Leoš Janáček

Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)

Nationality: Czech
Born: July 3, 1854, Hukvaldy, Moravia Died: August 12, 1928, Moravská Ostrava (age 74)

String Quartet No. 2, Intimate Letters [Listy důvěrné]

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
6:23 I. Andante - Con moto - Allegro
6:03 II. Adagio - Vivace
5:33 III. Moderato - Andante - Adagio
7:31 IV. Allegro - Andante - Adagio
Duration: 26 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1928 (age 73-74)
Premiere: September 11, 1928. Brno. Moravian Quartet
Published: 1938
8 recordings, 20 videos
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5:53
Panocha Quartet
I. Andante - Con moto - Allegro
5:39
Panocha Quartet
II. Adagio - Vivace
5:54
Panocha Quartet
III. Moderato - Andante - Adagio
7:40
Panocha Quartet
IV. Allegro - Andante - Adagio
6:24
Artemis Quartet
I. Andante - Con moto - Allegro
6:26
Artemis Quartet
II. Adagio - Vivace
5:22
Artemis Quartet
III. Moderato - Andante - Adagio
7:42
Artemis Quartet
IV. Allegro - Andante - Adagio
5:56
Škampa Quartet
I. Andante - Con moto - Allegro
5:36
Škampa Quartet
II. Adagio - Vivace
5:33
Škampa Quartet
III. Moderato - Andante - Adagio
7:15
Škampa Quartet
IV. Allegro - Andante - Adagio
6:15
New Bochmann Quartet
II. Adagio - Vivace
25:19
Kubin Quartet
26:05
Janáček Quartet
23:09
Emerson Quartet
6:33
Arcadia Quartet
I. Andante - Con moto - Allegro
6:08
Arcadia Quartet
II. Adagio - Vivace
5:42
Arcadia Quartet
III. Moderato - Andante - Adagio
8:24
Arcadia Quartet
IV. Allegro - Andante - Adagio

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