Michael Tippett

Michael Tippett (1905-1998)

Nationality: English
Born: January 2, 1905, London Died: January 8, 1998, London (age 93)

String Quartet No. 2

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
6:30 I. Allegro grazioso
5:09 II. Andante
3:02 III. Presto
5:44 IV. Allegro appassionato
Duration: 24 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1941-1942 (age 35-37)
Premiere: March 27, 1943. Wigmore Hall. Zorian Quartet
5 recordings, 19 videos
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6:24
Zorian Quartet
I. Allegro grazioso
5:14
Zorian Quartet
II. Andante
2:58
Zorian Quartet
III. Presto
5:48
Zorian Quartet
IV. Allegro appassionato
6:42
Heath Quartet
I. Allegro grazioso
4:53
Heath Quartet
II. Andante
3:05
Heath Quartet
III. Presto
6:19
Heath Quartet
IV. Allegro appassionato
6:24
Tippett Quartet
I. Allegro grazioso
4:41
Tippett Quartet
II. Andante
3:11
Tippett Quartet
III. Presto
5:34
Tippett Quartet
IV. Allegro appassionato
19:45
Britten Quartet
6:37
Britten Quartet
I. Allegro grazioso
4:27
Britten Quartet
II. Andante
3:08
Britten Quartet
III. Presto
5:34
Britten Quartet
IV. Allegro appassionato
11:04
Amadeus Quartet
(part 1 of 2)
8:47
Amadeus Quartet
(part 2 of 2)

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