The Virtuoso String Quartet – Marjorie Hayward & Edwin Virgo (violins), Raymond Jeremy (viola), Cedric Sharpe (cello)

CD1:

Franck – String Quartet in D (First recording)

  1. Poco Lento – Allegro – Poco Lento – Allegro – Poco Lento
    (HMV D1006-7, Cc 5588-IV, 5589-II, 5595-II, 5596-IV (08203/6), 18th March (side 1,4), 14th January (side 2), 15th January (side 3) 1925)
  2. Scherzo: Vivace
    (HMV D1008, Cc 5597-IV, 5622-II (08207/8), 18th March, 19th January 1925)
  3. Larghetto
    (HMV D1009-10, Cc 5623-I, 5624-II, 5625-I (08209/11), 19th January 1925)
  4. Finale: Allegro molto – Presto
    (HMV D1010-11, Cc 5892-IV, 5893-II, 5894-II (08212/14), 20th April (side 1), 18th March 1925 (side 2-3))

Debussy – String Quartet in G minor Op.10

  1. Animé et très décidé
    (HMV D1058, Cc 6690-II, 6691-V (08218/9), 14th September, 4th December 1925)
  2. Assez vif et bien rhythmé
    (HMV D1059, Cc 6692-VII (08220), 4th December 1925)
  3. Andantino doucement expressif
    (HMV D1059-60, Cc 6711-IIII, 6712-IIII (08221/2)), 18th September, 4th December 1925)
  4. Très modéré
    (HMV D1060-61, Cc 6713-II, 6891-IV (08223/4)), 18th September, 4th December 1925)
  5. Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E flat major Op.44 No.3 – II. Scherzo: Assai leggiero Vivace
    (HMV D1061, Cc 7021-I (08225), 21st October 1925)
  1. Gossec arr. Cedric Sharpe – Tambourin
    (HMV B2589, Bb 10527-IV (8525), 1st July 1927)
  1. Grainger – Molly on the Shore
    (HMV B2589, Bb 11204-II (8523), 1st July 1927)

CD 2:

Tchaikovsky – String Quartet in D major Op.11 (First recording)

  1. Moderato e semplice
    (HMV D865, Cc 4043-3, 4044-4 (08151/2), 26th February 1924)
  2. Andante cantabile
    (HMV D866, Cc 4262-, 4263-2 (08153/4), 26th February 1924)
  3. Scherzo
    (HMV D867, Cc 4423-III (08155), 28th March 1924)
  4. Finale: Allegro molto – Presto
    (HMV D867-8, Cc 4424-IV, 4425-IV (08155/6), 2nd May 1924)
  5. Glazunov – Novelettes Op.15 No.4 – Valse
    (HMV D868, Cc 4435-2 (08158), 2nd April 1924)

Beethoven – String Quartet No.12 in E flat major Op.127

  1. Maestoso – Allegro
    (HMV D1183, Cc 7022-V, 7023-VI (08293/4), 12th October 1926)
  2. Adagio ma non troppo – Andante con moto – Adagio molto espressivo
    (HMV D1184-5, Cc 7059-II, 7060-II, 7503-I (08260, 08268, 08298), 26th October 1925 (sides 1,2), 14th December 1925 (side 3))
  3. Scherzando vivace
    (HMV D1185-6, Cc 7506-II, 7507-III (08256/61), 14th December 1925)
  4. Finale
    (HMV D1186-7, Cc 7552-I, 7553-II ((08269/57), 17th December 1925)
  5. Dittersdorf – String Quartet in E flat major – Minuet
    (HMV D1061, Cc 8517-I (08272), 6th September 1926)
  1. Traditional arr. Frank Bridge – Londonderry Air
    (HMV C1470, Cc 10528-IV (08346), 1st July 1927)
  1. Haydn – String Quartet Op.76 No.3 (Emperor) – Theme and Variations
    (HMV C1470, Cc 12030-I (08348), 21st November 1927)