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Harmonia Mundi - up to 30% off

Until 12th August 2019, we're offering up to 30% off all recordings on the Harmonia Mundi label including downloads (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).

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Jon Nakamatsu (piano), Jon Manasse (clarinet)

Tokyo String Quartet

both works receive performances that understand and warmly identify with Brahms's intentions: the playing is expressive and there is an obvious love of the music throughout. The Tokyo Quartet... More…

SACD

($14.00) $10.50

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This release includes a digital booklet

30 CDs

($59.75) $41.75

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Enjoyable as other digital recordings of Beethoven's first quartets by (for example) the Takács and Lindsay Quartets are, this new Tokyo set just about pips all rivals to the post.
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Virtuosity serving profundity? An unlikely concept perhaps but it happens here...It's the shared experience that tells - the dovetailing of the parts, of knowing when to blend or separate, when... More…

3 SACDs

($26.00) $19.50

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This release includes a digital booklet

In some ways, the Tokyo Quartet on this splendid recorded CD seem almost too relaxed at the start of the American...[They] respond rather better to the tragic drama of Smetana's From My Life... More…

This release includes a digital booklet

Op 74 is an underrated masterpiece… Robert Simpson's… description of the introductory poco adagio as lit from within by a quiet, human warmth, find an echo in the Tokyo String Quartet's interpretation... More…

No digital booklet included

Fine, bright tuning, a platinum-tipped first violin, minutely nuanced dynamics - you can hear it all, in the music of the spheres of the second quartet's second movement; in the harmonic suspense... More…

This release includes a digital booklet

the sound of this ensemble is something to marvel at, especially when it has been so beautifully recorded by Harmonia Mundi…these performances are notable for the superlative polish of the playing,... More…

This release includes a digital booklet

with David Watkin (2nd cello)

Tokyo String Quartet

Almost all the players who perform here seem stirred enough by the music's pathos and power to rise to the occasion...[to give] an intense, sweeping account of the work. I have no complaints,... More…

This release includes a digital booklet

Juan Enric Lluna (clarinet)

Tokyo String Quartet

CD

($7.50) $6.25

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