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    - Budapest String Quartet & its members
   (except for Alexander Schneider's recordings)

Akst Bach Bartók Beethoven Early series Middle series Late series Other works
Blume Borodin Brahms Quartets Quintets Debussy Dittersdorf Dvorák
Fauré Foss Franck Grieg Griffes Händel Haydn, F.J. Hindemith
Kark Mendelssohn Milhaud Mozart, W.A. Haydn Quartets Quintets Piston Rachmaninov
Ravel Schubert Schumann Shostakovich Smetana Sibelius Tchaikovsky Wolf
Interview

Akst, Harry

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Bartók

Beethoven

Blume, Hermann

Borodin

Brahms

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Debussy

Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von

Dvorák

Fauré

Foss, Lukas

Franck

Grieg

Griffes, Charles T.

Händel

Haydn, F.J.

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Hindemith, Paul

Kark, Frederick

Mason, Daniel Gregory

Mendelssohn

Milhaud, Darius

  • String Quartet No.14, op.291-1
    1) Mar. 1950(monaural)
       * 78s ; Columbia M-955
       * LP ; Columbia ML 4332
  • String Quartet No.15, op.291-2
    1) Mar. 1950(monaural)
       * 78s ; Columbia M-955
       * LP ; Columbia ML 4332
  • String Octet (No.14 & 15 are played simultaneously)
    1) Mar. 1950(monaural)
       * with  Budapest Quartet(Double recording)
       * 78s ; Columbia M-955
       * LP ; Columbia ML 4332
  • Mozart, W.A.

  • Divertimento in E flat major, K.563
    1) 2nd Nov. 1944, Coolidge Auditorium, The library of Congress, Washington(live, monaural)
       * without  Edgar Ortenberg(2nd vn)
       * CD ; Bridge BCD 9085(2 set)
    2) Mar. 1945(monaural; Minuet only)
       * without  Edgar Ortenberg(2nd vn)
       * 78s ; Columbia M-938 (single-side filler)
  • Serenade No.13 in G major, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
    1) 23~25th Nov. 1959, Columbia Records 30th Street Studio, New York
       * with  Julius Levine(cb)
       * LP ; Columbia ML 5455 / MS 6127, Philips GBL 5640, CBS SONC-10413(JP), JC KJCL 5034
       * CD ;
    Sony Classical SM3K 46257(3 set) / MPK 46267
  • Quartet for piano, violin, viola, & violoncello No.1 in g minor, K.478
    1) 20th May 1943, Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington DC (live)
       * with  Claudio Arrau(p)
       * CD ; Music & Arts CD-643
    2) 18th Aug. 1946, Hollywood, California(monaural)
       * with  George Szell(p) [without  Edgar Ortenberg ]
       * 78s info ; Columbia M-773(72624~26-D) - XCO 36780~85
       * LP ; Columbia ML 4080, Odyssey 32 16 0139
       * CD ; Sony Classical MPK 47685 / 82876 86793 2(10 set) / SRCR 9116, Naxos 8.111238 , Archipel
             ARPCD 0184
          Note ] "19,20th Aug. 1946, Liederkranz Hall, New York" at the other sources, but Naxos says
                Mischa Schneider told that the recording venue was Hollywood.

    3) 5th Dec. 1963, RCA Records Studio A, New York
       * with  Mieczyslaw Horszowski(p) [without  Alexander Schneider ]
       * LP ; Columbia ML 6083 / MS 6683, CBS MP 72341 / 61667 / 60277(FR), JC KJCL 5307
       * Tape ; CBS MPT 38775 / 40-60277(FR)
       * CD ; Sony Classical 5112012(FR) / SM3K 46257(3 set)
  • Quartets for piano, violin, viola, & violoncello No.2 in E flat major, K.493
    1) 11th Oct. 1945, Coolidge Auditorium, The library of Congress, Washington DC(live, monaural)
       * with  George Szell(p) [without  Edgar Ortenberg ]
       * CD ; Bridge BCD 9085(2 set)
             Note ] In Ms. Sugita's Szell discography, K.478 is listed.
    2) 20th Aug. 1946, Hollywood, California(monaural)
       * with  George Szell(p) [without  Edgar Ortenberg ]
       * 78s info ; Columbia M-669(71930~32-D) - XCO 36786~91 (No.2)
       * LP ; Columbia ML 4080, Odyssey 32 16 0139
       * CD ; Sony Classical MPK 47685 / 82876 86793 2(10 set) / SRCR 9116, Naxos 8.111238 , Archipel
             ARPCD 0184
          Note ] "19,20th Aug. 1946, Liederkranz Hall, New York" at the other sources, but Naxos says
                Mischa Schneider told that the recording venue was Hollywood.

    3) 27th Apr. 1951, Coolidge Auditorium, The library of Congress, Washington DC(monaural)
       * with  Clifford Curzon(p) [without  Jac Gorodetzky]
       * CD ; Music & Arts CD-643 / CD 4643
    4) 5th Dec. 1963, RCA Records Studio A, New York
       * with  Mieczyslaw Horszowski(p) [without  Alexander Schneider ]
       * LP ; Columbia ML 6083 / MS 6683, CBS MP 72341 / 61667, JC KJCL 5307
       * Tape ; CBS MPT 38775 / 40-60277(FR)
       * CD ; Sony Classical 5112012(FR)
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    Piston, Walter

    Rachmaninov

    Ravel

    Schubert

    Schumann

    Shostakovich

    Sibelius

    Smetana

    Tchaikovsky

    Wolf, Hugo

    Interview

    Akst Bach Bartók Beethoven Early series Middle series Late series Other works
    Blume Borodin Brahms Quartets Quintets Debussy Dittersdorf Dvorák
    Fauré Foss Franck Grieg Griffes Händel Haydn, F.J. Hindemith
    Kark Mendelssohn Milhaud Mozart, W.A. Haydn Quartets Quintets Piston Rachmaninov
    Ravel Schubert Schumann Shostakovich Smetana Sibelius Tchaikovsky Wolf
    Interview

    The resources

    1. Main
    2. Many LPs
    3. Personal contributions
    4. Mr. Greg Audette ; Especially gave me the informations of November 1963 Audio and Record Review and December 1970 American Record Guide discographies, and comments about many things remained uncertain in my previous one.
    5. Mr. Frédéric Cuvellier ; Beethoven no.7 - 1929 recording, Bridge text info.
    6. Mr. Jarl Flensmark ; 78s info of Beethoven's No.13(6th mvt.)
    7. Mr. Niagara Flyer  ; Brahms' Quintet CD info(MPK)
    8. Mr. Janos Gacs ; United Archives issues of Beethoven, Haydn, & Mozart. Sony reissue of Brahms SQ/PQ, Fono Enterprise QT issue of Brahms. He corrected an error in Brahms SQ No.2.
    9. Mr. Mike Harkin ; comment about Victor M serial issues(78s)
    10. Mr. David Henning ; United Archives issue of Haydn
    11. M. Yvan Latournerie(friend of Sasha Schneider) ; Schubert's Quintet with Pablo Casals, recordings with M.Horszowski, correction of several errors
    12. Mr. Marie Sumner Lott ; Correction of several errors
    13. Mr. Stephen Pettibone ; Beethoven monaural/stereo recordings released by LP set, and 1953 sessions/instruments info
    14. Mr. R.Masuda ; From his 'Vinylphil' site. Many Columbia MS series(US) release.
    15. M. Jean Michel Molkhou ; Many recording data with Clifford Curzon, and correction of errors. He is a regular contributor of The Strad and record critic of Diapason.
    16. Mr. WANG Ligong ; Correction of the recording data of Beethoven's No.13 & Grosse Fuge
    17. Mr. Gregory F. Weis ; Haydn - Columbia ML 4216 info
    18. Mr. Jaap Wolterson ; Correction of an error about Ravel's quartet(Philips release)

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    Created ; 11th May 2003
    Last update ; 24th Sep. 2011

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