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Quartets - Released February 23, 2018 | Alpha

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions Gramophone Editor's Choice - 5 étoiles de Classica
The Elias Quartet has already recorded a complete cycle of Beethoven quartets at Wigmore Hall that was extremely well received by the critics. Now Sara Bitlloch, Donald Grant, Martin Saving and Marie Bitlloch present on Alpha an album devoted to Schumann: "We have always had a special affection for Robert Schumann’s Third Quartet. It’s one of the first works we played together. Since then we have often come back to it, as if to a splendid and familiar region that we think we know thoroughly, but which yields up new secrets with each visit. The Second Quartet, on the other hand, was a much later and more complicated discovery for us. The writing is so personal, so unidiomatic for the instruments, so full of nuances, that to begin with we found it hard to come up with a unanimous voice for this work. The enthusiasm of the first movement can easily turn into anxiety if you push it a bit too far. In the slow movement, the texture is sometimes so bare that to convey its tenderness you have to sustain it with great fervour. The capricious Scherzo is bristling with rhythmic pitfalls and requires a diabolical mastery of the instruments, while the Finale is an endless explosion of joy!". © Alpha Classics
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Classical - Released April 22, 2013 | Alpha

Booklet Distinctions 5 de Diapason
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Classical - Released November 8, 2010 | Alpha

Booklets Distinctions 5 de Diapason - 4 étoiles de Classica
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Classical - Released August 26, 2010 | Alpha

Booklet Distinctions Choc de Classica - Choc Classica de l'année
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Classical - Released March 8, 2010 | Alpha

Booklet
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Classical - Released November 9, 2009 | Alpha

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Classical - Released April 27, 2009 | Alpha

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Classical - Released November 3, 2008 | Alpha

Distinctions 9 de Classica-Répertoire
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Classical - Released August 25, 2008 | Alpha

Distinctions 9 de Classica-Répertoire
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Classical - Released August 25, 2008 | Alpha

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Classical - Released January 1, 2007 | Alpha

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Classical - Released January 1, 2006 | Alpha

Distinctions 10 de Classica-Répertoire

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