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Geraldine Walther (viola)

Geraldine Walther joined the Takács Quartet in August 2005. She grew up in Tampa, Florida, and studied at the Curtis and Manhattan Schools of Music. She was Principal of the San Francisco Symphony from 1976 to 2005 and performed many works as soloist with the orchestra, including several US premieres. Before joining the Takács Quartet she played regularly at leading chamber music festivals and as a guest artist with the Guarneri, Lindsay, Tokyo and Vermeer Quartets. She lives in Longmont, Colorado, with her husband and has two daughters. She enjoys reading and the cinema, and is an avid runner.

Albums
'Brahms: String Quartet & Piano Quintet' (CDA67551)
Brahms: String Quartet & Piano Quintet
'Brahms: String Quartets Opp 67 & 51/1' (CDA67552)
Brahms: String Quartets Opp 67 & 51/1
'Brahms: String Quintets' (CDA67900)
Brahms: String Quintets
MP3 £6.99FLAC £6.99ALAC £6.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 96 kHz £10.50ALAC 24-bit 96 kHz £10.50 CDA67900  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Britten: String Quartets Nos 1, 2 & 3' (CDA68004)
Britten: String Quartets Nos 1, 2 & 3
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'Haydn: String Quartets Op 71' (CDA67793)
Haydn: String Quartets Op 71
'Haydn: String Quartets Op 74' (CDA67781)
Haydn: String Quartets Op 74
'Schubert: Death and the Maiden' (CDA30019)
Schubert: Death and the Maiden
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £8.50 CDA30019  Hyperion 30th Anniversary series  
'Schubert: Death and the Maiden' (CDA67585)
Schubert: Death and the Maiden
'Schubert: String Quintet & String Quartet D956 & 703' (CDA67864)
Schubert: String Quintet & String Quartet D956 & 703
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'Schumann: String Quartet & Piano Quintet' (CDA67631)
Schumann: String Quartet & Piano Quintet
Complete works available for download
JOHANNES BRAHMS  (1833-1897)
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 with Stephen Hough (piano), Takács Quartet
String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 67 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in C minor, Op 51 No 1 with Takács Quartet
String Quintet No 1 in F major, Op 88 with Takács Quartet, Lawrence Power (viola)
String Quintet No 2 in G major, Op 111 with Takács Quartet, Lawrence Power (viola)
BENJAMIN BRITTEN  (1913-1976)
String Quartet No 1 in D major, Op 25 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet No 2 in C major, Op 36 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet No 3, Op 94 with Takács Quartet
JOSEPH HAYDN  (1732-1809)
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 71 No 1 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in C major, Op 74 No 1 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in D major, Op 71 No 2 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in E flat major, Op 71 No 3 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in F major, Op 74 No 2 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet in G minor 'Rider', Op 74 No 3 with Takács Quartet
FRANZ SCHUBERT  (1797-1828)
String Quartet in C minor 'Quartettsatz', D703 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet No 13 in A minor 'Rosamunde', D804 with Takács Quartet
String Quartet No 14 in D minor 'Death and the Maiden', D810 with Takács Quartet
String Quintet in C major, D956 with Takács Quartet, Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)
ROBERT SCHUMANN  (1810-1856)
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44 with Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Takács Quartet
String Quartet in A major, Op 41 No 3 with Takács Quartet
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44 (Schumann)
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 (Brahms)
String Quartet in A major, Op 41 No 3 (Schumann)
String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2 (Brahms)
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 67 (Brahms)
String Quartet in B flat major, Op 71 No 1 (Haydn)
String Quartet in C major, Op 74 No 1 (Haydn)
String Quartet in C minor 'Quartettsatz', D703 (Schubert)
String Quartet in C minor, Op 51 No 1 (Brahms)
String Quartet in D major, Op 71 No 2 (Haydn)
String Quartet in E flat major, Op 71 No 3 (Haydn)
String Quartet in F major, Op 74 No 2 (Haydn)
String Quartet in G minor 'Rider', Op 74 No 3 (Haydn)
String Quartet No 1 in D major, Op 25 (Britten)
String Quartet No 13 in A minor 'Rosamunde', D804 (Schubert)
String Quartet No 14 in D minor 'Death and the Maiden', D810 (Schubert)
String Quartet No 2 in C major, Op 36 (Britten)
String Quartet No 3, Op 94 (Britten)
String Quintet in C major, D956 (Schubert)
String Quintet No 1 in F major, Op 88 (Brahms)
String Quintet No 2 in G major, Op 111 (Brahms)
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