Beethoven Quartets Bartók Quartet

Patricia Kopatchinskaja & Fazıl Say - Beethoven  Ravel  Bartók  Say (2008)

Patricia Kopatchinskaja & Fazıl Say - Beethoven Ravel Bartók Say (feat. violin Patricia Kopatchinskaja, piano Fazıl Say) (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC +CUE + LOG | 294 MB | no scans
MP3 | CBR 320kbps | 154 MB
Classical/Piano/Strings/Chamber | Label: Naive | 67:21

The young and trendy duo of Moldavian violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Turkish pianist Fazil Say rips deliriously into a highly enterprising program as if tomorrow were a chancy affair. It’s more than their hearts that they wear on their sleeves; they lay out their emotional guts in a dazzling display of virtuosity and breathtaking musical entertainment. At one moment in Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” sonata, Kopatchinskaja’s racing along, clipping eighth notes in a furious rush to the finish; at the next she’s finding aphrodisiacal sweetness in a simple, two-bar ritardando. Say follows a pounding accompaniment with a phrase of sudden elegance worthy of the slow movement of the “Emperor” Concerto. In Bartók’s six “Romanian Folk Dances,” Kopatchinskaja sometimes rips her pizzicati with destructive force, sometimes plucks lyrically with wonderfully expressive grace. Perhaps she doesn’t throw off Ravel’s pretty little Sonata with enough casual cool, but in Say’s 13-minute Violin Sonata, she captures all the magic of its moonlit beauty.
Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes (2017)

Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 69:50 min | 323 MB
Label: Alpha | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

The Quatuor Voce, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, follows up its two recordings of Mozart with Juliette Hurel (ALPHA204) and Brahms with Lise Berthaud (ALPHA214) by inviting us on a journey to central Europe. The three works recorded here were written over a period of twenty years. Two of them allude to their composer’s love lives. Bartók’s First Quartet might be seen as Beethoven’s Quartet no.17.
Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes (2017)

Quatuor Voce - Bartók, Schulhoff & Janáček: Lettres intimes (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:55 | 161 MB
Label: Alpha | Release Year: 2017

The Quatuor Voce, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, follows up its two recordings of Mozart with Juliette Hurel (ALPHA204) and Brahms with Lise Berthaud (ALPHA214) by inviting us on a journey to central Europe. The three works recorded here were written over a period of twenty years. Two of them allude to their composer’s love lives. Bartók’s First Quartet might be seen as Beethoven’s Quartet no.17.
Zehetmair Quartett - Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Béla Bartók (2001)

Zehetmair Quartett - Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Béla Bartók (2001)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 00:43:01 | 191 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ECM New Series | Catalog: 465776

The Hartmann, completed in 1933, shows the influence of Berg's Lyric Suite as well as Bartók's 1928 quartet, with which it shares this outstanding disc. Hartmann went into "inner exile" after the Nazi takeover, refusing to allow his work to be published or performed in Germany. Performed abroad, the quartet won a Swiss prize in 1936. It's a powerful work, with a dark, tragic opening that gives way to furious outbursts and energetic declamations. Making an immediate impact, it should not be missed, especially in the Zehetmair Quartet's spontaneous, tingling performance
Schoenberg, Berg, Webern, Zemlinsky  - Complete String Quartets (2013) (LaSalle Quartet) (6CD Box set)  {Deutsche Grammophon}

Schoenberg, Berg, Webern, Zemlinsky - Complete String Quartets (2013) (LaSalle Quartet) (6CD Box set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1720 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 902 mb
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon / B00E5YNBSU

These first complete recordings of the string quartets of Schoenberg, Berg, Webern and Zemlinsky have won numerous international awards and been hailed as landmarks in the discography of 20th-century music. Impeccable ensemble, superbly blended timbre and pure intonation ….This set [Schoenberg, Berg, Webern] is indeed a wonderful achievement (MusicWeb International). Febrile intensity and faultless proportioning of each formal structure [Zemlinsky] (Guardian).

Vegh Quartet - Bela Bartok: Complete String Quartets (2001) 3CD  Music

Posted by Designol at March 18, 2016
Vegh Quartet - Bela Bartok: Complete String Quartets (2001) 3CD

Quatuor Végh - Béla Bartók: Complete String Quartets (2001) 3CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 618 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 50 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Naïve | # V 4870 | Time: 02:18:54

The Végh Quartet was not only one of the finest string quartets from mid-twentieth century Europe, but its style was never subjected to radical change over the years from personnel changes because the four original players remained members for 38 of the 40 years of the ensemble's existence. Its style evolved in subtle ways, of course, but its essential character endured until 1978: the quartet was Central European in its sound, with a bit more prominence given to the cello in order to build tonal qualities from the bottom upward. The Végh Quartet was best known for its cycles – two each – of the Beethoven and Bartók quartets. It also performed and recorded many of the Haydn quartets, as well as numerous other staples of the repertory by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, and Debussy. For a group that disbanded in 1980, its recordings are still quite popular, with major efforts available in varied reissues from Music & Arts, Archipel, Naïve, and Orfeo.
Béla Bartók - Alban Berg Quartett - String Quartets 1-6 (1986, reissue 2006, EMI # 0946 3 60947 2 4) [RE-UP]

Béla Bartók - Alban Berg Quartett - String Quartets 1-6
2xCD | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 647 MB | Full Artwork: 62 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: EMI # 0946 3 60947 2 4 | Country/Year: Europe 2006, 1987
Genre: Classical | Style: Early 20th Century

“The Alban Berg bring all their usual sophistication and Viennese hothouse climate to works which are sometimes illuminated by them, and equally often obscured.” ~BBC Music Magazine

Haydn - String Quartets (Emerson String Quartet) (2001)  Music

Posted by Ebisu at Aug. 22, 2013
Haydn - String Quartets (Emerson String Quartet) (2001)

Haydn - String Quartets (Emerson String Quartet) (2001)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 782.22 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog N.: 471 3272 | TT: 180:52

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Emerson Quartet has made its first all-Haydn recording, featuring seven of his most famous quartets on two CDs. Presented chronologically, the program is arranged for utmost contrast of tonality, atmosphere, and character. The prevailing mood is joyous, as befits the occasion, though three quartets are in minor keys. The opening work, Op. 20, No. 5, is dark, brooding, and achingly beautiful. –Edith Eisler

Walton: String Quartets - Doric String Quartet (2011)  Music

Posted by naponski at March 20, 2012
Walton: String Quartets - Doric String Quartet (2011)

Walton: String Quartets - Doric String Quartet (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 255 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 10661

This new release represents one of the comparatively rare recordings of the highly attractive string quartets by William Walton, one of England’s finest composers. The works are performed by the Doric String Quartet, exclusive Chandos artists and among the youngest and most impressive quartets on the classical music scene today. Their recent release, of the string quartets by Korngold, was given ‘Editor’s Choice’ in Gramophone.
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel - Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel - Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 39:41 minutes | 608 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Gustavo Dudamel's skillful conducting and dedication to music drew international attention while he was just in his twenties and continues to attract diverse audiences throughout the world. Dudamel began violin lessons at age 10 in Venezuela's El Sistema music program and then began studying conducting in 1995 with Rodolfo Saglimbeni. In 1999 he was named music director of the program's Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, studying with El Sistema's founder, José Antonio Abreu.