String Quartet No.63

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet No.63 in Bb major

Hob. III/78, Op. 76/4 • “Erdödy Quartets, Sunrise”

About this work...

As a student the difficult Beethoven has come and gone, no doubt to the relief of both. Haydn goes from one incredible accomplishment to another and none perhaps greater than this quartet. It is well named. The violin emerges from the ensemble exactly as the sun rises. This figure alternates with another more bustling... read more