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The Alberni Quartet

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The Alberni Quartet is a string quartet, whose members have included:They are based in Harlow, Essex where they became established in the 1960s as the town's "quartet in residence", and by the mid-1970s had become world-renowned. Their debut in the Carnegie Hall was well received in the New York Times, and they received positive reviews of their recordings of Schumann's piano quintet, Schubert's string quintet and Brahms' string sextets.They are still performing and teaching worldwide (2011).

PortraitDavid Smith
PortraitRoger Best
vl 1936-2013 GB
PortraitPeter Pople
Howard Davis
vn 1940-2008 GB
Berian Evans
PortraitJohn White
vl 1938-2013
Gregory Baron

Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
String Quartets - Borodin String Quartet No.2/Tchaikovsky Quartet No.1The Alberni Quartet, Alexander Borodin, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky1993Compil.
Schubert: Trout Quintet / Death And The MaidenFranz Schubert, Seta Tanyel, The Alberni Quartet1993Album
Mozart String Quartets No.17&18 - Volume ThreeWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Alberni Quartet1991Album
Mozart: String Quartet Nos. 14 & 15The Alberni Quartet1990Album
Octet In E Flat, Tow Pieces For Octet Elegy And PolkaFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Dmitri Shostakovich, The Medici Quartet, The Alberni Quartet1988Album
String Quartets, Op. 41, Nos. 1 And 2Robert Schumann, The Alberni Quartet1985Album
Granados: Works for PianoThomas Rajna, The Alberni Quartet, Enrique Granados1984Album
String Quartets Nos. 5 & 6 / Three Wordsworth Songs For High Voice And String QuartetWilliam Wordsworth - The Alberni Quartet With Ian Partridge1981Album
String Quartets Nos. 2 & 3Benjamin Britten - The Alberni Quartet1981Album
String Quartet In E Minor / Crisantemi For String Quartet / String Quartet No. 13 In A MajorGiuseppe Verdi / Giacomo Puccini / Gaetano Donizetti - The Alberni Quartet1979Album
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet In G Minor Op. 57 / Britten: String Quartet No. 1 In D Major, Op. 25Dmitri Shostakovich, Benjamin Britten, The Alberni Quartet1978Album
Brahms / BrucknerThe Alberni Quartet, Johannes Brahms, Anton Bruckner, Roger Best, Moray Welsh1978Album
Sextet For Two Violins, Two Violas And Two Violoncellos In B Flat Major Op.18 / Quartettsatz Op. Posth. D.703Johannes Brahms / Franz Schubert - The Alberni Quartet With Roger Best And Moray Welsh1977Album
String Quartet No. 1 In A Minor Op. 41 No. 1 / String Quartet No. 2 In F Major Op. 41 No. 2Robert Schumann, The Alberni Quartet1976Album
Piano Quintet In E Flat Major, Opus 44 / Piano Quartet In E Flat Major, Opus 47Robert Schumann - Thomas Rajna, The Alberni Quartet1976Album
String Quintet In C Major (Op. 163 - D 956)Franz Schubert - The Alberni Quartet With Thomas Igloi1975Album
Schumann - String Quartet No. 3 / Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 2The Alberni Quartet1975Album
String Quartets No 1, 2 & 3Alan Rawsthorne, The Alberni Quartet1966Album
String Quartet No. 38 "The Joke" / String Quartet No. 39 "The Bird"Joseph Haydn, The Alberni Quartet1965Album
String Quartet No. 38 "The Joke" / String Quartet No. 39 "The Bird"Joseph Haydn, The Alberni Quartet1965Album
Brahms String SextetsThe Alberni QuartetAlbum
Bruckner: String Quintet & IntermezzoThe Alberni Quartet, Anton BrucknerAlbum
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