Frank Bridge

Frank Bridge (1879-1941)

Nationality: English
Born: February 26, 1879, Brighton Died: January 10, 1941, Eastbourne (age 61)

String Quartet No. 1 in e minor, H.70, Bologna

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
9:32 I. Adagio - Allegro appassionato
8:53 II. Adagio molto
5:01 III. Allegretto grazioso - Animato
6:16 IV. Allegro agitato - Allegro moderato - Adagio molto
Duration: 28 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1906 (age 26-27)
Premiere: June 16, 1909
Published: 1916, London: Augener, Ltd. (age 36-37)
3 recordings, 12 videos
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8:46
Bridge String Quartet
I. Adagio - Allegro appassionato
8:38
Bridge String Quartet
II. Adagio molto
5:09
Bridge String Quartet
III. Allegretto grazioso - Animato
6:14
Bridge String Quartet
IV. Allegro agitato - Allegro moderato - Adagio molto
10:20
Stanford Quartet
I. Adagio - Allegro appassionato
8:44
Stanford Quartet
II. Adagio molto
5:19
Stanford Quartet
III. Allegretto grazioso - Animato
6:32
Stanford Quartet
IV. Allegro agitato - Allegro moderato - Adagio molto
9:29
Shanghai Quartet
I. Adagio - Allegro appassionato
9:18
Shanghai Quartet
II. Adagio molto
4:35
Shanghai Quartet
III. Allegretto grazioso - Animato
6:03
Shanghai Quartet
IV. Allegro agitato - Allegro moderato - Adagio molto

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