The Whiteway String Quartet:
Philip Whiteway (violin); David Curry (violin) ; Margaret Huxley (viola); Carrodus Taylor (violoncello)
Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2
1 Allegro. 2 Andante o piuttosto allegretto. 3 Minuetto. 4 Finale: Vivace assai
The six string quartets, Op. 76, dedicated to Count Erdody and published in 1799, show Haydn at the height of his powers as a quartet writer. They include a magnificent Quartet in G .(No. 1), the 'Kaiser' Quartet, with its variations on" the Austrian national anthem, the so-called ' Sunrise' Quartet in B flat, the D major ' with the celebrated Largo', an unusual work in E flat (No. 6), and the quartet to be played tnis evening.
It is usually known as the ' Quin-ten ' (or ' Fifths ') Quartet from the striking opening theme, which in one form or another dominates the greater part of the first movement.
Anitra Senatra (violin) with organ and orchestra: Concerto in A minor (Vivaldi) — 1 Allegro. 2 Largo. 3 Presto
Cologne Chamber Orchestra:
Allegro ; Larghetto (Concerto grosso in A minor) (Vivaldi)
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