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Brahms: String Quartets Op 51 / Quatuor Ludwig


Release Date: 03/09/1999 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554271   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jean-Philippe AudoliElenid OwenPadrig FauréAnne Copéry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ludwig String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The Naxos issue is an eminently satisfactory bargain. Indeed, it provides more musical pleasure than one might find from more celebrated ensembles, and the recording has good presence and is well balanced." - PENGUIN GUIDE, 2003/4 Edition "The Naxos issue is an eminently satisfactory bargain. Indeed, it provides more musical pleasure than one might find from more celebrated ensembles, and the recording has good presence and is well balanced." - PENGUIN GUIDE, 2003/4 Edition Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 51 no 1 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jean-Philippe Audoli (Violin), Elenid Owen (Violin), Padrig Fauré (Viola),
Anne Copéry (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ludwig String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 51 no 2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jean-Philippe Audoli (Violin), Elenid Owen (Violin), Padrig Fauré (Viola),
Anne Copéry (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ludwig String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51: I. Allegro
String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51: II. Romanze: Poco adagio
String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51: III. Allegretto molto moderato e comodo
String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51: IV. Allegro
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51: I. Allegro non troppo
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51: II. Andante moderato
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51: III. Quasi Minuetto, moderato
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51: IV. Finale: Allegro non assai

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Partial Agreement with Penguin April 29, 2012 By Robert L. (Springfield, OH) See All My Reviews "The technical quality of this 1996 CD is not what we have come expect from Naxos. It has excess reverberation and lacks the balanced immediacy of many of the CDs of the Kodaly, Eder, and Maggini quartets released by Naxos. Despite the soft focus, this is an enjoyable album. With better recording technique, it could have been much more enjoyable." Report Abuse
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