Haydn Aeolian String

The Aeolian String Quartet - Haydn: Complete String Quartets (22CDs, 2009)

The Aeolian String Quartet - Haydn: Complete String Quartets (22CDs, 2009)
Classical, Chamber | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 3.31 GB | Covers 30 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2009

This limited edition for the Haydn Bi-Centenary is a bargin price reissue of renowned Aeolian Quartet recordings from the 1970's. They are brilliantly played the late analogue sound has been well remastered by Decca. It is strange there are so few complete recordings of these quartets as the music is quite superb. From the early 'divertimento' type pieces through to the profound later works there is never a dull moment.

Tátrai Quartet - Haydn: Six String Quartets Op. 64 (1986)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at March 6, 2019
Tátrai Quartet - Haydn: Six String Quartets Op. 64 (1986)

Tátrai Quartet - Haydn: Six String Quartets Op. 64 (1986)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:56:05 | 665 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hungaroton | Catalog: HCD 11838-39-2

These six quartets represent a high point of the Viennese classical style. In his later quartets, Haydn began traveling on the road to musical Romanticism and reached out to a large musical public. These magnificent pieces, on the other hand, have an intimacy, an elegance, and a generosity of spirit that make them very special, even given the almost unparalleled series of masterpieces that the Haydn quartets represent.
Salzburger Haydn-Quintett - Michael Haydn: Complete String Quintets (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Salzburger Haydn-Quintett - Michael Haydn: Complete String Quintets (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 135:53 minutes | 2.39 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The compositions of Joseph Haydn's lesser known brother, Michael, have long been a special focus for CPO. Following the symphonies, the label are now dedicating themselves to a group of five works for a quintet ensemble consisting of two violins, two violas, and basso. The score is interpreted by the Haydn Quintet of Salzburg and its first violinist Hiro Kurosaki, on historical instruments in the Kuenburg Palais in the heart of Salzburg.

Takacs String Quartet - Haydn: 6 String Quartets, op.76 (2004)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Aug. 12, 2017
Takacs String Quartet - Haydn: 6 String Quartets, op.76 (2004)

Takacs String Quartet - Haydn: 6 String Quartets, op.76 (2004)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:17:18 | 666 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog: 475 6213

The Takács Quartet began their exclusive association with Decca in 1988 and the first release was the CD of Haydn String Quartets, op.76 nos.1-3; this was followed by the other three quartets that make up the set: op.76 nos. 4-6. This set of quartets was Haydn's last and was published in 1797 (his projected set of 6 quartets op.77 produced just two works and his op.103 remained a fragment). The second of these discs, containing nos.4-6 of op.76 was particularly warmly received by Gramophone in January 1990.
The Gewandhaus Quartet - Haydn: Famous String Quartets (2005) MCH SACD ISO + DSD64 + Hi-Res FLAC

Gewandhaus-Quartett - Haydn: Beruhmte Streichquartette • Famous String Quartets • Les Quatuors À Cordes Celebres (2005)
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 70:25 minutes | Front/Rear Covers+Digital Booklet | 3,39 GB
or DSD64 2.0 Stereo (from SACD-ISO to Tracks.dsf) > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front/Rear Covers + Digital Booklet | 1,57 GB
or FLAC Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/96 kHz | Front/Rear Covers + Digital Booklet | 1,43 GB
Features Stereo and Multichannel Surround Sound | Label: New Classical Adventure / Membran # 60148

The Gewandhaus Quartet (German: Gewandhaus-Quartett) is a string quartet based in Leipzig. It was founded in 1808 by members of the Gewandhaus Orchester, as one of the first professional quartets in the world. In its more than 200-year history, they played many world premieres. On this recording the Leipzig Gewandhaus-Quartett is dedicated to the famous string quartets by Joseph Haydn. Haydn, who is considered the "father" of the string quartets, is also the composer of the melody of the German national anthem which can be heard as part of the "Kaiserquartett" on this release. In addition to this it includes also the compositions "Quintenquartett" and "Der Sonnenaufgang".
The Angeles String Quartet - Haydn: The Complete String Quartets (2000) (21 CDs Box Set)

The Angeles String Quartet - Haydn: The Complete String Quartets (2000) (21 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 21 CDs, 22:17:03 min | Covers included | 5,84 Gb
Genre: Classical, Chamber Music / Label: Philips

A massive set - 67 string quartets on 21 discs in a budget-priced, shelf-friendly, compact box. So the obvious question is: do you need it? The equally obvious answer is a resounding "yes" if you love these endlessly inventive quartets and if you appreciate superbly played performances that capture both the letter and the spirit of Haydn's genius. The Angeles String Quartet isn't as well known as some ensembles that have recorded complete Haydn sets, but they are superior to all, with the arguable exception of the Tatrai Quartet. They demonstrate technical polish and rich, warm sound that's never cloying. And they give these works the forward-moving impetus they need within a classical framework, eschewing both anachronistic Romanticism and the mechanical astringency of period specialists.
Doric String Quartet - Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartets, Op.76 (2016) 2CDs [Re-Up]

Doric String Quartet - Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartets, Op.76 (2016) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 640 Mb | Artwork included | 02:26:59
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | # CHAN 10886

This is the second volume in the Doric String Quartet’s series devoted to Haydn’s String Quartets. Op. 76 turned out to be the last full set of six string quartets that Haydn was to compose. While they were written over the period 1796-97, they were not published until 1799. They had been commissioned by Count Joseph Erdödy, and such arrangements often entailed, as in this case, a period of time during which the works were reserved for that person’s exclusive use and enjoyment. The composition of Op. 76 coincided with Haydn’s work on Die Schöpfung and the first few of the six masses which Haydn wrote for the name day of Princess Maria Hermenegild Esterházy, and one can readily imagine that such compositional preoccupations rubbed off onto the composition of the quartets. However, that cannot be equated with a particular predominant ‘opus character’, a feature of some of Haydn’s previous sets. Rather – like Op. 20, also recently recorded by the Doric String Quartet (CHAN10831(2)) – the quartets seem to be most remarkable for their sheer variety.
Schumann Quartett - Landscapes: Haydn, Takemitsu, Bartok, Pärt (2017)

Schumann Quartett - Landscapes: Haydn, Takemitsu, Bartok, Pärt (2017)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 308 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Berlin Classics | # 0300836BC | Time: 01:05:42

Joseph Haydn is a conscientious revolutionary. His “Sunrise” Quartet op. 76 No. 4 is littered with idiosyncrasies. Just as you are thinking you can get the hang of this music, it slips away from you again. The Schumann Quartet is hooked on Joseph Haydn! There’s a reason for this addiction, of course; without Haydn, the “string quartet” genre would be like a string instrument without a bow. True, the composer is still – somewhat disrespectfully – called “Papa Haydn”, whether to stress his place in the evolutionary chain linking Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadéus Mozart or because his works allegedly lack the inquisitiveness of a Mozart or the philosophical profundities of a Beethoven. Joseph Haydn has yet to recover from such false assessments. And it is abundantly clear from the “Sunrise” Quartet op. 76 No. 4 just how false they are. The three brothers Mark, Erik and Ken Schumann, who grew up in the Rhineland, have been playing together for five years.
Quatuor Élysée - Haydn: Les 6 Quatuors, Op. 76; Webern: Les 6 Bagatelles, Op. 9 (2004)

Quatuor Élysée - Haydn: Les 6 Quatuors, Op. 76; Webern: Les 6 Bagatelles, Op. 9 (2004)
EAC | FLAC | ITrack (Cue & Log) ~ 638 Mb | Total time: 71:46+66:03 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Zig-Zag Territoires | ZZT0308022 | Recorded: 2002

he players take an appropriately spacious view of the Sunrise Quartet's serene opening bars, and provide a deeply felt account of the wonderful F sharp major slow movement from Op. 76/5. They offer, too, an intensely dramatic performance of the first movement of the D minor Fifths Quartet, and manage to find a striking change of colour for the minor sections of Op. 76/5's opening movement.

Kodály Quartet - Haydn: String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1-3 (1991)  Music

Posted by ArlegZ at April 13, 2020
Kodály Quartet - Haydn: String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1-3 (1991)

Kodály Quartet - Haydn: String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1-3 (1991)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 291 Mb | Total time: 67:05 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Naxos | 8.550314 | Recorded: 1989

The Kodaly Quartet are fully worthy of the composer's inexhaustible invention and make a splendid bargain recommendation. Their playing brings joyful pleasure in Haydn's inspiration and there is not the slightest suspicion of over-rehearsal or of routine: every bar of the music springs to life spontaneously, and these musicians' insights bring an ideal combination of authority and warmth, emotional balance and structural awareness.