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The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

Ysaÿe: Sonatas for Solo Violin op.27
Purcell: 10 Sonatas in Four Parts
Mendelssohn: String Quartets in A minor op.13, D major op.44 no.1 & F minor ...
1917 – Works for Violin and Piano. Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor. Respighi:...
Beethoven: String Trio in E flat major op.3, Serenade in D major op.8
Shostakovich: Cello Concertos no.1 in E flat major op.107 & no.2 in G minor ...

Elgar & Bach


Musicians:

Pinchas Zukerman (violin) Israel Philharmonic Orchestra/Zubin Mehta

Finnissy


Musicians:

Kreutzer Quartet

Goossens


Musicians:

Robert Gibbs (violin) Gusztáv Fenyő (piano)

Smetana, Dvořák, Fibich, Nováček, Janáček, Schulhoff...


Musicians:

Yvonne Smeulers (violin) Sander Sittig (piano)

Haydn


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Pražák Quartet

Liszt


Musicians:

Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin) Edoardo Torbianelli (piano)

Schumann


Musicians:

Jerusalem Quartet, Alexander Melnikov (piano)

Shostakovich, Glazunov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff


Musicians:

Gérard Caussé (viola) Brigitte Engerer (piano)

Thelin


Musicians:

Håkon Thelin (double bass) Marco Rogliano (violin)* Frank Havrøy (voice)†

Various


Musicians:

String Fever/Marin Alsop (violin)

Elgar, Schubert, Corelli, Weber, Chopin, Prokofiev ...


Musicians:

Erling Blöndal Bengtsson (cello) Árni Kristjánsson (piano) Iceland Symphony ...

Achron


Musicians:

Hagai Shaham (violin) Arnon Erez (piano)

Britten, Bach, Ligeti


Musicians:

Miklós Perényi (cello)

Beethoven


Musicians:

Trio Ex Aequo

Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn


Musicians:

Ray Chen (violin) Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Harding

Dvořák


Musicians:

Berlin Philharmonic Quintet

Bach & Rilke


Musicians:

Gérard Caussé (viola) Laurent Terzieff (speaker)

Beethoven


Musicians:

Bjørn Solum (cello) Steinar Granmo Nilsen (natural horn) Kristin Fossheim (fortepiano)

Beethoven, Kreisler (arr. Van der Heijden/Garrett)


Musicians:

David Garrett (violin) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Ion Marin

Brahms (transc. Klengel)


Musicians:

Antony Cooke (cello) Armin Watkins (piano)

Brouwer, Del Águila, Alvarez


Musicians:

Santiago Quartet, Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas (guitar)

Buxtehude


Musicians:

Purcell Quartet

Félicien David


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Cambini Quartet Paris

Dohnányi


Musicians:

Aviv Quartet

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