Tchaikovsky completed his 3rd String Quartet in 1876 and dedicated it posthumously to violinist Ferdinand Laub, Tchaikovsky's friend, and professor at the Moscow Conservatory. Laub had also played in the premiers of his first two quartets.
Tchaikovsky starts the 3rd in a solemn mood (andante...
Put these composers in order from 1-5, 1 being your favourite, 5 your least.
Here they are in alphabetical order:
Brahms, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky.
I'm interested to see peoples opinion of these composers compared to one another.
This may have been done before or something...