Béla (Victor János) Bartók

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)

Nationality: Hungarian
Born: March 25, 1881, Nagyszentmiklós, Hungary
Died: September 26, 1945, New York City, NY (age 64)
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String Quartet No. 5, BB 110 Sz. 102

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
I. Allegro
II. Adagio molto
III. Scherzo. Alla bulgarese
IV. Andante
V. Finale. Allegro vivace
Composed: 1934, August 6 - September 6, Budapest (age 52-53)
First performance: April 8, 1935. Kolisch Quartet, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Published: 1936 (age 54-55)
Dedication: Mrs. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Duration: 30 minutes (approximately)
7 recordings, 25 videos
7:42
Takács Quartet
I. Allegro
5:34
Takács Quartet
II. Adagio molto
5:16
Takács Quartet
III. Scherzo. Alla bulgarese
4:56
Takács Quartet
IV. Andante
7:10
Takács Quartet
V. Finale. Allegro vivace
7:40
Alban Berg Quartet
I. Allegro
5:34
Alban Berg Quartet
II. Adagio molto
4:50
Alban Berg Quartet
III. Scherzo. Alla bulgarese
4:46
Alban Berg Quartet
IV. Andante
6:49
Alban Berg Quartet
V. Finale. Allegro vivace
7:21
Emerson String Quartet
I. Allegro
5:52
Emerson String Quartet
II. Adagio molto
4:56
Emerson String Quartet
III. Scherzo. Alla bulgarese
4:47
Emerson String Quartet
IV. Andante
6:42
Emerson String Quartet
V. Finale. Allegro vivace
31:29
Hungarian String Quartet (complete)
7:20
Juilliard String Quartet
I. Allegro
6:26
Juilliard String Quartet
II. Adagio molto
5:03
Juilliard String Quartet
III. Scherzo. Alla bulgarese
5:13
Juilliard String Quartet
IV. Andante
7:02
Juilliard String Quartet
V. Finale. Allegro vivace
28:03
Kolisch Quartet
13:21
Novák Quartet
Part 1 of 3
10:53
Novák Quartet
Part 2 of 3
7:47
Novák Quartet
Part 3 of 3
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