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Budapest String Quartet

The Budapest String Quartet was a string quartet in existence from 1917 to 1967. It originally consisted of three Hungarians and a Dutchman; at the end, the quartet consisted of four Russians. A number of recordings were made for HMV/Victor through 1938; from 1940 through 1967 it recorded for Columbia Records. Additionally, several of the Quartet's live performances were recorded, at the Library of Congress and other venues.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1917, Died 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-022902 10-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor BS-022903 10-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor BS-022904 10-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor BS-022905 10-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor BS-022906 10-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor BS-022907 10-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor CS-022908 12-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  
Victor CS-022909 12-in. 4/25/1938 Quintet for clarinet and strings Budapest String Quartet ; Benny Goodman String quartet and clarinet Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Budapest String Quartet," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/306072.

Budapest String Quartet. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/306072.

"Budapest String Quartet." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/306072

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