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Takács Quartet - Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Takács Quartet

Saturday, November 12, 2011 8:00 pm - Gildenhorn Recital Hall

Four distinct musical personalities come together in the Takács Quartet, bringing a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor to the string quartet repertoire. This program features twentieth-century masters who pushed the boundaries of classical music while retaining the lush melodic qualities of earlier compositional eras. Learn more about the Takács Quartet and the composers and works featured on this program in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:

  Recordings by the Takács Quartet held in the collections of MSPAL

Program:

Leos Janacek - String Quartet No. 1, 'Kreutzer Sonata'   Recordings   Scores   Books: Biographies of the Janacek and critical analysis of his music

Benjamin Britten - String Quartet No. 1, Op. 25   Recordings   Scores   Books: biographies of composer Benjamin Britten

Maurice Ravel - String Quartet in F   Recordings   Scores   Books: biographies of Ravel and critical analysis of his only string quartet Streaming audio: Listen to recordings of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 on Naxos Music Library and Classical Music Library