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Schubert String Quartets

Bill continues his in-depth look at the string quartet's history and development this week with a focus on Franz Schubert.

 
Program 1

Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 2 in C Major, D. 32, I & II
Leipzig Quartet
MDG 307 0609
9:50
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 4 in C Major, D.46, I
Tokyo Quartet
RCA 7990
8:36, :50
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 68, II 
Leipzig Quartet
MDG 307 0608
7:16
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 6 in D Major, D. 74, I
Leipzig Quartet
MDG 307 0605
7:46
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, D. 87, II 
Leipzig Quartet
MDG 307 0605
2:06
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 9 in G Minor, D. 113, III & IV
Cherubini Quartet
EMI 49900
9:28
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Program 2

Franz Schubert arr. Franz Liszt: “Der Müller und der Bach” for Piano, S. 565 No. 2
Evgeni Kissin, p.
DG 445562
:54
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Schubert arr. Liszt: “Gretchen am Spinnrade” for Piano, S. 558 No. 8
Kissin, p.
DG 445562
1:36
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, Op. 29, D. 804, Rosamunde, I & II, III (excerpt)
Hagen Quartet
DG 419 171
20:26, :40
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Schubert: “Die Götter Griechenlands”, D. 677
Fisher-Dieskau, bar.; Moore, p.
DG 001431302
3:43
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, Op. 29, D. 804, Rosamunde, III & IV
Hagen Quartet
DG 419 171
14:50
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Johannes Brahms: String Quartet #2 In A Minor, Op. 51, III (excerpt) 
Takács String Quartet
London 425526
:51
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Schubert: Quartet for Strings No. 12 in C Minor, Op. posth., D. 703, Quartettsatz
Vermeer Quartet
Teldec 8.42868
:57, 9:09
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Schubert: Polonaise in B-flat Major for Violin and Orchestra, D. 580 (excerpt)
Ensemble Wien; Paul Guggenberger, v.
Sony 48386
1:21
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Program 3

Franz Schubert: “Der Tod und das Mädchen,” Op. 7, No. 3
Marian Anderson, contralto; Franz Rupp, piano
RCA 63575
2:47
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Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 In D Minor, D. 810, Death & The Maiden, I-II, III-IV
Guarneri Quartet
Arab 6687
24:19, 12:39, 3:14
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Schubert: Notturno In E-Flat Major, Op. 148, D. 897
Edward Dusinberre, v.; Andras Fejér, vc.; Andreas Haefliger, p.
London 452 854
9:02
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Program 4

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 In B-flat Major, Op. 130 (excerpts from V & VI) 
Emerson String Quartet
DG 447075
3:30, :56
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Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 In G Major, Op. 161, D. 887 
Emerson String Quartet
DG 459151
1:25, :36, 27:16, 17:21, 1:05
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Program 5

Franz Schubert: String Quintet In C, Op. 163, D. 956 
Emerson Quartet; Rostropovich, vc.
DG 289 459 151
29:03, :35, 19:20, 1:34
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Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131, I (excerpt)
Emerson String Quartet
DG 447080
:53
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