All Lutoslawski-Quartet articles

  • Bacewicz-Quartets

    Bacewicz: Complete String Quartets Vol.2


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: January 2016 Description: Polish players complete survey of their compatriot’s quartets Musicians: Lutoslawski Quartet Composer: Bacewicz It might seem churlish to compare this fine release unfavourably with its predecessor, vol.1 of the Lutoslawski Quartet’s complete Bacewicz string quartet survey (reviewed in ...

  • Bacewicz

    Complete String Quartets Vol.1. Bacewicz: String Quartets nos.1, 3, 6 & 7


    Description: Poles together: the Lutoslawski Quartet embarks on a Bacewicz cycle Musicians: Lutoslawski Quartet Composer: Bacewicz The seven string quartets of Polish composer GraŠ¼yna Bacewicz (1909–69) have been called the 20th century’s most significant contributions to the genre after those of Bartók. It’s a big claim – but ...