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ESQ: Britten, Purcell - Chaconnes & Fantasias is WFMT: Featured Release

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Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Emerson String Quartet releases "Chaconnes and Fantasias: Music of Britten and Purcell." With repertoire never before recorded by the quartet, the album comprises Benjamin Britten's String Quartets Nos 2 and 3 as well as a selection of chaconnes and fantasias by Henry Purcell.

Emerson String Quartet: Chaconnes & Fantasias on Decca is WFMT: Chicago - Featured Release for Tuesday May 2, 2017.
Tracks include:

Purcell: Fantasia No 6 in F major (3:49)
Britten: String Quartet No 2 in C major, Op 36: First movement (8:07)