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The String Quartet

sun 17 jan 2021 14:00 

Vincent d’Indy was a central figure in French music. D’Indy has turned out to be a worthy successor of Franck in his music.

D’Indy’s String Quartet No. 2 was dedicated to Joseph-Guy Ropartz. In turn, Ropartz dedicated his String Quartet No. 2 to Paul Dukas, who highly praised d’Indy’s work. And just like d’Indy’s, Ropartz’s quartet is based on a motto and developed from that seed.

Vincent D’Indy (1851-1931) – String Quartet No. 2, in E major, Op. 45 (1898)

(1) Lentement – Animé, (2) Très animé, (3) Très lent, (4) Lentement – Très vif

Performers: Prat String Quartet

CD: naïve classique

Joseph-Guy Ropartz (1864-1955) – String Quartet No. 2, in D minor (1911/12)

(1) Grave-Modéré, (2) Assez vif

Performers: Stanislas Quartet

CD: Timpani

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