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Recital given by the Pavel Haas Quartet. Britten: Three Divertimenti. Haas: String Quartet No 2 (From the Monkey Mountains). Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 59 No 1.

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2010

Chamber music with youthful verve from the Pavel Haas Quartet. Former BBC New Generation Artists, and regular visitors to Scotland, the Czech musicians perform a work by the composer from whom they take their name: Pavel Haas' patriotic Quartet, 'From the Monkey Mountains'. Astride this centrepiece stand two works: firstly a composition Benjamin Britten began working on as a student -his Three Divertimenti- and finally a princely score with a Russian tinge, Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 59 No.1.

Britten
Three Divertimenti

Haas
String Quartet No. 2 'From the Monkey Mountains'

Beethoven
String Quartet in F Op. 59 No. 1.

1 hour, 20 minutes

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