What’s so important about the string quartet?

It was Haydn who started it all. You can quibble about Boccherinis or Albrechtsbergers, Dittersdorfs or Vanhals, but in the end, when it comes to the crunch, you’ll be forced to admit that it was Haydn who was fons et origo of the strings quartet. And after? Mozart and Beethoven: Mozart dedicated six glorious quartets […]