The Britten Quartet gives exceptionally powerful readings... The magnificent No.2 of 1945 with it's rare example of him using sonata-form... they never let you forget the emotions behind his writing" [No.1] "warm and spacious treatment of his writing brings out to the full the distinctive imagination... full-blooded, wide ranging sound." (Penguin Guide, 3 stars)
The Britten Quartet gives exceptionally powerful readings... The magnificent No.2 of 1945 with it's rare example of him using sonata-form... they never let you forget the emotions behind his writing" [No.1] "warm and spacious treatment of his writing brings out to the full the distinctive imagination... full-blooded, wide ranging sound." (Penguin Guide, 3 stars)
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Format: CD
Label: Alto
Rel. Date: 08/10/2021
UPC: 5055354414411

Benjamin Britten (1913-76) String Quartets Nos. 1 & 3 Simple Symphony
Artist: Britten Quartet
Format: CD
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1. String Quartet No. 1 in D, Op. 25
2. String Quartet No. 3 in G, Op. 94
3. Simple Symphony Op. 4

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The Britten Quartet gives exceptionally powerful readings... The magnificent No.2 of 1945 with it's rare example of him using sonata-form... they never let you forget the emotions behind his writing" [No.1] "warm and spacious treatment of his writing brings out to the full the distinctive imagination... full-blooded, wide ranging sound." (Penguin Guide, 3 stars)