Casals Quartet violist Jonathan Brown chooses three key chamber pieces by the giants of Hungarian music
Metamorphoses. Haydn: String Quartet in C major op.54 no.2. Ligeti: String Quartet no. 1 ‘Métamorphoses nocturnes’. Brahms: Intermezzos: in A minor op.116 no.2 (arr. Judith van Driel), in E major op.1
The Strad Issue: November 2015 Description: Austro–Hungarian connections for a Dutch quartet’s debut disc Musicians: Dudok Quartet Composer: Haydn, Ligeti, Brahms (arr. Judith van Driel and David Faber) According to the booklet notes, the Métamorphoses of the disc’s title refer not just to Ligeti’s quartet but to ...