Grieg abandons the rigor of quartet composition in an explosion of passion. Haydn consolidates the structures that he himself invented, animating them with echoes of country dances. Wolf takes inspiration from Italy, rollicking all the way.
Franz Joseph HaydnQuartetto in do maggiore Hob. III:77 “Kaiserquartett”Hugo WolfItalienische SerenadeEdvard GriegQuartetto in sol minore op. 27