Zemlinsky: Complete String Quartets - Daniel Rowland; Ian Belton; Jacqueline Thomas; Paul Cassidy; The Brodsky Quartet
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  1. String Quartet No. 1 in A major, Op. 4
  2. String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15
  3. String Quartet No. 3, Op. 19
  4. String Quartet No. 4, Op. 25
  5. String Quartet in E minor
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Alexander Zemlinsky, whose sister married Arnold Schoenberg and who lost Alma Schindler to Mahler (and, in the words of Tom Lehrer, practically all of the other top creative men in Central Europe), was at the center of the Second Viennese School. The fact that he never completely discarded tonality did not endear him to those who saw musical history as a linear forward development, but that time has passed, and he's worth a reevaluation to which this fine set of his string quartets may make an important contribution. There ...

Zemlinsky: Complete String Quartets 2015, Chandos

UPC: 095115184523

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