Schoenberg and his friends.

The so called Second Viennese School represents the music pioneered by Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, and Anton Webern. and on this recording we have the opportunity to listen to these composers’ collected works for string quartet as performed by the Quartuor Diotima. These compositions are listed below:


String Quartet, Op. 3

Lyric Suite – for soprano and string quartet


Presto in C major for string quartet

Scherzo for String Quartet in F major (1897)

String Quartet in D major (1897)

String Quartets Nos. 1 – 4 (complete)


Langsamer Satz, (slow movement), Op. post. (1905)

String Quartet, Op. post. (1905)

Rondo, Op. post. (1906)

Five movements for String Quartet, Op. 5 (1909)

Six Bagatelles for String Quartet, Op. 9 (1911-1913)

String Quartet, Op. 28 (1937-38)

Performed by the Quatuor Diotima


Quatuor Diotima celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2016. This recording dedicated to the Second Viennese School is the first of two events planned to mark this special year – along with the release of a new series of contemporary composer portraits.

Here are the members of the Quartuor Diotima in highlights from this album:

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