The Juilliard Quartet performs string quartets by Bartók, Dvorák and Mozart

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Album title:
Bartók * Dvorák * Mozart
Composer(s):
Bartok, Dvorak, Mozart
Works:
Mozart: String Quartet No. 2; Bartók: String Quartet No. 3; Dvorák: String Quartet No. 3
Performer:
Juilliard Quartet
Label:
Orfeo
Catalogue Number:
927 161 B (1965)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
The Juilliard Quartet performs string quartets by Bartók, Dvorák and Mozart

In the 1965 Salzburg Festival, the Juilliard’s Mozart K499 is overripe though surprisingly fresh, while Bartók third is a tour de force. Dvorák No. 11 is a touch congested, rescued by a mercurial Scherzo.

Helen Wallace

 

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