String Quartet No.1

Johannes Brahms

String Quartet No.1 in C minor

Op. 51/1

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Brahms' attitude toward the importance of the string quartet as the ultimate expression of the composer's craft can be understood when it is considered that he reputedly sketched and destroyed some 20 quartets before creating one worthy of publication. Also, when it is considered that Haydn produced 68, Mozart 23 and B... read more

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