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8 thoughts on “ Béla Bartók / The Fine Arts Quartet - String Quartets No. 5, No. 6 (Vinyl, LP)

  1. One of the great American musical groups at the top of their game. The six Bartok Quartets are easily some of the most adventurous pieces of music of the 20th Century, and the quartet tackles them with the perfect combination of technical virtuosity and a superb sense of the complicated emotions that Bartok brought to his music/5(39).
  2. Bartók’s six string quartets were already well established in the repertoire and well represented on disc long before the Guarneri Quartet came to record them in 19for RCA. I believe, in fact, that the Juilliard Quartet was the first ensemble to record an integral cycle, for Columbia in and
  3. Mar 21,  · You’ll hear quite a few examples of this technique in the fourth movement of Quartet No. 4. 5. Playing all six of Bartók’s quartets is a major achievement for any string quartet. Just as orchestras embark on cycles of all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies, it’s a major milestone for string quartets to perform all six of Bartók’s quartets.
  4. String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op 1 – Moderato 2 – Allegro molto capriccioso 3 – Lento. String Quartet No. 4 in C 1 – Allegro 2 – Prestissimo, con sordino 3 – Non troppo lento 4 – Allegretto pizzicato 5 – Allegro molto. String Quartet No. 6 in D 1 – Mesto – Vivace 2 .
  5. May 04,  · The Providence String Quartet will perform and discuss Bartok's String Quartet No. 5 in a "preview" event at the Providence Athenaeum on Wednesday, May Visit CMW's website calendar for details. Having transcribed and cataloged thousands of folk songs from all over Eastern Europe and even some from North Africa, Béla Bartók, along with his [ ].
  6. And this brings us back to the string quartets and two brief glimpses of how Bartók’s scholarly field work influenced his composition. Folk music, specifically certain types of Hungarian folk music with its distinctive accent on the first beat, colours the cello theme at the beginning of the slow movement of Bartók’s Fourth Quartet.
  7. Bartók’s six string quartets, generally acknowledged as being crowning achievements of twentieth-century chamber music, were influenced by a number of traditions: the European classical tradition (especially the music of Beethoven); late 19th-century music (especially the music of Strauss and Liszt); and the Eastern European folk traditions in which he became expert as he collected and.
  8. OCLC Number: Notes: "Released as a parallel to the Fine Arts Quartet's filmed performances." Title from container. Title on back of container: Quartets of Béla Bartók.

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