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SCHUBERT: String Quartets D 87 and D 887

SCHUBERT: String Quartets D 87 and D 887

Catalog Number: VMS208
Label: VMS Musical Treasures
Format: CD

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Categories: Chamber Music
Classical Periods: Romantic

Composers: Franz Schubert
Performers: Hugo Wolf Quartett

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

String Quartets D 87 and D887

Hugo Wolf Quartett
Sebastian GĂĽrtler, Violin
RĂ©gis Bringolf, Violin
Gertrud Weinmeister, Viola
Florian Berner, Violoncello

Within just a few short years the Hugo Wolf Quartett has developed from a chamber music lover’s insider tip to one of the most sought after string quartets of its generation. A striking performance ..with penetrating intensity, NEW YORK TIMES. "Urgent and impassioned, but with an absolute commitment to the ideal values of every note" LOS ANGELES TIMES . "One hears in these players, embryonically and in miniature, the qualities that make the Vienna Philharmonic special”.NEW YORK TIMES

The International Hugo Wolf Society of Vienna allowed this ensemble, founded in 1993 at the Vienna University for Music, to use the composer’s name. The group’s current members are the violinists Sebastian Gürtler and Régis Bringolf, the violist Gertrud Weinmeister and the cellist Florian Berner. Shortly thereafter, the quartet won the Fifth International String Quartet Competition in Cremona, took first prize at the 45th International G.B. Viotti Chamber Music Competition, the European Chamber Music Prize and Special Prize of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and were elected Rising Stars.

Track ListingTimeMP3
String Quartet in G D 887, Op. Posth. 161
1Allegro molto moderato15:23
2Andante un poco mosso12:13SCHUBERT: String Quartets D 87 and D 887 - Andante un poco mosso
3Scherzo. Allegro vivace. Trio. Allegretto 7:00
4Allegro assai10:58SCHUBERT: String Quartets D 87 and D 887 - Allegro assai
String Quartet in D D 87, Op. 125/1
5Allegro moderato9:30
6Scherzo prestissimo2:04SCHUBERT: String Quartets D 87 and D 887 - Scherzo prestissimo
8Allegro8:01SCHUBERT: String Quartets D 87 and D 887 - Allegro