Bedŕich Smetana (1824-1884)
String Quartet No 1 in E minor 'From my life' [27'02]
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
String Quartet No 1 'The Kreutzer Sonata' JW VII/8 [18'37]
String Quartet No 2 'Intimate letters' JW VII/13 [25'49]
The new Hyperion CD of the Takács Quartet performing Smetana's Quartet No. 1 and Janáček's Quartet No. 1 (The Kreutzer Sonata) and Quartet No. 2 (Intimate Letters) has already received high praise from The London Guardian.