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    Kodaly's String Quartet No.2 was composed during the First World War and completed in 1918. At the premiere critics were divided and some thought the music too simple, whilst others found it too complicated! Like the 1st Quartet, it makes heavy use of folk melodies but not in a traditional way...
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    Hungarian composer, Zoltan Kodaly, wrote some really great pieces in his lifetime. Unfortunately this isn't one of them. Written in 1909, Kodaly's first quartet is a fragmented, hodge-podge mess of half-started themes with clunky development and little direction (the first movement is awful)...
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