Takacs Quartet Archive
DVORAK: String Quartet Op. 105, String Quintet Op. 97 – Takacs Quartet/ Lawrence Foster, viola – Hyperion
DVORAK: String Quartet in A-flat Major, Op. 105; String Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 97 – Takacs Quartet/ Lawrence Foster, viola – Hyperion CDA68142, 64:59 (9/29/17) [Distr. By Harmonia mundi/PIAS] ****: Splendid readings of to late Dvorak chamber music staples provide a lush hour of listening pleasure. Antonin Dvorak, while enjoying his position as […]
FRANCK: Piano Quintet in f minor; DEBUSSY: String Quartet – Takacs Quartet/ Marc-Andre Hamelin, p. – Hyperion
Wonderful performances of some lesser heard masterworks. CÉSAR FRANCK: Piano Quintet in f minor; CLAUDE DEBUSSY: String Quartet in g minor – Takacs Quartet/ Marc-Andre Hamelin, p. – Hyperion CDA68061, 62:25 (5/22/16) [Distr. by Harmonia mundi] ****: While Debussy and his music are widely known, his string quartet – an immensely lovely sole work of […]
BRAHMS: Viola Sonatas, in f; in E-flat; Trio in a – Geraldine Walther, viola/ David Korevaar, p./ Andras Fejer, cello – MSR Classics
These are great recordings, and if you don’t own them in this form, you are now required to acquire them!
The centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth is bringing to light the greatness of his string quartets, of which this recording is one of the best
HAYDN: String Quartets Op. 71 Nos. 1–3, “Apponyi” – Takács Q. – Hyperion HAYDN: String Quartets Op. 74 Nos. 1–3, “Apponyi” – Takács Q. – Hyperion
These recordings of the six “Apponyi” Quartets is a success on every score—the start of a Haydn series by the Takács on Hyperion?