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Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat major op.44 no.3, Octet in E flat major op.20, Four Pieces for String Quartet op.81 nos.1 & 2

Satisfying quartet playing, but a diffuse account of the Octet

Thursday, 20 March 2014
Musicians
Mandelring Quartet, Cremona Quartet
Composer
Mendelssohn
Catalogue number
AUDITE 92.658 (Hybrid SACD)
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