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Brahms, Schumann: The String Quartets / Melos Quartet


Release Date: 10/31/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 423670   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert SchumannJohannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm MelcherGerhard VossPeter BuckHermann Voss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings in A minor, Op. 41 no 1 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Melcher (Violin), Gerhard Voss (Violin), Peter Buck (Cello),
Hermann Voss (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1986 
Venue:  Zentralsaal, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 25 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings in F major, Op. 41 no 2 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Hermann Voss (Viola), Peter Buck (Cello), Gerhard Voss (Violin),
Wilhelm Melcher (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  Zentralsaal, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 22 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Strings in A major, Op. 41 no 3 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Melcher (Violin), Gerhard Voss (Violin), Hermann Voss (Viola),
Peter Buck (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  Zentralsaal, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 29 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in B flat major, Op. 67 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Melcher (Violin), Gerhard Voss (Violin), Hermann Voss (Viola),
Peter Buck (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1986 
Venue:  Zentralsaal, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 34 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 51 no 1 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Melcher (Violin), Gerhard Voss (Violin), Hermann Voss (Viola),
Peter Buck (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1986 
Venue:  Zentralsaal, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 31 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 51 no 2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Peter Buck (Cello), Hermann Voss (Viola), Gerhard Voss (Violin),
Wilhelm Melcher (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  Zentralsaal, Bamberg, Germany 
Length: 34 Minutes 47 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 A new favorite November 12, 2013 By Dr. Mitchell Gurk (Spencer, MA) See All My Reviews "Bought this right away after i heard one of the Schumann Qrs on the radio. This is terrific music. Performance compares favorably with the impassioned and ultra competent Brahms collection by Alban Berg Qr." Report Abuse
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