Marx: Quartetto in modo antico, Quartetto in modo classico, Quartetto chromatico

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Joseph Marx’s delightfully lyrical Quartetto in modo antico dates from the late 1930s, the time when Germany annexed the composer’s native Austria. It feels almost as if Marx (1882–1964), though a contemporary of Webern and Bartók, were looking to an inherited, secure tonality to shed fresh light amid darkness and ...

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