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Edward Dusinberre's illuminating account of life as the Tackas Quartet's first violinist and the challenge of performing Beethoven's extraordinary music. Tim McMullan reads.

Edward Dusinberre is the Tackas Quartet's first violinist and in his illuminating account he takes us inside the daily life of a string quartet and explores his creative, musical and personal relationships with his fellow players. He also looks at the challenges of performing Beethoven's extraordinary quartet music which was composed against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars.

Recordings of the Tackas Quartet playing Beethoven's string quartets will be interwoven into each programme. Tim McMullan is the reader.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 5 Apr 2016 00:30

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