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Takács Quartet at Wigmore Hall

Live from Wigmore Hall, London. The Takacs Quartet play Haydn, Bartok and Brahms.

Haydn, Bartók and Brahms live from London. Wigmore Hall’s Associate Artists begin their programme with the fourth of Haydn's 'Sun Quartets.' It was this collection that defined the nature of the string quartet for over a hundred years. One of Brahms's first published quartets sees him striving to model each movement on a tiny motif and Bartók’s first quartet mourns an unhappy love affair.

Presented by Ian Skelly.

Haydn String Quartet in D Op. 20 No. 4
Bartók String Quartet No. 1 Sz.40

Interval

Brahms String Quartet in A minor Op. 51 No. 2

Takács Quartet

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in D major Op.20`4 for strings

    Performer: Takács Quartet.
  • Béla Bartók

    Quartet no. 1 Sz.40 for strings

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    7 Bagatelles Op.33 for piano i no.6 in D major; Allegretto quasi andante

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata & other Piano Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 10 in G major Op.14`2 for piano

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata & other piano music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet no. 2 in A minor Op.51`2 for strings

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
  • Josef Suk

    Fantastic Scherzo

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Martinu: Symphony No.6 Czech Phil Orch / Belohlavek.
    • Chandos.
    • 009.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise-fantaisie, Op 61

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • DG.

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