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Escher Quartet

Clemency Burton-Hill presents music performed by the Escher Quartet. Webern: Five Movements for string quartet, Op 5. Elgar: String Quartet.

Continuing the series of programmes featuring recordings by the BBC's starry line-up of New Generation Artists. As part of the BBC's commitment to developing and nurturing young talent, the NGA scheme was launched in the autumn of 1999. Now well into its second decade, the scheme has acquired the reputation of being a world leader for young artists.

Today a chance to hear the Escher Quartet from the US in music by Webern and Elgar. Introduced by Clemency Burton-Hill.

Webern 5 Movements for string quartet, Op 5
Elgar String Quartet

Escher Quartet.

45 minutes

Music Played

  • Anton Webern

    Webern - 5 Movements for String Quartet

  • Edward Elgar

    Elgar - String Quartet, Op 83

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