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Bartók: String Quartets No 2, 3 & 6 / Takács Quartets

Bartok / Takacs Quartet
Release Date: 09/12/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000748509  
Composer:  Béla Bartók
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 32 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An important addition to the growing Decca DVD catalogue - the acclaimed Takács Quartet on DVD for the first time. FILMED IN HIGH DEFINITION. Cover based on their award winning CD recordings of Bartók String Quartets. Includes fascinating interview footage of the players introducing each quartet.

The multi award winning Takács Quartet received huge critical acclaim for their Decca CD recording of the complete String Quartets of Béla Bartók - a set which was awarded a prestigious Gramophone Award. This High Definition DVD was filmed in the beautiful setting of Hatchlands Park in Surrey, England. Now in the care of the National Trust, Hatchlands Park was built in the mid 18th Century and is
Read more famous for it's stunning interiors designed by Robert Adam, and also for its unique collection of keyboard intruments.

Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 anamorphic
Region: 0 (all)
Sound: LPCM + DTS 5.1

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 17 by Béla Bartók
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1998 
Venue:  Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 3, Sz 85 by Béla Bartók
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1998 
Venue:  Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 6, Sz 114 by Béla Bartók
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1998 
Venue:  Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England 

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