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GEN 16429
EAN: 4260036254297
29.90 €

Arnold Schönberg (1874–1951)  
CD 1
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37 (1936)
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30 (1927)
Arnold Schönberg  
CD 2
String Quartet No. 2 in F-sharp minor, Op. 10 for 2 Violins, Viola, Cello & Soprano (1907–08)
String Quartet No. 1 in D minor, Op. 7 (1904–05)


The String Quartets by Arnold Schönberg

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A new GENUIN CD with the thrilling Asasello Quartet! It’s the third disc released by the ensemble, known for its unconventional concert ideas, and it has now also made a name for itself as a prizewinner at international competitions. The program features Schoenberg’s amazingly diverse oeuvre for string quartet, and we can’t imagine a more eloquent advocate for these too-rarely performed milestones of the repertoire. From the fringes of tonality in the first quartet to the free-flowing twelve-tone language of the fourth – an electrifying quartet sound played at a staggering level. Experience these soaring peaks of the repertoire!

Nominated for the 2016 German Record Critics' Award

Editor's choice in Gramophone
The recorded sound is fulgent and graphic (...) what playing!" Besprechung von Philip Clarke im aktuellen Magazin Gramophone

American Record Guide
"The Asasello Quartet, Walter Levin’s for-
mer students, plays this music with color and conviction." (Sullivan)