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Bartok: String Quartet No. 2

Duration: 33:11

Stephen Johnson and BBC New Generation Artists the Ebene Quartet probe the folk-centred world of Bela Bartok's second String Quartet (Op. 17), a work he finished in 1917 during the hardships of the First World War.

Available since: Thu 8 May 2014

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Béla Bartók

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Discovering Music Bartok: Quartet for String No. 2 (Op. 17)

Stephen Johnson and the Ebène Quartet probe Béla Bartók's second String Quartet.

First broadcast: 30 Sep 2006

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