Allegri Quartet

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Brit. string quartet founded 1953 with Eli Goren (vn.), James Barton (vn.), Patrick Ireland (va.), William Pleeth (vc.). Various changes in personnel. Since 1989: Peter Carter and David Roth (vns.), Roger Tapping (va.), and Bruno Schrecker (vc.). In addition to classics, the Allegri has specialized in works by Brit. composers, e.g. Britten, Maconchy, LeFanu, and Tippett.

Subjects: Music.

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