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Chandos - up to 30% off

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To celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year, we're offering up to 30% off the whole Chandos label including downloads until 7th October 2019 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).

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The performances are all superbly judged and controlled, balancing fragility with strength, restraint with great depth of feeling… The early Divertimenti, played with considerable wit and elegance,... More…

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The Doric Quartet, making sparing use of vibrato, play with much sensitivity. Their slow movements, in particular, are beautifully done...But elsewhere a determination to characterise the music... More…

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Even in a work as well known as the Quartettsatz they lend character through elasticity of phrasing, which nicely counterbalances the piece’s inherent energy. But the main event is the G major... More…

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Here's a disc that merits an especially big welcome...At last comes a strong challenger which brings together all three of these wonderful but so often misunderstood quartets. The play has all... More…

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These are performances that take you inside the music, so that it’s almost possible to hear them with a performer’s ear and experience the delight as the notes leap off the page and into life... More…

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BBC Symphony Orchestra, Doric String Quartet, Edward Gardner

Complex, multi-faceted, subtly changeable Elgar…Gardner is a master of transitions: the gradual transformation of scherzo to slow movement is only the most striking, but there are plenty of others.... More…

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No quartet in my experience has employed such a wide range of colour and dynamics in this music, often with revelatory results…the Doric's daring, imaginative and technically superb performances... More…

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the early Quartet is a remarkable creation, with its searching chromaticism, huge technical strength, and formidable finale...The Doric Quartet play both works with an ultra-focused vividness... More…

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These are highly strung performances, not always comfortable but alive. More…

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Jennifer Pike (violin) & Tom Poster (piano)

Doric String Quartet

Violinist Jennifer Pike, pianist Tom Poster and the Doric String Quartet have done much more than scratch the surface of this piece...it is their handling of the gradually building tension in... More…

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