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Schubert: Late String Quartets. G Major & C Minor 'Quartettsatz'

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet give a revelatory recording on period instruments of Schubert’s String Quartet in G major, D. 887. 

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    Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Flat Major '1823' & String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 44 No. 3

    The Consone Quartet launches a new recording partnership with Linn. The first period instrument quartet to be selected as BBC New Generation Artists, the ensemble embarks on a complete Felix Mendelssohn string quartets cycle.

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      Verdi: String Quartet in E Minor - Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 - Puccini: Crisantemi

      The four string section leaders of the famed Staatskapelle Berlin record their debut highlighting three operatic heavyweights.

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        Bruckner: Quintet & Quartet

        A historically informed performance of Bruckner's String Quintet with violist James Boyd.

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          Shostakovich: Last Three String Quartets; 50th Anniversary Recording

          The Fitzwilliam String Quartet celebrates a remarkable milestone with this special fiftieth anniversary recording of Shostakovich’s last three string quartets.

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            Brahms: String Quartets & Piano Quintet

            More than twelve years after its initial incursion into the music of Brahms, the Belcea Quartet now presents the eagerly awaited complete recording of his string quartets.

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              Janáček & Ligeti: Quartets

              The Belcea Quartet already has an impressive discography to which they add three quartets by two iconic composers of the 20th century: Leos Janáček and György Ligeti.

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                Haydn: String Quartets Op. 74 - Folk Music from Scotland

                Following the exceptional success of its debut album the Maxwell Quartet returns with its second recording of Haydn. The intriguing juxtaposition of Haydn string quartets with traditional Scottish folk music once again forms the basis of the programme.

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                  Haydn: String Quartets Op. 71

                  The Maxwell's debut stands out for its innovative approach to Haydn’s Op. 71 quartets.

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                    Fitzwilliam String Quartet

                    The original members of the Fitzwilliam String Quartet (FSQ) first sat down together in October 1968 – making it now one of the longest established string quartets in the world, and possibly unique in having passed a half-century with an original player still on board!