Haydn: String Quartets Ops. 20/4, 64/6, 77/1 (amst
Label: Channel Classics
Joseph Haydn's remarkable series of 68 string quartets encompasses, in effect, his entire compositional career. The stylistic journey Haydn took over this period is striking indeed, and his music reflects the inevitable changes in musical taste across Europe. The Amsterdam String Quartet is one of today's leading period instrument string quartets. Its members are all internationally respected specialists at the forefront of the early music scene. Their second volume of Haydn quartets features Op.64 No.6, Op.77 No.1 and Op.20 No.4.