REVIEWS

The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

String Quartets by Opera Composers. Puccini: Crisantemi. Respighi: Il tramonto. Wagner: Albumblatt. Humperdinck: String Quartet in C major. Verdi: String Quartet in E minor

Friday, 01 August 2008
THE STRAD RECOMMENDS
Musicians
Leipzig Quartet, Ruth Ziesak (soprano)
Composer
Puccini, Respighi, Wagner, Humperdinck, Verdi
Catalogue number
Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG Gold 307 1495-2
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