Smetana / Janacek / Suk: Music for String Quartet
Talich Quartet / Vanbrugh Quartet
“The Talich Quartet have no want of drama or fire…this is cultured playing, and moreover they are better served by their recording engineers. … [R]eaders can invest with confidence, and with attractive bonus tracks” — Penguin Guide
Janáček: String Quartet No. 1 'The Kreutzer Sonata'
Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor 'From My Life'
Smetana: String Quartet No. 2 in D minor
Suk: Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale Saint Wenceslas for String Orchestra, Op. 35a