Grosse Fuge Archive
BEETHOVEN: String Quintet. Piano Quartet. Grosse Fuge – Budapest String Quartet / Walter Trampler, viola/ Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano – Praga Digitals
BEETHOVEN: String Quintet, Op. 29. Piano Quartet Op. 16. Grosse Fuge Op. 133 (1965, 1962, 1961) – Budapest String Quartet / Walter Trampler, viola / Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano – Praga Digitals PRD 250381, 74:17 (9/8/17) ***: On a nostalgic disc devoted to important recordings by the fabled Budapest Quartet of tangentially curious, early and late […]
Our October drawing is for six collector edition sets of the complete Harmonia mundi 8-SACD set of the Complete Beethoven String Quartets performed by the world-famous Tokyo String Quartet. This quartet existed from 1969 to 2013 and has 40 landmark recordings in their discography. Their version of this cycle of the Beethoven String Quartets (Nos. […]
This month our drawing/giveaway is for six collector edition sets from Harmonia mundi of the 8-SACD collection of the Complete Beethoven String Quartets performed by the world-famous Tokyo String Quartet. Our review is here. This hi-res multichannel recording is a major sonic improvement over their earlier complete Beethoven set on the RCA CD label, and […]
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto; Grosse Fuge in B-flat Major – Wolfgang Schneiderhahn, v./ Berlin Philharmonic Orch./ Wilhelm Furtwaengler – Pristine Audio
Mark Obert-Thorn and Pristine restore one of the monumental readings of the Beethoven Violin Concerto, too long denied us Furtwaengler faithful; and the Great Fugue proves no less overwhelming.