The world of the string quartet.

A Listmania! list by Enrique Ovidio Carro Rey
(REAL NAME)   
 
Dvorák: String Quartets
1.  Dvorák: String Quartets by Antonín Dvorák
The list author says:
  "This set includes Cypresses. And the slow movement of the 3rd quartet is my favourite piece for string quartet"
£25.05   Used & New from: £21.57
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet / String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2
2.  Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet / String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 by Ralph Vaughan Williams
The list author says:
  "Little known masterpieces from Vaughan Williams. The star here is the Phantasy Quintet, though."
£5.21   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

String Quartets (Complete)/Aeolian Quartet
3.  String Quartets (Complete)/Aeolian Quartet by Joseph Haydn
The list author says:
  "The string quartet was created here. The best of the set, The seven last words."
Used & New from: £59.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

See buying options
Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets
4.  Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets by Ludwig van Beethoven
The list author says:
  "Excellent music. The late quartets, from the "Rasumovsky" onwards, are astonishing masterworks."
Used & New from: £17.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

See buying options
Shostakovich: The String Quartets
5.  Shostakovich: The String Quartets by Dmitry Shostakovich
The list author says:
  "The best set of string quartets from the 20th century. Some of them rank among the greatest music ever composed."
£14.53   Used & New from: £11.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Schubert: String Quartets
6.  Schubert: String Quartets by Franz Schubert
The list author says:
  "No collection of string quartets is complete without "The death and the maiden". This is an excellent version."
£25.75   Used & New from: £14.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets
7.  Mendelssohn - Complete String Quartets by Felix Mendelssohn
The list author says:
  "Charming, witty, lovely music."
Used & New from: £78.87

See buying options
Debussy: String Quartet in G minor / Ravel: String Quartet in F
8.  Debussy: String Quartet in G minor / Ravel: String Quartet in F by Quartetto Italiano
The list author says:
  "Unmissable. Both of them."
£20.64   Used & New from: £18.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

String Quartet Nos. 1 & 2
9.  String Quartet Nos. 1 & 2 by Borodin Quartet
The list author says:
  "The Notturno of the second quartet is one of the most famous pieces for this ensemble. And rightly so, it's achingly beautiful."
£12.99   Used & New from: £6.23
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Mozart: The String Quartets
10.  Mozart: The String Quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The list author says:
  "The last, but of course not the least. The "Prussian" quartets are my favourite."
£57.99   Used & New from: £24.80
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Bartók: The String Quartets (2 CDs)
11.  Bartók: The String Quartets (2 CDs) by Takács Quartet
The list author says:
  "And this is a Post Scriptum. Bartók's string quartets are demanding, but in the end they offer many rewards to the listener. But I recommend to leave them until you have heard most of the others."
Used & New from: £23.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

See buying options

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.co.uk
 Go to Your Profile page

About this Listmania!

 

Author

Enrique Ovidio Carro Rey
(REAL NAME)   
Qualifications: Doctor
Last updated: 08/02/2008
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

Alban Berg Quartet Alban Berg Quartet

Alban Berg Quartet: A list of 19 items by Rossman

The best British classical music I own The best British classical music I own

The best British classical music I own: A list of 14 items by Enrique Ovidio Carro Rey

Essential Vaughan Williams from my collection Essential Vaughan Williams from my collection

Essential Vaughan Williams from my collection: A list of 25 items by Cookson

Some Essential Art Music  - and not a symphony to be seen
Some Essential Art Music - and not a symphony to be seen: A list of 25 items by Mr. David R. Watson

NAXOS/ string Quartets [2]
NAXOS/ string Quartets [2]: A list of 18 items by brazuka