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Saint-Saëns: String Quartets no.1 in E minor op.112 & no.2 in G major op.153

A welcome release of two rarely heard French quartets

Sunday, 01 May 2011
Musicians
Fine Arts Quartet
Composer
Saint-Saëns
Catalogue number
NAXOS 8.572454
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