Emerson String Quartet: Chaconnes & Fantasias
Purcell: Fantasia No 6 in F major (3:49)
Britten: String Quartet No 2 in C major, Op 36: First movement (8:07)
Emerson String Quartet
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Emerson String Quartet releases “Chaconnes and Fantasias: Music of Britten and Purcell.” With repertoire never before recorded by the quartet, the album comprises Benjamin Britten’s String Quartets Nos 2 and 3 as well as a selection of chaconnes and fantasias by Henry Purcell.