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Intense, passionate and impeccable in it's musical disciplines, the Berlin-based Artemis Quartet "consistently finds a balance between projecting musical structure and conveying immediacy." Confirming that verdict from the New York Times is this 23CD collection, encompassing all the recordings the ensemble made between 1996 and 2018. The Artemis Quartet began life in 1989 and developed a particular reputation in the central Austro-German repertoire. If Beethoven justly asserts a powerful presence, the scope of this collection extends as far as Eastern Europe and South America and well into the 20th century. Over the period of nearly a quarter of a century documented in this box, there were changes in the Artemis Quartet's lineup, but as founding cellist Eckart Runge explains, this "brought new inspiration - an opportunity to broaden horizons and introduce fresh ideas." The ensemble suffered a tragic loss with the untimely death of violist Friedemann Weigle in 2015. Just days earlier, the Artemis had completed a recording of Dvorák's lyrical and poignant 'American' Quartet; it is now released for the very first time. This landmark box is completed by a comprehensive booklet which includes reminiscences from members of the Artemis Quartet and from sound engineers who collaborated with them.
Intense, passionate and impeccable in it's musical disciplines, the Berlin-based Artemis Quartet "consistently finds a balance between projecting musical structure and conveying immediacy." Confirming that verdict from the New York Times is this 23CD collection, encompassing all the recordings the ensemble made between 1996 and 2018. The Artemis Quartet began life in 1989 and developed a particular reputation in the central Austro-German repertoire. If Beethoven justly asserts a powerful presence, the scope of this collection extends as far as Eastern Europe and South America and well into the 20th century. Over the period of nearly a quarter of a century documented in this box, there were changes in the Artemis Quartet's lineup, but as founding cellist Eckart Runge explains, this "brought new inspiration - an opportunity to broaden horizons and introduce fresh ideas." The ensemble suffered a tragic loss with the untimely death of violist Friedemann Weigle in 2015. Just days earlier, the Artemis had completed a recording of Dvorák's lyrical and poignant 'American' Quartet; it is now released for the very first time. This landmark box is completed by a comprehensive booklet which includes reminiscences from members of the Artemis Quartet and from sound engineers who collaborated with them.
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Complete Recordings 1996-2018
Artist: Artemis Quartet
Format: CD
New: Available $99.98
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DISC: 1

1. CD 1-8 Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets
2. CD 9 Schubert String Quartets Nos. 13 'Rosamunde' ; 14 'Death and the Maiden'
3. CD 10 Schubert String Quartet No. 15
4. CD 11 Schubert String Quartet D.703 (Quartettsatz), String Quintet
5. CD 12 Brahms String Quartets Nos. 1 ; 3
6. CD 13 Schumann ; Brahms Piano Quintets
7. CD 14 Brahms String Quartet No. 2 · Verdi String Quartet
8. CD 15 Mozart Flute Quartets Nos. 1-4 · 2 Overtures
9. CD 16 Mendelssohn String Quartets Nos. 3 ; 6
10. CD 17 Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 / Dvorák String Quartet No. 12 'American' Previously Unreleased
11. CD 18 Dvorák String Quartet No. 13 · Janácek String Quartet No. 2
12. CD 19 R. Strauss String Sextet from Capriccio · Berg Piano Sonata (Transc.) ·Schönberg Verklärte Nacht
13. CD 20 Wolf Italienische Serenade · Zemlinsky String Quartet No. 1 · Webern FÜNF Sätze FÜR Streichquartett · Berg Lyrische
14. CD 21 Shostakovich String Quartets Nos. 5 ; 7 · Piano Quintet
15. CD 22 Ligeti String Quartets Nos. 1 ; 2
16. CD 23 the Piazzolla Project

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Intense, passionate and impeccable in it's musical disciplines, the Berlin-based Artemis Quartet "consistently finds a balance between projecting musical structure and conveying immediacy." Confirming that verdict from the New York Times is this 23CD collection, encompassing all the recordings the ensemble made between 1996 and 2018. The Artemis Quartet began life in 1989 and developed a particular reputation in the central Austro-German repertoire. If Beethoven justly asserts a powerful presence, the scope of this collection extends as far as Eastern Europe and South America and well into the 20th century. Over the period of nearly a quarter of a century documented in this box, there were changes in the Artemis Quartet's lineup, but as founding cellist Eckart Runge explains, this "brought new inspiration - an opportunity to broaden horizons and introduce fresh ideas." The ensemble suffered a tragic loss with the untimely death of violist Friedemann Weigle in 2015. Just days earlier, the Artemis had completed a recording of Dvorák's lyrical and poignant 'American' Quartet; it is now released for the very first time. This landmark box is completed by a comprehensive booklet which includes reminiscences from members of the Artemis Quartet and from sound engineers who collaborated with them.
        
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