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Purple Classics Presents: The String Quartet Collection


Release Date: 06/17/2016 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578326   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz Joseph HaydnJohannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String QuartetÉder String QuartetLudwig String Quartet
Number of Discs: 2 
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Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in F major, Op. 18 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798/1800; Austria 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 21 in D major, K 575 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Éder String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Quartet for Strings in G major, Op. 77 no 1/H 3 no 81 "Lobkowitz" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 51 no 1 by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ludwig String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865-1873; Austria 

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