Frank Bridge's exploratory late chamber works can sound reticent, elusive in performance. Not here: fire, drama and intense fantasy abound, but there's no lack of refined control or shaping... — BBC Music Magazine, March 2008, 5 out of 5 starsMore…
Even by the high standards of previous Maggini/ Naxos offerings, this is an exceptionally fine disc.
If you don't know Frank Bridge's First Quartet of 1906, its ardour and melodic fecundity compel... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
Release Date: 7th Sep 2003
Catalogue No: 8557133
Length: 59 minutes
Gramophone Magazine, October 2003, Editor's Choice
It’s at moments like this that I wonder if we take Naxos for granted...presented like this – a hefty 20-disc box of British string quartets, recorded by the Maggini Quartet between 1994 and 2009... — Gramophone Magazine, December 2019More…