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Britten: String Quartets / Belcea Quartet

Britten / Belcea Quartet
Release Date: 08/28/2015 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2072768  
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belcea String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



The Belcea Quartet is one of the world's leading chamber music ensembles, having won many international accolades since its establishment in 1994. + With the three string quartets by Benjamin Britten, the musicians have rediscovered a gem of 20th c. chamber music. + The String Quartets nos. 1, 2 and 3 were written over a period of 34 years; the third was Britten's last major work, composed in 1975, one year before his death. Recorded at Studio Davout, Paris in June 2014. + “... this new set by the outstanding Belcea Quartet bids fair to become the recording of choice...” (The Sunday Times)

BELCEA QUARTET PLAYS BRITTEN STRING QUARTETS

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Read more Britten:
String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25
String Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94

Belcea Quartet

Recorded live at Studio Davout, Paris, June 2014

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 90 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94 by Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belcea String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; England 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36 by Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belcea String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 25 by Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belcea String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 

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