Thomas Kakuska (born Vienna; August 25, 1940 – July 4, 2005) was an Austrian viola player, best known as the violist of the Alban Berg Quartett from 1981 until his death in Vienna in 2005.
Kakuska was a professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna from 1971, and a visiting professor at the University of Cologne in Germany from 1993.
Following his death, Kakuska's close friend, the composer Hilda Paredes, wrote In Memoriam Thomas Kakuska for solo violin… read more
|1||Verklärte Nacht, Op.4 (extract)||
|2||Verklärte Nacht, Op.4||
|3||Verklärte Nacht Op.4 (extract)||
|4||String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111: First movement: Allegro non troppo, ma con brio||
|5||String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111: Second movement: Adagio||
|6||Verklärte Nacht Op. 4||
|7||String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111: Fourth movement: Vivace ma non troppo presto||
|8||String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111: Third movement: Un poco Allegretto||
|9||String Quartet No.20 in D K499: I. Allegretto||
|10||Piano Sonata in B minor Op. 1 (trans. for string sextet by Heime Müller)||
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