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Emerson String Quartet


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    Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 - Arnold Schoenberg, Paul Neubauer, Colin Carr
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    String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K. 590 "Prussian No. 3": III. Minuetto. Allegretto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
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    String Quartet No.9 In C, Op.59 No.3 - "Rasumovsky No. 3": 4. Allegro molto - Ludwig van Beethoven,
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    Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70, TH 118: IV. Allegro vivace - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Paul Neubauer, Colin Carr
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    The Art Of Fugue, BWV 1080 - Version For String Quartet: Contrapunctus 9 - Johann Sebastian Bach,
Formed in 1976 and based in New York City, the Emerson was one of the first quartets whose violinists alternated in the first chair position.
The Emerson Quartet, which took its name from the American poet and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, is Quartet-in-Residence at Stony Brook University. During the spring of 2016, full-time Stony Brook faculty members Philip Setzer and Lawrence Dutton received the honor of Distinguished Professor, and part-time faculty members Eugene Drucker and Paul Watkins were awarded the title of Honorary Distinguished Professor. In January 2015, the Quartet received the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award, Chamber Music America’s highest honor, in recognition of its significant and lasting contribution to the chamber music field.


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