Brahms – Complete String Quartets, Quintets & Sextets

5 CDs Box Set

Amadeus Quartet

Cecil Aronowitz, viola

Karl Leister, clarinet

William Pleeth, Georg Donderer, cellos

Christoph Eschenbach, piano

Deutsche Grammophon, 1960, 1967, 1968 (2003)

Description

Complete String Quartets, Quintets & Sextets – Tracklist:

Disc 1

  1. Brahms: String Quartet No.1 In C Minor, Op.51 No.1 – 1. Allegro
  2. Brahms: String Quartet No.1 In C Minor, Op.51 No.1 – 2. Romanze (Poco adagio)
  3. Brahms: String Quartet No.1 In C Minor, Op.51 No.1 – 3. Allegretto molto moderato e comodo – Un poco più animato
  4. Brahms: String Quartet No.1 In C Minor, Op.51 No.1 – 4. Allegro
  5. Brahms: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor, Op.51 No.2 – 1. Allegro non troppo
  6. Brahms: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor, Op.51 No.2 – 2. Andante moderato
  7. Brahms: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor, Op.51 No.2 – 3. Quasi minuetto, moderato – Allegretto vivace
  8. Brahms: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor, Op.51 No.2 – 4. Finale (Allegro non assai – Più vivace)

Disc 2

  1. Brahms: String Quartet No.3 In B Flat, Op.67 – 1. Vivace
  2. Brahms: String Quartet No.3 In B Flat, Op.67 – 2. Andante
  3. Brahms: String Quartet No.3 In B Flat, Op.67 – 3. Agitato (Allegretto non troppo)
  4. Brahms: String Quartet No.3 In B Flat, Op.67 – 4. Poco allegretto con variazioni – Doppio movimento
  5. Brahms: Piano Quintet In F Minor, Op.34 – 1. Allegro non troppo (with Christoph Eschenbach)
  6. Brahms: Piano Quintet In F Minor, Op.34 – 2. Andante, un poco adagio (with Christoph Eschenbach)
  7. Brahms: Piano Quintet In F Minor, Op.34 – 3. Scherzo (Allegro) (with Christoph Eschenbach)
  8. Brahms: Piano Quintet In F Minor, Op.34 – 4. Finale (poco sostenuto – Allegro non troppo) (with Christoph Eschenbach)

Disc 3

  1. Brahms: String Quintet No.1 In F, Op.88-1. Allegro non troppo, ma con brio (with Cecil Aronowitz)
  2. Brahms: String Quintet No.1 In F, Op.88-2. Grave ed appassionato – Allegretto vivace – Tempo I – Presto (with Cecil Aronowitz)
  3. Brahms: String Quintet No.1 In F, Op.88-3. Allegro energico (with Cecil Aronowitz)
  4. Brahms: String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111-1. Allegro non troppo, ma con brio (with Cecil Aronowitz)
  5. Brahms: String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111-2. Adagio (with Cecil Aronowitz)
  6. Brahms: String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111-3. Un poco allegretto (with Cecil Aronowitz)
  7. Brahms: String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111-4. Vivace ma non troppo presto (with Cecil Aronowitz)

Disc 4

  1. Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114 – 1. Allegro (Christoph Eschenbach, Karl Leister, Georg Donderer)
  2. Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114 – 2. Adagio (Christoph Eschenbach, Karl Leister, Georg Donderer)
  3. Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114 – 3. Andante grazioso (Christoph Eschenbach, Karl Leister, Georg Donderer)
  4. Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114 – 4. Allegro (Christoph Eschenbach, Karl Leister, Georg Donderer)
  5. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op.115-1. Allegro (with Karl Leister)
  6. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op.115-2. Adagio (with Karl Leister)
  7. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op.115-3. Andantino – Presto non assai, ma con sentimento (with Karl Leister)
  8. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op.115-4. Con moto (with Karl Leister)

Disc 5

  1. Brahms: String Sextet No.1 In B Flat, Op.18-1. Allegro ma non troppo (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  2. Brahms: String Sextet No.1 In B Flat, Op.18-2. Andante ma moderato (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  3. Brahms: String Sextet No.1 In B Flat, Op.18-3. Scherzo (Allegro molto) (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  4. Brahms: String Sextet No.1 In B Flat, Op.18-4. Rondo (Poco allegretto e grazioso) (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  5. Brahms: String Sextet No.2 In G, Op.36-1. Allegro non troppo (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  6. Brahms: String Sextet No.2 In G, Op.36-2. Scherzo (Allegro non troppo) (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  7. Brahms: String Sextet No.2 In G, Op.36-3. Poco adagio (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)
  8. Brahms: String Sextet No.2 In G, Op.36-4. Poco allegro (with Cecil Aronowitz, William Pleeth)