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Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 18/5 A Major; Brahms: String Quartet Op. 51/2 A Minor / Gurzenich Quartet

Beethoven / Brahms / Gurzenich Quartet
Release Date: 06/11/2013 
Label:  Audiomax   Catalog #: 7031732   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gurzenich Quartett
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"A whole lot of beauty in a compact form" - such was the verdict of Theodor Billroth, the dedicatee of the first two quartets by Johannes Brahms. The members of the Gurzenich Quartet accomplish the artistic feat of conveying this beauty in sound without obliging the public - as Billroth had recommended - to prepare for the listening experience with the score and at the piano. - Audio Max "A whole lot of beauty in a compact form" - such was the verdict of Theodor Billroth, the dedicatee of the first two quartets by Johannes Brahms. The members of the Gurzenich Quartet accomplish the artistic feat of conveying this beauty in sound without obliging the public - as Billroth had recommended - to prepare for the listening experience with the score and at the piano. - Audio Max Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 5 in A major, Op. 18 no 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gurzenich Quartett
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798/1800 
2. Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 51 no 2 by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gurzenich Quartett
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 

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