedicated to the musicologist Hans Keller. In December 1975, brothers Colin and David Matthews performed it privately for the composer in a piano. Preview, buy, and download songs from the album Britten: String Quartets Nos. 1, 2 & 3, including String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. Andante sostenuto Allegro vivo, String Quartet No. 25: II. Allegretto con slancio, String Quartet No. 25: III. Andante calmo, and many more. Buy the album for . Songs start at . Quartets 2, 3, 4 - American String Quartet. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Quartets 2, 3, 4. Исполнитель: American String Quartet. 2001 classical. Probably less well known than much of Brittens work, these three string quartets, presented here by the highly skilled Takács Quartet, serve to remind us of what an innovator Britten was and how much he influenced other composers around him. Fatalistic and aggressive in one part, achingly poignant and sad at the next, the works are coloured with Brittens introspection of war and death. Recent recordings under the Hyperion banner have seen the Takács Quartet move towards recording less familiar works by well known composers. Here they have rediscovered some woefully underrated music and produ. Album Moods. Capricious Intimate Lyrical Sprightly Thoughtful TransparentTranslucent. Takács String Quartet. Benjamin Britten: String Quartets Nos. Benjamin Britten's string quartets, although stylistically of a piece with his other music, are rather thorny works, lacking the extramusical references that are generally central to his musical language. They seem inward, mysterious. Takács Quartet. Photograph: Keith Saunders Photography. Andrew Clements. Published on Thu 14 Nov 2013 GMT. nyone who heard the Takács play Britten's three quartets at the Wigmore Hall in London a year ago will know what to expect from this superb recording, made two months later. Other groups might bring more passion to the third quartet than they do, or present its anger and grief more vividly, but none make the journey more engrossing, judge the balance between sorrow and consolation in the final passacaglia more precisely, or produce a performance whose every detail is technic. This item:Britten: String Quartets Nos. 1, 2 & 3 by Takacs Quartet Audio CD . In stock. to my taste, britten's three quartets are one of the high points of 20th century chamber music, and they are now available in a spate of new recordings. the takacs quartet recording is distinctive in several respects, some welcome and others less so. i think the unity of. Britten Quartet, Philharmonia Orchestra, Louis Fremaux. Sergei Prokofiev, String Quartet No. 1-2, Symphony No. 1 & Symphony No. Britten Quartet. Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No. 1-3 Performed by Britten Quartet. Britten Quartet Performs Sergei Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. String Quartet No. 1 in D major, - 2. Allegretto con slancio. 2 in C major, - 1. Allegro calmo senza rigore

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