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Beethoven's early
string quartets -
heard by
HOWARD SMITH

'Unquestionably seminal performances ...'

Beethoven: The Early Quartets - The Budapest String Quartet. © 2011 Bridge Records Inc

These recordings of Beethoven's six Op 18 quartets were selected from performances given during the Budapest's twenty-two-year-long residency at the US Library of Congress. In addition to the six quartets, a short track drawn from a Budapest String Quartet rehearsal (1944) is included on disc two.

Unquestionably seminal performances; their venue was Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, Washington DC.

In the half century since the most recent of these recordings all that needs to be said of such 'cutting edge' performances is catalogued and readily available; on or off line...

Copyright © 15 March 2012 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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BEETHOVEN: THE EARLY QUARTETS - BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

BRIDGE RECORDS INC

CHAMBER MUSIC

WASHINGTON DC

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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