EMERSON STRING QUARTET - Complete Deutsche Grammophon Refocordings:
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SCHUBERT - String Quartet D810 Death and The Maiden. BEETHOVEN - Quartet in F minor op. 95
BARTÓK - The 6 String Quartets. DEBUSSY - String Quartet in G minor op. 10 RAVEL - String Quartet in F major. TCHAIKOVSKY - String Quartet no. 1 in D major. BORODIN - String Quartet no. 2. HAYDN - String Quartet op. 74 no. 2 Emperor. Schubert String Quartet D 804. Schubert String Quartet D 703. BEETHOVEN - String Quartet in F major, op. 135. SCHUBERT - String Quartet in G major, D887. DVORAK - String Quartet no. 12 American SMETANA - String Quartet no. 1 in E minor From my life. BRAHMS - String Quartet no 1. SCHUMANN - String Quartet no. 2. MOZART - Flute Quartets nos. 1 4. (Carol Wincenc, flute). PROKOFIEV - String Quartets nos. 1 & 2. Sonata for 2 Violins. SCHUBERT - String Quintet in C major D956. (Mstislav Rostorpovich, cello). MOZART - The 6 Haydn Quartets. IVES - String Quartets nos. 1 & 2. BARBER - String Quartet . BARBER: Dover Beach (Thomas Hampson, baritone). HARBISON / WERNICK / SCHULLER - String Quartets. DVORAK - Piano Quintet op. 81 Piano Quartet op. 87 (Menahem Pressler, piano). WEBERN - Works for String Quartet (Mary Ann McCormick). SCHUMANN - Piano Quintet in E flat major op. 44 Piano Quartet op. 47 (Menahem Pressler, piano). BEETHOVEN The String Quartets. MEYER - Quintet (Edgar Meyer, double bass). ROREM - String Quartet no. 4. MOZART - Clarinet Quintet. BRAHMS - Clarinet Quintet (David Shifrin, clarinet). SHOSTAKOVICH - The String Quartets. THE HAYDN PROJECT / String Quartets Op. 20 No.5, 33 No.2, 54 No.1, 64 No.5, 74 No.3, 76 No.2 and 77 No.1. J. S. BACH - The Art of Fugue. HAYDN - Seven Last Words op. 51. MENDELSSOHN - The String Quartets. GRIEG / NIELSEN / SIBELIUS - Intimate Voices. BRAHMS - String Quartets & Piano Quintet (Leon Fischer, piano). J. S. BACH - Fugues from The Well-tempered Clavier. JANACEK - Intimate Letters, String Quartets. MARTIN : Madrigals for Violin and Viola. DVORAK - The String Quartets String Quintet Op. 97 ( Paul Neubauer), Cypresses B. 152. BERG - Lyric Suite WELLESZ - Sonnets from the Portuguese ZEISL - Komm, süsser Tod (Renée Fleming). (Bonus): Encores & Audio Guides 82:51 Brahms: O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf op. 74/2. Sibelius: Andante Festivo. Janá ek: On an Overgrown Path I. Wolf: Italian Serenade. Puccini: Crisantemi. Haydn, Seven Last Words Listening Guide. A Journey Through Mendelssohn s Quartets Listening Guide
DG B01DB7DV9A (52 disks)

The Emerson String Quartet, founded in 1976, throughout the decades has been recognized as a leader in the quartet world. They recorded profusely for Deutsche Grammophone, and this huge package (52 CDs) contains all of their recordings for the label. They recorded just about everything, all of the quartets by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Haydn, Brahms, Schubert and many others. Contemporary quartets are also included and where extra players are involved, leading instrumentalists of the time were enclosed. Many of these recordings won awards. Each CD has its own jacket, and a handsome booklet gives details of the music and recordings. This is an impressive set at super-budget price, and a limited edition. Get it now while you can.

R.E.B. (August 2016)