Skip to main content

 Offer,Bartók: String Quartets Nos. 1-6

Tokyo String Quartet

Recorded over 30 years ago, these emotionally incisive performances still hold their own. The precision in No. 4's scherzo movements is mind-boggling.

2 CDs

($12.75) $10.25

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

Contents

Bartók: String Quartet No. 1, Sz 40 (Op. 7)

28:28
  • Tokyo String Quartet (string quartet)

1. Lento

8:00

2. Allegretto

8:27

3. Introduzione. Allegro - Allegro vivace

12:01

Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Sz 67 (Op. 17)

29:20
  • Tokyo String Quartet (string quartet)

1. Moderato

11:33

2. Allegro molto capriccioso

8:33

3. Lento

9:14

Bartók: String Quartet No. 4, Sz 91

23:24
  • Tokyo String Quartet (string quartet)

1. Allegro

5:55

2. Prestissimo, con sordino

2:56

3. Non troppo lento

5:51

4. Allegretto pizzicato

2:57

5. Allegro molto

5:45

Bartók: String Quartet No. 3, Sz 85

15:24
  • Tokyo String Quartet (string quartet)

1. Prima parte (Moderato)

4:51

2. Seconda parte (Allegro)

8:41

3. Ricapitolazione della prima parte (Moderato)

1:52

Bartók: String Quartet No. 5, Sz 102

31:35
  • Tokyo String Quartet (string quartet)

1. Allegro

7:33

2. Adagio molto

5:59

3. Scherzo. Alla bulgarese

5:18

4. Andante

5:21

5. Finale. Allegro vivace

7:24

Bartók: String Quartet No. 6, Sz 114

30:32
  • Tokyo String Quartet (string quartet)

1. Mesto - Vivace

7:40

2. Mesto - Marcia

8:24

3. Mesto - Burletta (Moderato)

7:32

4. Mesto

6:56