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The Cleveland Quartet

Band, 1969-1995 US
Classical

The Cleveland Quartet is a string quartet founded in 1969 by violinist Donald Weilerstein, at the time an instructor at the Cleveland Institute of Music, whose director Victor Babin had secured funding for an in-resident quartet (the institute's first) to be headed by Weilerstein. Weilerstein formed the group that summer at the Marlboro Music School and Festival with violinist Peter Salaff, violist Martha Strongin Katz, and cellist Paul Katz. The group was initially called the "New Cleveland Quartet." In 1971, the group left the Cleveland Institute because of disagreements over teaching loads and took up residency at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; they dropped the word "New" from their name at this time. In 1976 they made their final change of residency, movin

        
Members
James Dunham
vl US
PortraitWilliam Preucil
vn US
PortraitPeter Salaff
vn US
PortraitPaul Katz
vc US
PortraitDonald Weilerstein
vn *1940 US
PortraitMartha Strongin Katz
vl *1943 US
PortraitAtar Arad
vl *1945 IL

Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Alfred Brendel 3 Classic Albums Limited EditionAlfred Brendel, Sir Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, The Cleveland Quartet, Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Carl Maria von Weber, Franz Schubert2014Album
String Quartets (Op. 132 In A Minor / Op. 135 In F Major)Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1997Album
String Quartets, Op. 127 And Op. 131Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1997Album
Quartet, Op. 130 • Grosse Fuge, Op. 133Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1996Album
The Farewell RecordingJohn Corigliano • Joseph Haydn — The Cleveland Quartet1996Album
String Quartets Op. 18, Nos. 1-3Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1995Album
String Quartets Op. 18, Nos. 4 & 5Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1995Album
Piezas para Piano, D.946 / Quinteto para Piano y Cuerdas, D.667 "la Trucha"Franz Schubert, Alfred Brendel, The Cleveland Quartet1994Album
String Quartets Op. 74 "The Harp" / Op 95. "Qurtetto Serioso"Ludwig van Beethoven, The Cleveland Quartet1994Album
String Quartets Op. 18, No. 6 And Op. 59, No. 1 "Razumovsky"Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1993Album
String Quartets, Op. 59, No. 2 And No. 3Ludwig van Beethoven - The Cleveland Quartet1993Album
Quartet Nos. 14 And 15Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Cleveland Quartet1992Album
Quartet No. 14 • Quartet No. 12 "American"Antonín Dvořák - The Cleveland Quartet1991Album
Trout Quintet • Quartet In A MinorFranz Schubert - The Cleveland Quartet, James VanDemark, John O'Conor1990Album
Borodin: Quartet No. 2 • Smetana: Quartet No. 1, "From My Life"Alexander Borodin, Bedřich Smetana - The Cleveland Quartet1989Album
Debussy: Quartet In G • Ravel: Quartet In FClaude Debussy, Maurice Ravel - The Cleveland Quartet1988Album
Quartet No. 2 In E Minor • Octet In E-flat MinorFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, The Cleveland Quartet1987Album
Serenade For String Trio / Piano QuintetErnst von Dohnányi, The Cleveland Quartet, Barry Snyder1986Album
Piano Quintet In F Minor, Op. 34Emanuel Ax, The Cleveland Quartet - Johannes Brahms1984Album
Quintet, Op. 163, D. 956 (C Major / C-dur / Ut Majeur)Franz Schubert - Yo-Yo Ma, The Cleveland Quartet1984Album
The Beethoven Quartets (The Late Quartets)The Cleveland Quartet - Ludwig van Beethoven1983Album
The String Sextets Op. 18 & 36Johannes Brahms, The Cleveland Quartet With Pinchas Zukerman, Bernard Greenhouse1982Album
Streichquartett Nr. 1 C-Moll, Op. 51, Nr. 1 / Konzert Fur Trompete Und Orchester, Es-DurJohannes Brahms, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Ensemble Orchestral De Paris, Jean-Pierre Wallez, Maurice André, The Cleveland Quartet1982Album
The Beethoven Quartets (The Six Early Quartets, Op. 18)The Cleveland Quartet - Ludwig van Beethoven1980Album
The Beethoven Quartets, The Five Middle QuartetsThe Cleveland Quartet, Ludwig van Beethoven1979Album
Piano Quintet In A, Op. 81Antonín Dvořák - Emanuel Ax, The Cleveland Quartet1977Album
Octet / Variations And Scherzo For String QuartetFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - The Cleveland Quartet, Tokyo String Quartet1977Album
String Quartet, Op. 11 (Including "Adagio For Strings") / String Quartet No. 2 / Scherzo For String QuartetThe Cleveland Quartet - Samuel Barber / Charles Ives1976Album
Clarinet QuintetJohannes Brahms - The Cleveland Quartet With Richard Stoltzman1976Album
Two String Quartets (Op. 64, No. 5 "Lark" / Op. 76, No. 2 "Quinten")The Cleveland Quartet - Joseph Haydn1976Album
Octet For Strings And Winds, Op. 166Franz Schubert, The Cleveland Quartet with Barry Tuckwell, Jack Brymer, Martin Gatt, Thomas Martin1975Album
Quartet No. 14 In D Minor ("Death And The Maiden") / Adagio And Fugue In C Minor, K.546The Cleveland Quartet - Franz Schubert / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1974Album
The Complete String QuartetsThe Cleveland Quartet - Johannes Brahms1973Album
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