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Casal Quartett – Birth Of The String Quartet Vol. 2

Artists: Casal Quartett

Title: Birth Of The String Quartet Vol. 2

Catalogue No.: SM 143

Release: 24.10.2011


For the first time recorded entirely on Jacobus Stainer instruments.
Telemann, Guillemain, Haydn, Mozart. The German classic-magazine “Fono Forum” wrote 2010 about “Birth Of The String Quartet Vol. 1: “An overwhelming hearing experience“. Summer 2010 this product was winning the prestigious ECHO KLASSIK award for „Best recording in Chamber music 17/18th Century“.Never before a String Quartet had four valuables instruments of the violin maker Jacobus Stainer from the 1650 century available, never before a String Quartet has sounded in such a way.With VOL. 2 of this series the Casal Quartett moves the French and German roots of the kind in the center. Beside works of Guillemain and Telemann you can listen to one of the early Viennese quartets of Mozart and from Haydn the first masterpieces from op. 76. With this performers and these instruments the real Sound of the 18. Century will be present for the first time.


Sonate V Georg Philipp Telemann
Quartett op. 12/2 h-moll Louis Gabriel Guillemain
Allegro moderato
Aria grazioso. Altro
Streichquartett KV 170 C-Dur Wolfgang Amadé Mozart
Thema. Menuetto
Un poco Adagio
Rondeaux. Allegro
Streichquartett op. 76/1 G-Dur Hob. III:75 Joseph Haydn
Allegro con spirito
Adagio sostenuto
Finale. Allegro ma non troppo