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Mendelssohn: Octet, Quintets 1 & 2, Etc / Hausmusik London


Release Date: 10/10/2000 
Label:  Virgin Classics Veritas Catalog #: 61809   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Monica HuggettPavlo BeznosiukPaull BoucherRoger Chase,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hausmusik
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Octet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 20 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Monica Huggett (Violin), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin), Paull Boucher (Violin),
Roger Chase (Viola), Jolianne Von Einem (Violin), Simon Whistler (Viola),
Anthony Pleeth (Cello), Sebastian Comberti (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hausmusik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Lyons Concert Hall, University of NYC 
Length: 31 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2.
Quintet for Strings no 1 in A major, Op. 18 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Roger Chase (Viola), Simon Whistler (Viola), Anthony Pleeth (Cello),
Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin), Monica Huggett (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hausmusik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826/1832; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Lyons Concert Hall, University of NYC 
Length: 31 Minutes 17 Secs. 
3.
Quintet for Strings no 2 in B flat major, Op. 87 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Allan Chase (Viola), Simon Whistler (Viola), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin),
Monica Huggett (Violin), Richard Lester (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hausmusik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, Berkshire, England 
Length: 29 Minutes 5 Secs. 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 13 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Richard Lester (Cello), Monica Huggett (Violin), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin),
Roger Chase (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hausmusik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, Berkshire, England 
Length: 30 Minutes 27 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13: I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13: II. Adagio non lento
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13: III. Intermezzo (Allegretto con moto - Allegro di molto)
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13: IV. Presto - Adagio non lento
String Quintet No.2 in B flat major Op.87: I. Allegro vivace
String Quintet No.2 in B flat major Op.87: II. Andante scherzando
String Quintet No.2 in B flat major Op.87: III. Adagio e lento
String Quintet No.2 in B flat major Op.87: IV. Allegro molto vivace
String Quintet No.1 in A major Op.18: I. Allegro con moto
String Quintet No.1 in A major Op.18: II. Intermezzo: Andante sostenuto
String Quintet No.1 in A major Op.18: III. Scherzo: Allegro di molto
String Quintet No.1 in A major Op.18: IV. Allegro vivace
Octet in E flat major Op. 20: I. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco
Octet in E flat major Op. 20: II. Andante
Octet in E flat major Op. 20: III. Scherzo (Allegro leggierissimo)
Octet in E flat major Op. 20: IV. Presto

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