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Searing Lyricism

Schubert from
Cuarteto Casals -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... I have enjoyed most the slower movements.'

Schubert: String Quartets D 87 and D 887 - Cuarteto Casals. © 2012 harmonia mundi sa

Schubert wrote his earliest quartets for the family circle, in which he played viola. His brother Ferdinand, one of the violinists, has left a delightful account of such gatherings: 'For his father and his elder brothers it was an uncommon pleasure to play quartets with him. This happened chiefly in the holiday months. The youngest of them all was the most sensitive there...

Copyright © 26 August 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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SCHUBERT STRING QUARTETS - CUARTETO CASALS

FRANZ SCHUBERT

HARMONIA MUNDI

CHAMBER MUSIC

AUSTRIA

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