String Quartet No.5, Op.36
|Category|| ||Chamber Music > String Quartets|
|Duration (approx)|| ||19 minutes|
|Recording(s)|| ||David Matthews - Complete String Quartets, Volume Two|
|Publisher|| ||Faber Music|
North West Arts.
|First performance|| ||23 October 1984|
|Venue|| ||Sheffield University|
|Orchestra / Ensemble|| ||Brodsky String Quartet|
|Review|| ||Hugo Cole, The Guardian, 28 February 1987|
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…lyrical and expansive, luminously scored with instruments rarely in conflict at the same pitched level. There is little close imitative writing, instruments are allowed many opportunities to lead the ensemble in long and expressive themes.
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