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String quartets by
David Matthews -
recommended by
RON BIERMAN

'The performances do full justice to the music.'

David Matthews: Complete String Quartets Volume One. Kreutzer Quartet. © 2010 Toccata Classics

David Matthews is among the most prolific and accessible contemporary British composers. And yet, though he is in his late 60s, I believe only number six of these three quartets has been recorded before. But his prospects are improving. This is Volume I of a complete traversal of the eleven he's written thus far, and the symphonies have also been attracting attention. His time in the spotlight is long overdue...

Copyright © 22 December 2010 Ron Bierman,
San Diego, USA

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CD INFORMATION: DAVID MATTHEWS STRING QUARTETS VOL 1

DAVID MATTHEWS

TOCCATA CLASSICS

UNITED KINGDOM

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