Schubert’s profound masterpiece, with its variations on his song ‘Death and the Maiden’ at its core, is preceded by the Variations on a Russian Folk Song, co-authored by ten composers in 1898, and the second of Elizabeth Maconchy’s thirteen string quartets, a virtuoso blend of British and continental influences.
Rimsky-Korsakov et al. Variations on a Russian Folk Song Maconchy Quartet No. 2 (1936) Schubert Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D810 (‘Death and the Maiden’)
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