SCHUBERT: String Quartets D804, 810 and 887 – review. Artemis Quartet

Andrew Clements:

"At the halfway stage of their Beethoven cycle for Virgin, the Artemis Quartet have turned their attention to a different but, in many ways, equally daunting challenge. Schubert's last three string quartets make a natural two-disc set, though few listeners will want to tackle all of these intense works (which arguably sit alongside Beethoven's late works and the six of Bartók at the summit of the quartet repertoire) in a single sitting."


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