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Quartets - Released September 1, 2017 | naïve classique

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Quartets - Released March 17, 2017 | audite Musikproduktion

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Quartets - Released April 1, 2009 | Coviello Classics

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Quartets - Released November 11, 2014 | Music and Arts Programs of America

Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Quartets - Released March 10, 2014 | harmonia mundi

Hi-Res Booklet + Video Distinctions Gramophone Editor's Choice - Hi-Res Audio
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Quartets - Released January 7, 2014 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions 4 étoiles du Monde de la Musique
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Quartets - Released January 3, 2014 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions Choc du Monde de la Musique
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Quartets - Released November 28, 2013 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions Choc du Monde de la Musique
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Quartets - Released May 7, 2013 | Accent

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Quartets - Released September 25, 2012 | La Dolce Volta

Distinctions Choc de Classica
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Quartets - Released March 11, 2011 | harmonia mundi

Booklet Distinctions Diapason d'or
Called one of the most dynamic and exciting young quartets of the new millennium, the Jerusalem Quartet's first recording for France's Harmonia Mundi label of three Haydn string quartets is certainly dynamic and exciting. Whether that's what one wants in performances of Haydn's string quartets is open to debate. The Jerusalem's intonation is impeccable, its ensemble is agile, and its rhythm is driven and all that is just fine. One could easily imagine its approach working in the string quartets of later composers. But the Jerusalem's interpretations of Haydn's string quartets are too histrionic and the tempos too rhapsodic. The Lark Quartet, Op. 64/5, is too fleet and too whimsical, the tempos flitting, and the phrasing precious. The Quinten Quartet, Op. 76/2, is too harsh and too hard, the tempos pushing forward at climaxes and pulling back immediately after. The Op. 77/1 is too nostalgic and too sentimental, the tempos too loose, and the phrasing close to cloying. The Jerusalem's expressive approach to interpretation might work splendidly in Janácek, but it's too much for Haydn, a composer who was never precious, harsh, or sentimental. Harmonia Mundi's digital sound is lush and enveloping, but clear and clean.

Quartets - Released May 12, 2009 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Quartets - Released May 1, 2009 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions 5 de Diapason

Quartets - Released April 14, 2009 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Quartets - Released March 1, 2009 | Brilliant Classics

Distinctions 4 étoiles de Classica
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Quartets - Released January 30, 2009 | Berlin Classics

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Quartets - Released January 1, 2009 | Accent

Distinctions Diapason d'or
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Quartets - Released April 1, 2008 | Accent

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