Tokyo String Quartet

Formed 1969. Disbanded July 2013
Tokyo String Quartet
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Tokyo String Quartet

Tokyo String Quartet Biography (Wikipedia)

The Tokyo String Quartet (東京クヮルテット) was an international string quartet that operated from 1969 to 2013.

The group formed in 1969 at the Juilliard School of Music. The founding members attended the Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo, where they studied with Professor Hideo Saito. Soon after its formation the Quartet won First Prizes at the Coleman Competition, the Munich Competition and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions. This resulted in a recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon.

The quartet recorded over 40 albums, covering a wide range of classical music. They won the Grand Prix du Disque Montreux, "Best Chamber Music Recording of the Year" awards from both Stereo Review and Gramophone magazines, and seven Grammy nominations. In addition to Deutsche Grammophon, for many years they recorded for RCA Victor Red Seal, also for Angel-EMI, CBS Masterworks, and for the last decade for Harmonia Mundi.

During their 25th anniversary international tour in 1994, the quartet performed the complete Beethoven String Quartets.

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String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3, in D Major: IV. Presto
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String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3, in D Major: IV. Presto
Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 76 No 4, 'Sunrise' (1st mvt)
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String Quartet in B flat major, Op 76 No 4, 'Sunrise' (1st mvt)
Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in D major, Op.50 No.6 (The Frog); Finale. Allegro con spirito
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String Quartet in D major, Op.50 No.6 (The Frog); Finale. Allegro con spirito
Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet No 2 in G major, Op 18 (Scherzo)
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String Quartet No 2 in G major, Op 18 (Scherzo)
Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in C major, Op 50 No 2 (4th mvt)
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String Quartet in C major, Op 50 No 2 (4th mvt)
Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 76 No 4, 'Sunrise' (1st mvt)
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String Quartet in B flat major, Op 76 No 4, 'Sunrise' (1st mvt)
Bedrich Smetana
String Quartet No 1 in E minor, 'From my life' (2nd mvt)
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String Quartet No 1 in E minor, 'From my life' (2nd mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet No.13, Op.130 (5th mvt.)
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String Quartet No.13, Op.130 (5th mvt.)
Johannes Brahms
Quintet In F minor Op.34 - 3rd movement; Scherzo
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Quintet In F minor Op.34 - 3rd movement; Scherzo
Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet in F major, Op 18 No 1 (2nd mvt)
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String Quartet in F major, Op 18 No 1 (2nd mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
The Lobster (2015) - String Quartet in F Major, Op.18/1 - ii) Adagio affestuoso
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The Lobster (2015) - String Quartet in F Major, Op.18/1 - ii) Adagio affestuoso
Heidi Lehwalder
Introduction and Allegro
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Introduction and Allegro
Béla Bartók
String Quartet no. 1 Sz.40
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String Quartet no. 1 Sz.40
Ludwig van Beethoven
Quartet No 4 in C Minor Op 18’4 – Fourth Movement
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Quartet No 4 in C Minor Op 18’4 – Fourth Movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quartet in D major K.285 for flute and strings
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Quartet in D major K.285 for flute and strings
Joseph Haydn
Quartet for strings (Op.50`3) in E flat major, 1st movement; Allegro con brio
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Quartet for strings (Op.50`3) in E flat major, 1st movement; Allegro con brio
Franz Schubert
String Quintet in C Major, D 956
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String Quintet in C Major, D 956
Tokyo String Quartet
Quartet in E major
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Quartet in E major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quartet No 20 in D major, K 499, 'Hoffmeister'
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String Quartet No 20 in D major, K 499, 'Hoffmeister'
Johannes Brahms
Quintet in F minor Op.34 for piano and strings
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Quintet in F minor Op.34 for piano and strings
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