Felix Mendelssohn's impassioned F minor quartet was the fiercely personal response to his sister Fanny's deathin 1847, only a few months before his own. The Takács Quartet frame it with equally committed accounts of a much earlier work, and Fanny's own important contribution to the genre.
Felix Mendelssohn's impassioned F minor quartet was the fiercely personal response to his sister Fanny's deathin 1847, only a few months before his own. The Takács Quartet frame it with equally committed accounts of a much earlier work, and Fanny's own important contribution to the genre.
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Rel. Date: 10/29/2021
UPC: 034571283302

Mendelssohn & Mendelssohn: String Quartets
Artist: Takacs Quartet
Format: CD
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1. Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat major I. Adagio ma non troppo
2. Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat major II. Allegretto
3. Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat major III. Romanze
4. Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat major IV. Allegro molto vivace
5. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor Op.80 I. Allegro vivace assai - Presto
6. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor Op.80 II. Allegro assai
7. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor Op.80 III. Adagio
8. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor Op.80 IV. Finale: Allegro molto
9. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor Op.13 I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
10. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor Op.13 II. Adagio non lento
11. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor Op.13 III. Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto - Allegro di molto
12. Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor Op.13 IV. Presto - Adagio non lento

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Felix Mendelssohn's impassioned F minor quartet was the fiercely personal response to his sister Fanny's deathin 1847, only a few months before his own. The Takács Quartet frame it with equally committed accounts of a much earlier work, and Fanny's own important contribution to the genre.