Michael Tippett

Michael Tippett (1905-1998)

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

String Quartet No. 3

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
8:07 I. Grave e sostenuto - Allegro moderato
7:05 II. Andante
3:33 III. Allegro molto e con brio
7:52 IV. Lento
4:24 V. Allegro commodo
Duration: 32 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1945-1946 (age 39-41)
Premiere: October 19, 1946. Wigmore Hall. Zorian Quartet
5 recordings, 19 videos
autoopen autoplay
8:07
Britten Quartet
I. Grave e sostenuto - Allegro moderato
7:40
Britten Quartet
II. Andante
3:32
Britten Quartet
III. Allegro molto e con brio
7:16
Britten Quartet
IV. Lento
4:17
Britten Quartet
V. Allegro commodo
8:26
Tippett Quartet
I. Grave e sostenuto - Allegro moderato
6:57
Tippett Quartet
II. Andante
3:22
Tippett Quartet
III. Allegro molto e con brio
8:30
Tippett Quartet
IV. Lento
4:20
Tippett Quartet
V. Allegro commodo
8:09
Heath Quartet
I. Grave e sostenuto - Allegro moderato
6:20
Heath Quartet
II. Andante
3:45
Heath Quartet
III. Allegro molto e con brio
7:39
Heath Quartet
IV. Lento
5:17
Heath Quartet
V. Allegro commodo
14:31
Quartet Pro Musica
(part 1 of 3)
14:31
Quartet Pro Musica
(part 2 of 3)
3:48
Quartet Pro Musica
(part 3 of 3)
30:39
Britten Quartet (complete)

Related Composers

Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Teacher
Nationality: Irish
Born: June 15, 1866, Armagh Died: July 12, 1926, Cambridge (age 60)
R. O. Morris (1886-1948)
Teacher
Nationality: English
Born: March 3, 1886, York Died: December 14, 1948, London (age 62)
Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)
Teacher
Nationality: English
Born: July 5, 1895, London Died: June 8, 1984, Saffron Walden (age 88)
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Friend/Colleague
Nationality: English
Born: November 22, 1913, Lowestoft Died: December 4, 1976, Aldeburgh (age 63)
Alan Ridout (1934-1996)
Student
Nationality: English
Born: December 9, 1934, West Wickham, Kent Died: March 19, 1996, Caen, France (age 61)