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This page lists all recordings of String Quartet No. 2 by György Ligeti (1923-2006).

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Matt Haimovitz, Jacques Zoon, Douglas Boyd, Richard Hosford, James Sommerville, Matthew Wilkie, Claudio Abbado, Helmut Franz, Gerd Zacher, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Håkan Hardenberger, Roland Pöntinen, Jacques Zoon & Douglas Boyd, Aloys Kontarsky, Alfons Kontarsky, Gianluca Cascioli, Pierre-Laurent...

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$25.00

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Here is another relatively new quartet plunging into the recording fray with 'high-end' repertory and reaping the rewards of their apparent fearlessness...the recordings have the conviction and... More…

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$8.75

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Matt Haimovitz & Pierre Boulez

Hagen Quartett, LaSalle Quartet, Ensemble Intercontemporain & London Sinfonietta, David Atherton

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Thomas, Manning & Pearson

Ensemble Intercontemporain, LaSalle Quartet & NDR-Chor, Boulez and Helmut Franz

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…in the sequence of short movements of the Bartók-inspired First Quartet, their impetuosity matches the quicksilver reverses of mood and texture, and the slower music isn't short-changed. The... More…

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Anna Gorecka (piano), Alexei Lubimov (piano), Ilkka Paananen (piano), Nicholas Isherwood (bass-baritone), Arnaldo Cohen (piano), Csaba Onczay (cello), Burkhard Godhoff (violin), Maria Kliegel (cello)

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Oxford Camerata, Carducci String Quartet, Wieniawski String...

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Gutsy playing…especially in Ligeti’s marvellous String Quartet. More…

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the Budapest-based Keller Quartet handle the individual demands of both composers thoughtfully. A cleaner, cooler, more controlled Barber I doubt you'll find: zero warbling vibrato, no emotive... More…

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$14.75

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Dudok Kwartet Amsterdam

The Dudok Quartet responds brilliantly to all [the] facets of Ligeti’s persona, and their performance can fully stand comparison with the Arditti Quartet’s 1994 recording, which was supervised... More…

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András Keller, Zsófia Környei (violin), Zoltán Gál (viola), Judit Szabó (cello), János Pilz (violin - 3, 5, 6, 7, 8), Ottó Kertész (cello - 3, 7), Alexei Lubimov (piano - track 5)

Keller Quartett

it's all expertly played, even if the Bach is more Romantic in its use of vibrato than might be expected nowadays. More…

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