Bartok & Kodaly: String Quartets
Foghorn Classics CD-2009 (3 CDs)
Kodály: String Quartet No 2, Op 10 (16:22)
Alexander String Quartet
The Alexander String Quartet, now in its 32nd season, has released a monumental recording pairing the complete string quartets of Hungarian friends and contemporaries, Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, on 3 CDs. Bartók’s six quartets and Kodály’s rarely-recorded two comprise some of the most beautiful, beguiling and influential string quartet music of the 20th century.