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Psophos

Ernő Dohnányi

String Quartet no.1 in A major, op.7

Johannes Brahms

String Quartet no.1 in C minor, op.51

The Psophos quartet

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String Quartet no.1 in A major, op.7
Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960)
Allegro
Scherzo : Allegretto grazioso
Molto adagio con espressione
Finale : Vivace
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String Quartet no.1 in C minor, op.51
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Allegro
Romanze. Poco adagio
Allegretto molto moderato e comodo
Allegro



Total duration: 59’38
Text: Vincent Agrech
Translations and proofreading: Charles Johnston
Sound recording, art direction, editing, mastering: Jean-Marc Laisné (Amati)
Recorded on 4-6 january 2014 at Vézelay, (Cité de la Voix)

AR RE-SE 2014-1

Brahms, inventor of the past ?


  We know how many misunderstandings resulted from the distance the composer placed between himself and the advocates of a « music of the future » aiming to abolish structural frameworks and replace them with dramatic, pictural expression, fulfilling the creator's ego in an outpourring from which there could be no return...