Haydn String Quartets Op. 9/4, Op. 17/3, Op. 17/5

Haydn String Quartets Op. 9/4, Op. 17/3, Op. 17/5

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Artist: Smithsonian String Quartet

Composer: Joseph Haydn

Format: 1 CD

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Haydn's quartets and symphonies, his oratorios and church pieces, please equally on the Danube and on the Thames, on the Seine and on the Neva, and are treasured across the seas as they are in our own part of the world. Original and abundant ideas, deep feeling, fantasy wisely controlled by penetrating study of the art, skill in the development of an idea basically simple, calculation of effort by clever distribution of light and shadow, pouring forth of the slyest human and easy flow and free movement: these are the qualities that distinguish Haydn's earliest and latest productions alike. —Kenneth Slowik


Track List

Quartet in D Minor, Op. 9, No. 4 (Hob. III:22)
1. Moderato
2. Menuet, Allegreto
3. Largo
4. Finale, Presto

Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 17, No. 3 (Hob. III:27)
5. Andante grazioso
6. Menuet, Allegretto
7. Adagio
8. Finale, Allegro di molto

Quartet in G Major, Op. 17, No. 5 (Hob. III:29)
9. Moderato
10. Menuet, Allegretto
11. Adagio
12. Finale, Presto


Total time: 66:11
Release date: 2009
UPC: 053479090522

You cannot go wrong by having the Smithson at both ends of your Haydn quartet shelf.
— James H. North, Fanfare

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