Quartet Essential masterworks

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The ones you know or you must know.

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Other renowned works

1964 - String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat major Dmitri Shostakovich

1946 - String Quartet No. 3 in F major Dmitri Shostakovich

1923 - String Quartet No. 1, “The Kreutzer Sonata” Leoš Janáček

1893 - String Quartet No. 12 in F major, “Americký” Antonín Dvořák

1876 - String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, “Aus meinem Leben” Bedřich Smetana

1875 - Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor Johannes Brahms

1873 - Quartet in E minor Giuseppe Verdi

1871 - String Quartet No. 1 in D major Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1826 - String Quartet No. 15 in G major Franz Schubert

1826 - String Quartets, “Late String Quartets” Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 .. 1980 : the essential composers

1756-1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart °

1770-1827 Ludwig van Beethoven °

1810-1849 Frédéric Chopin °

1797-1828 Franz Schubert °

1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1732-1809 Joseph Haydn °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °

1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °

1813-1883 Richard Wagner °

1838-1875 Georges Bizet °

° : Masterpieces listed

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