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Brahms: The String Quartets; Dvorak / Amadeus Quartet


Release Date: 03/17/1998 
Label:  Dg The Originals Catalog #: 457707   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsAntonín Dvorák
Performer:  Siegmund NisselPeter SchidlofMartin LovettNorbert Brainin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amadeus String Quartet
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 51 no 1 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Siegmund Nissel (Violin), Peter Schidlof (Viola), Martin Lovett (Cello),
Norbert Brainin (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amadeus String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Venue:  Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 51 no 2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Siegmund Nissel (Violin), Martin Lovett (Cello), Peter Schidlof (Viola),
Norbert Brainin (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amadeus String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Venue:  Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany 
Length: 31 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in B flat major, Op. 67 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Norbert Brainin (Violin), Peter Schidlof (Viola), Martin Lovett (Cello),
Siegmund Nissel (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amadeus String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1960 
Venue:  Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany 
Length: 32 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in F major, Op. 96/B 179 "American" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Norbert Brainin (Violin), Siegmund Nissel (Violin), Peter Schidlof (Viola),
Martin Lovett (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amadeus String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Venue:  Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany 
Length: 23 Minutes 48 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51 No.1: 1. Allegro
String Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51 No.1: 2. Romanze (Poco adagio)
String Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51 No.1: 3. Allegretto molto moderato e comodo - Un poco più animato
String Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51 No.1: 4. Allegro
String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.51 No.2: 1. Allegro non troppo
String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.51 No.2: 2. Andante moderato
String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.51 No.2: 3. Quasi minuetto, moderato - Allegretto vivace
String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.51 No.2: 4. Finale (Allegro non assai - Più vivace)
String Quartet No.3 in B flat, Op.67: 1. Vivace
String Quartet No.3 in B flat, Op.67: 2. Andante
String Quartet No.3 in B flat, Op.67: 3. Agitato (Allegretto non troppo)
String Quartet No.3 in B flat, Op.67: 4. Poco allegretto con variazioni - Doppio movimento
String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 - "American" B.179: 1. Allegro ma non troppo
String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 - "American" B.179: 2. Lento
String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 - "American" B.179: 3. Molto vivace
String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 - "American" B.179: 4. Finale (Vivace ma non troppo)

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