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Schubert: The String Quartets / Melos Quartet


Release Date: 11/09/1999 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 463151   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Melos Quartet - Instruments:

1st Violin: Wilhelm Melcher playing a Domenico Montagnana (1731)
2nd Violin: Gerhard Voss and after 1993, Ida Bieler playing a Carlo Annibale Tononi (18th century)
Viola: Hermann Voss playing a Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi (18th century)
Cello: Peter Buck playing a Francesco Ruggieri (1682)
The Melos Quartet - Instruments:

1st Violin: Wilhelm Melcher playing a Domenico Montagnana (1731)
2nd Violin: Gerhard Voss and after 1993, Ida Bieler playing a Carlo Annibale Tononi (18th century)
Viola: Hermann Voss playing a Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi (18th century)
Cello: Peter Buck playing a Francesco Ruggieri (1682)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in G minor/B flat major, D 18 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1810; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, D 32 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 3 in B flat major, D 36 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1812-1813; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in C major, D 46 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 5 in B flat major, D 68 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 6 in D major, D 74 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 7 in D major, D 94 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1812; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Quartet for Strings no 8 in B flat major, D 112/Op. 168 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Quartet for Strings no 9 in G minor, D 173 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, D 87/Op. 125 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Quartet for Strings no 11 in E major, D 353/Op. 125 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in C minor, D 703/Op. posth "Quartettsatz" by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in A minor, D 804/Op. 29 no 1 "Rosamunde" by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D 810 "Death and the Maiden" by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in G major, D 887/Op. 161 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Quartet for Strings in C minor, D 103 [fragment] by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos String Quartet Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

String Quartet (in various keys) D 18 (No.1): 1. Andante - Presto vivace
String Quartet (in various keys) D 18 (No.1): 2. Menuetto
String Quartet (in various keys) D 18 (No.1): 3. Andante
String Quartet (in various keys) D 18 (No.1): 4. Presto
String Quartet in C major D 32 (No.2): 1. Presto
String Quartet in C major D 32 (No.2): 2. Andante
String Quartet in C major D 32 (No.2): 3. Menuetto. Allegro
String Quartet in C major D 32 (No.2): 4. Allegro con spirito
String Quartet in B flat major D 36 (No.3): 1. Allegro
String Quartet in B flat major D 36 (No.3): 2. Andante
String Quartet in B flat major D 36 (No.3): 3. Menuetto. Allegro ma non troppo
String Quartet in B flat major D 36 (No.3): 4. Allegretto
Quartet Movement in C minor D 103: Grave - Allegro
String Quartet in C major D.46 (No.4): 1. Adagio - Allegro con moto
String Quartet in C major D.46 (No.4): 2. Andante con moto
String Quartet in C major D.46 (No.4): 3. Menuetto. Allegro
String Quartet in C major D.46 (No.4): 4. Allegro
String Quartet In B Flat Major D 68 (No.5): 1. Allegro
String Quartet in B flat major D 68 (No.5): 2. Allegro
String Quartet in D major D 74 (No.6): 1. Allegro ma non troppo
String Quartet in D major D 74 (No.6): 2. Andante
String Quartet in D major D 74 (No.6): 3. Menuetto. Allegro
String Quartet in D major D 74 (No.6): 4. Allegro

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