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Spohr: Complete String Quartets vol.15: no.19 in A major op.68* & no.22 in D minor op.74 no.3†

Recordings that fail to get to grips with the composer’s aesthetic

Saturday, 26 May 2012
Musicians
Moscow Philharmonic Concertino Quartet*, New Budapest Quartet†
Composer
Spohr
Catalogue number
Marco Polo 8.225981
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