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Aeolian String Quartet

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Classical

The Aeolian Quartet was a highly reputed string quartet based in London (UK), it was the successor of the pre-War Stratton Quartet. The quartet adopted its new name in the late 1940s and disbanded in 1981. Members were: * Sydney Humphreys (violin) (1952-1970) - leader * Trevor Williams (violin) * Watson Forbes (viola) * John Moore (cello (before 1956)) * Emanuel Hurwitz (violin (from 1970)) * Raymond Keenlyside (violin) (before 1965) * Margaret Major (viola (from 1965)) * Derek Simpson (cello (from 1956)

        
Members
Raymond Keenlyside
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Derek Simpson
vc
Margaret Major
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Trevor Williams
vn GB
PortraitEmanuel Hurwitz
vn 1919-2006 GB
Sydney Humphreys
vn 1926-2015 CA
Watson Forbes
vl 1909-1997 GB
PortraitColin Sauer
vn 1924-2015
Popular Tracks   
String Quartet in E flat, HIII No.31, Op.20 No.1: 3. Affettuoso e sostenuto on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet No.1 in B flat, H.III No.1 (Op.1 No.1): 3. Adagio on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in C,H.III No.77 Op.76 No.3 -"Emperor": 2. Poco adagio, cantabile on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in E flat, HII No.6, Op.1 No.0: 1. Presto on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in E flat, HII No.6, Op.1 No.0: 3. Adagio on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in E flat, HIII No.2, Op.1 No.2: 3. Adagio on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in G minor, HIII No.74, Op.74 No.3 "The Horseman": 4. Finale. Allegro con brio on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in E flat, HII No.6, Op.1 No.0: 4. Menuetto on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in E flat, HII No.6, Op.1 No.0: 2. Menuetto on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick
String Quartet in D, HIII No.3, Op.1 No.3: 1. Adagio on Haydn: The Complete String Quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet, Anonymous, David Gascoyne, Edith Sitwell, Edwin Muir, George Herbert, John Donne & Robert Herrick

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Title Artist Year Type
The Complete String QuartetsJoseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet2009Album
Frederick Thurston 1901-1953 Centenary Tribute (Quintet / 'Caoine' From Sonata Op. 129 / Quintet / Quartet)Arthur Bliss, Charles Villiers Stanford, Frederick Thurston, Myers Foggin, The Griller String Quartet, Gordon Jacob, Alan Rawsthorne, Thea King, Aeolian String Quartet2001Compil.
The Movie Lover's BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven - Vladimir Ashkenazy, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti, Aeolian String Quartet, Wiener Philharmoniker1994Compil.
String Quintet In E-flat Major K.614, String Quintet In B-flat Major K.174Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet, Kenneth Essex1988Album
Clarinet QuintetsSir Arthur Somervell / Gordon Jacob - Thea King, Aeolian String Quartet1981Album
The Late String QuartetsLudwig van Beethoven, Aeolian String Quartet1979Album
String Quintet In G Minor, K.516Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet With Kenneth Essex1978Album
String Quintet In E Flat Major K.614 String Quintet In B Flat Major K.174Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet1978Album
String Quintet In C Major, K.515Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet With Kenneth Essex1977Album
String Quintet In D Major / String Quintet In C MinorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet With Kenneth Essex1977Album
String Quartet Op.3 - Seven Last Words From The CrossJoseph Haydn, Peter Pears, Aeolian String Quartet1977Album
String Quartets - "Emperor" & "Sunrise"Joseph Haydn / Aeolian String Quartet1977Album
String Quartets - Volumes 5 & 6 (Opp 33, 42 & 50)Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1976Album
Die Streichquartette Vol. 4Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1976Album
String Quartets (op. 20 & 64)Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1976Album
Die Streichquartette Vol. 3Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1976Album
String Quartets (Op. 54 & 55)Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1975Album
String Quartets Op. 9 & 17Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1975Album
Die Streichquartette Vol. 5Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1975Album
Die Streichquartette Vol. 2Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1974Album
String Quartets Op. 76, 77 & 103Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1974Album
String Quartet In C MinorFrederick May, Aeolian String Quartet1974Album
Die Streichquartette Vol. 1Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1974Album
Die Streichquartette Vol. 6Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1974Album
The Early QuartetsJoseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1974Album
String Quartets Op. 71 & 74Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1973Album
The Seven Last Words Of Our Saviour On The Cross Op. 51Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String Quartet1972Album
String Quartet In G Minor / Violin Sonata No. 1Ralph Vaughan Williams, Arnold Bax - Aeolian String Quartet, Henry Holst, Frank Merrick1971Album
Clarinet Quintet (1968), String Quartet (1951/52)Robert Simpson - Bernard Walton, Aeolian String Quartet1970Album
String Trio Quanta, Clarinet QuartetPriaulx Rainier, Alan Rawsthorne, Thea King, Aeolian String Quartet1970Album
Nicholas Maw And Hugh Wood: String QuartetsNicholas Maw, Hugh Wood, Aeolian String Quartet1968Album
Quintet For Clarinet & Strings In A Major, K581, Divertimento In D, K136Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thea King, Aeolian String Quartet1968Album
String Quartet In E Minor, Op. 83 / Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor, Op. 82Sir Edward Elgar - Aeolian String Quartet, Alan Loveday, Leonard Cassini1966Album
Piano Quintet / Legend For Viola And PianoSir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax - Aeolian String Quartet, Leonard Cassini, Watson Forbes1966Album
String Quartet In E Minor, Op. 83 / String Quartet No. 1 In G MinorSir Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Aeolian String Quartet, Sydney Humphreys, Raymond Keenlyside, Watson Forbes, Derek Simpson1964Album
Piano Quintet / Legend For Viola And PianoSir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax - Aeolian String Quartet, Leonard Cassini, Watson Forbes1963Album
Dvorak String Quartet No. 6 Smetana String Quartet No. 1Antonín Dvořák : Bedřich Smetana, Aeolian String Quartet1960Album
String Quartet No. 14 In D Minor ("Death And The Maiden") D.810 / String Quartet No. 13 In A Minor D.804Franz Schubert, Aeolian String Quartet1960Album
String Quartet No. 19 In C Major, K. 465 / String Quartet No. 16 In F Major, Op. 135Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet1960Album
Quartet No. 1 In E Flat Major, Fugal Suite In D MajorAeolian String Quartet1952Album
The Seven Last Words Of Our Saviour On The Cross, Op. 51Joseph Haydn, Aeolian String QuartetAlbum
Invito Alla MusicaFranz Schubert, Aeolian String QuartetAlbum
String Quintet In D Major / String Quintet In C MinorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Aeolian String Quartet With Kenneth EssexAlbum
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