String Quartets

Bilbao ( 1806 ) - París ( 1826 )

The Basque composer Arriaga left behind a small yet quite remarkable output, which makes his premature death at nineteen, just when he was beginning to make a name for himself with Parisian audiences, all the more sad. His style is replete with influences from the most important early Romantic composers, from Italian opera, and, especially, from central-European symphonic music....


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String Quartets

Sus obras son tan impecables desde el punto de vista formal (especialmente el primero y el tercero [de los cuartetos]) como anacrónicas desde una perspectiva puramente estilística.