The London Haydn Quartet: Haydn - String Quartets op.71, 74 (24/96 FLAC)
The London Haydn Quartet: Haydn – String Quartets op.71, 74 (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: London Haydn Quartet
Audio CD
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Hyperion
Release: 2019
Size: 2.96 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

String Quartet, Op. 71 No. 1 in B flat major
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Menuetto: Allegretto
04. IV. Vivace

String Quartet, Op. 71 No. 2 in D major
05. I. Adagio – Allegro
06. II. Adagio cantabile
07. III. Menuetto: Allegro
08. IV. Allegretto – Allegro

String Quartet, Op. 71 No. 3 in E flat major
09. I. Vivace
10. II. Andante con moto
11. III. Menuetto – Trio
12. IV. Vivace

String Quartet, Op. 74 No. 1 in C major
13. I. Allegro
14. II. Andantino
15. III. Menuetto: Allegro – Trio
16. IV. Vivace

String Quartet, Op. 74 No. 2 in F major
17. I. Allegro spiritoso
18. II. Andante grazioso
19. III. Menuetto – Trio
20. IV. Presto

String Quartet, Op. 74 No. 3 in G minor ‘The Rider’
21. I. Allegro non troppo
22. II. Largo assai
23. III. Menuetto: Allegretto – Trio
24. IV. Allegro con brio

Haydn wrote his six ‘Apponyi’ quartets in 1793, for performance during his second London visit the following year. This is a world in which the members of The London Haydn Quartet are very much at home, and they bring all their usual attentive enthusiasm to these masterpieces.

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