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Janacek, Smetana: String Quartets / Takacs Quartet


Release Date: 10/09/2015 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67997   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Bedrich SmetanaLeos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album from the much-fêted Takács Quartet presents three popular string quartets from Czechoslovakia. Janá?ek’s two quartets share with Smetana’s No 1 narrative undercurrents, and draw from our four players performances of gripping engagement. This album from the much-fêted Takács Quartet presents three popular string quartets from Czechoslovakia. Janá?ek’s two quartets share with Smetana’s No 1 narrative undercurrents, and draw from our four players performances of gripping engagement. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in E minor, T 116 "From my life" by Bedrich Smetana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Czech Republic 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 "Intimate letters" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Brno, Czech Republic 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Takács String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Brno, Czech Republic 

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