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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

String Quartets

New Budapest Quartet
8CDs Deleted
Originally issued on CDA66401/8
Recording details: Various dates
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Various engineers
Release date: November 1999
Total duration: 511 minutes 22 seconds

Cover artwork: Der Watzmann (1824/5) by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840)
National Gallery, Berlin


'Fine performances, always intelligent, with many considerable insights … perfect intonation and excellent ensemble and tonal blend, with first-class Hyperion recording' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

‘Very fine … I enjoyed these performances because they deliver Beethoven as I want him, free of the biographical sensationalism. Highly recommended, not least for its super-budget price’ (CD News)

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