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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Apollon Musagete Quartet

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, Clemency Burton-Hill presents a performance by the Apollon Musagete Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in D 'The Lark'. Arensky: String Quartet No 2.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London
The Apollon Musag├Ęte Quartet couple Haydn's popular 'Lark' Quartet with the quartet that Arensky dedicated to the memory of Tchaikovsky.
Anton Arensky, best known today for his D minor Piano Trio, dedicated the second of his two string quartets to the memory of Tchaikovsky and built one of its movements around his late friend's 'Legend' from Children's Songs.
Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Haydn: String Quartet in D major Op. 64 No. 5 'The Lark'
Arensky: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 35.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet Op.64 No.5

    Ensemble: Apollon Musagete Quartet.
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    String Quartet No.2 Op.35

    Ensemble: Apollon Musagete Quartet.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Die Kleine (Eichendorff-Lieder)

    Singer: Kate Royal. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • A Lesson in Love: Kate Royal/Malcolm Martineau.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.

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