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Naxos of America Featured Strings Recordings - June 10, 2014

BEETHOVEN: COMPLETE STRING QUARTETS, VOL. 3

 

COMPOSER: Ludwig van Beethoven

 

ARTIST: Quartetto di Cremona

 

AUD92682 | 4022143926821

1 Hybrid SACD | US SRP $19.99

 

      Beethoven frequently aroused incomprehension amongst contemporaries with his late quartets, but never more so than with the “Great Fugue”—originally the Quartet Op. 130 finale.

      The Quartetto di Cremona make the monumental Fugue Op. 133 the centerpiece of the third volume of their Complete Beethoven String Quartets recording series, flanked by the Op. 18 and the Op. 59/1.

      Formed in 2000, the Quartetto di Cremona are internationally renowned for their “extremely mature and lyrical sound” (Strad).

 

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