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New on takt1: Artemis Quartett

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The Artemis Quartett with music from Tchaikovsky and Schubert, recorded in the Konzerthaus Dortmund.

  • Artemis Quartett | Copyright: © Felix Broede

    Artemis Quartett © Felix Broede

A concert with gripping quartet music at Konzerthaus Dortmund: A closer look at the two slow Andante movements is particularly interesting: The young Tchaikovsky wrote a lament in f minor, based on the Adagio in Beethoven’s late String Quartet in F major, op. 59. In later years, Schubert evokes his art song “Death and the Maiden” (1817), based on a poem by Matthias Claudius, which handles the erry theme of Death personified (from the 16th century).

Two very different pieces for quartet, tracking down the song melodies in their own special ways and functioning as guideposts to a great, symphonic form.

Recording date Konzerthaus Dortmund
30 May 2020
Production year 2020
Production Company takt1
Coproduction Company sone media
Director Simeon Klein
Sound Engineer Stefan Heinen
Original title of music work Streichquartett Nr. 2 F-Dur op. 22
Composer Pjotr Tchaikovsky
Original title Streichquartett Nr. 14 d-Moll D 810, “Der Tod und das Mädchen”
Composer Franz Schubert
Orchestra / Band Artemis Quartett

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