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The Emerson String Quartet stands apart in the history of string quartets with an unparalleled list of achievements over three decades: more than thirty acclaimed recordings, nine Grammys® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, Musical America’s "Ensemble of the Year", and collaborations with many of the greatest artists of our time.

Posted: Feb-18-2014
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Five Minutes With Paul Watkins: Checking Out the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival

Posted: Jun-10-2015
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Track Listing: 

1. Allegretto gioviale
2. Andante amoroso
3. Allegro misterioso
4. Adagio appassionato
5. Presto delirando
6. Largo desolato
7. Alternate version with soprano: Largo desolato
8. Getragen
9. Sehr breit
10. Moderato: Gemessen
11. Leicht bewegt (Andante)
12. Sehr langsam, zögernd
13. Komm, süsser Tod, arranged for soprano and string quartet by J. Peter Koene
Posted: Sep-11-2015
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"For nearly 40 years, the Emerson String Quartet has commanded a certain reverence from music lovers. Its polished and authoritative performances, its comprehensive and mighty discography, its fearless embrace of the new and unusual as well as the classics — all have placed this string quartet high in the pantheon of chamber music."

— Seattle Times
Posted: Apr-22-2015
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Posted: Aug-4-2015