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MATTHEWS, D.: String Quartets (Complete), Vol. 1 (Kreutzer Quartet)

Composer(s):Matthews, David
Artist(s) Kreutzer Quartet, Ensemble
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue TOCC0058
Label Toccata Classics
Quality   320kbps
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Review By Juan Berberana ,Ritmo,June 2013

El mayor de los hermanos londinenses Matthews (n 1943, el otro es Colin) siempre se ha definido, a si mismo, como un compositor de corte clasico. Conscientemente insertado en el mundo de la tonalidad y de las formas clasicas, ha desarrollado un interesante corpus sinfonico y, sobre todo, de Cuartetos de cuerda, que Toccata empieza a grabar en su integridad. David Matthews proyecta su catalogo de Cuartetos en la senda de los de Beethoven y, dentro de su mundo musical mas proximo, de los de Britten y Tippet. Pese al paso de los anos, los pilares estilisticos apenas varian entre ellos. Y quizas, donde consigue un resultado mas redondo, sea en los movimientos lentos, llenos de misterio e introspeccion. La mejor muestra es su Adagio Op 56. Realmente bello, como el de su



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