The Art of the Fugue with the Juilliard Quartet The music world celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Juilliard Quartet Wednesday. Host Fred Child talks with the quartet's first violinist, Joel Smirnoff. And, from a 1987 Juilliard Quartet recording, we hear Bach's Contrapuncti Nos. 2, 7 and 9 from The Art of the Fugue.
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The Art of the Fugue with the Juilliard Quartet

The Art of the Fugue with the Juilliard Quartet

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The music world celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Juilliard Quartet today. Host Fred Child talks with the quartet's first violinist, Joel Smirnoff. And, from a 1987 Juilliard Quartet recording, we hear Bach's Contrapuncti Nos. 2, 7 and 9 from The Art of the Fugue. The recording features violinists Robert Mann and Joel Smirnoff, violist Samuel Rhodes and cellist Joel Krosnic. (The current second violinist is Ronald Copes.)

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