Brahms - String Sextets | Avie AV2294

Brahms - String Sextets

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Label: Avie

Cat No: AV2294

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 20th January 2017

Contents

Artists

Cypress String Quartet
Barry Shiffman (viola)
Zuill Bailey (cello)

Works

Brahms, Johannes

String Sextet no.1 in B flat major, op.18
String Sextet no.2 in G major, op.36

Artists

Cypress String Quartet
Barry Shiffman (viola)
Zuill Bailey (cello)

About

The legacy of the Cypress String Quartet, which celebrated its 20th anniversary and valedictory season in 2016, is sealed by the ensemble’s final recording - the two String Sextets by Johannes Brahms in which they are joined by long-time collaborators, violist Barry Shiffman and cellist Zuill Bailey. True to form, the Cypress String Quartet applied innovation to its last recording: live in front of a studio audience at Skywalker Sound Studio and recorded in both high-resolution and analogue formats.

“A tender, deeply expressive interpretation.” - The New York Times (on Schubert’s String Quintet, AV2307)

“Arresting clarity of sound...among the most impressive I have heard...[combining] the utmost scrupulousness and seriousness with a sense of discovery.” - Stereophile

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