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String Sextets by Brahms and Dvořák

Johannes Brahms' String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Opus 36 was composed during the years of 1864–1865 (although it drew on material from earlier times) - it was first performed in Boston, Massachusetts on October 11, 1866. Antonín Dvorák's “String Sextet in A major” was composed in 1878 during his so-called Slavic period, when the composer was specifically enriching his music with folk elements. It was Dvořák's first work to be premiered outside Bohemia.

Programme

Brahms String Sextet in G major, Op. 36

Dvořák String Sextet in A major, Op. 48


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Roberto Ruisi - violin

Amarins Wierdsma - violin

Connie Pharaoh - viola

Henrietta Hill - viola

Ben Tarlton - cello

David Waterman - cello

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