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Takacs Quartet

Presented by Fiona Talkington. Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.

World renowned quartet, the Takacs Quartet perform Schubert's String Quartet in D minor (D.810), known as "Death and the Maiden" after the song of that name upon which Schubert based the Andante (second) movement.

Alongside this deeply felt work by Schubert, the Takacs Quartet are giving the UK Premiere of a piece by American composer Daniel Kellogg, which takes Schubert's quartet as a reference point. Its called "Soft Sleep Shall Contain You : A Meditation on Schubert's Death and the Maiden".

Takacs Quartet

Daniel Kellogg:
Soft Sleep Shall Contain You : A Meditation on Schubert's Death and the Maiden
UK Premiere

Schubert
String Quartet in D minor (D.801) "Death and the Maiden".

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 27 Nov 2010 14:00