String Quartets Essentials

String Quartets Essentials

About this playlist

The balanced, intimate sound of the string quartet makes it irresistible to composers, and it became one of the cornerstones of the classical era, with Joseph Haydn often hailed as the "father" of the form. The string quartets of Beethoven, Mozart, Shostakovich and Bartok are considered among their most important work.

Tracklist

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Curated by

Natalia Fernández Muela

Primephonic Catalog Specialist

About this playlist

The balanced, intimate sound of the string quartet makes it irresistible to composers, and it became one of the cornerstones of the classical era, with Joseph Haydn often hailed as the "father" of the form. The string quartets of Beethoven, Mozart, Shostakovich and Bartok are considered among their most important work.

Curated by

Natalia Fernández Muela

Primephonic Catalog Specialist

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