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Wigmore Hall Mondays - Emerson String Quartet

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, a performance by the Emerson String Quartet. Brahms: String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2. Bartok: String Quartet No 4, BB95.

The Emerson String Quartet in music by Brahms and Bartok, live from Wigmore Hall, London.
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Johannes Brahms: String Quartet in A minor Op. 51 No. 2
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 4 BB95

The Emerson String Quartet is among the great established names in chamber music ensembles, its career spanning nearly forty years. Today they contrast Brahms' lyrical Second String Quartet in A minor with Bartok's Fourth String Quartet - a highly energetic but taut work, widely considered to be Bartok's finest and most imaginative composition.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet No. 2 In A Minor Op.51`2 For Strings

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
  • Béla Bartók

    Quartet No. 4 Sz.91 For Strings

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.

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