Schubert: String Quintet; String Quartets

Schubert: String Quintet; String Quartets

by Belcea Quartet

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Overview

The Belcea Quartet has added three late masterpieces by Franz Schubert to their impressive discography on EMI Classics: the Quartet in D Minor "Death and the Maiden," the Quartet in G Major D887, and the sublime String Quintet in C Major with Valentin Erben of the Alban Berg Quartet as the second cellist.

The quartet has garnered praise for their take on Schubert. The New York Times recently stated, "In the Belcea's account [of 'Death and the Maiden'] the work seemed so formidable and emotionally complex that there was nothing more to say." With Valentine Erben, the Belcea Quartet brilliant Schubert release cannot be ignored. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 01/12/2010
Label: Warner Classics
UPC: 5099996702529
catalogNumber: 67025
Rank: 153285

Tracks

  1. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor ("Death and the Maiden"), D. 810
  2. String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887 (Op. posth. 161)
  3. Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in C major, D. 956 (Op. posth. 163)

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Schubert: String Quintet; String Quartets 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ZRome More than 1 year ago
The Belcea Quartet is one of my favorite current string quartets. They have a great sense of each other that can be heard in thsi recording. I recently saw them in concert and it was jaw-dropping. They told me that this record was being dropped on the 12th of January. I'm so happy to have this in my library!