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  1. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 24 in B minor, BWV 869 (BC L103) (WTC I/24): Fugue in B minor
  2. String Quartet No. 3
  3. String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130
  4. Fugue for string quartet in B flat major ("Grosse Fuge"), Op. 133

This release by the Danish String Quartet is part of a five-album series titled "Prism," each of which will apparently include three works: an arrangement of a Bach fugue for string quartet, one of Beethoven's five late quartets, and a 20th century work that somehow lies in the shadow of both, or, to use the quartet's own words, "a beam of music is split through Beethoven's prism." In this case, the program is unusually coherent, with the String Quartet No. 3 of Alfred Schnittke engaging itself directly with the Beethoven ...

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Prism II: Beethoven, Schnittke, Bach 2019, ECM New Series

UPC: 028948185641

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