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Dvorák, Franck: Piano Quintets / Curzon, Vienna Phil Quartet


Release Date: 09/02/2008 
Label:  London/Decca Chamber Mus Series Catalog #: 421153   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákCésar Franck
Performer:  Clifford CurzonWilli BoskovskyOtto StrasserRudolf Streng,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

[T]he interpretation of Dvorák's Piano Quintet given by Clifford Curzon and the VPO Quartet...is relaxed, urbane, yet always spirited, even zestful, and these, needless to say, are qualities that match the music extremely well; the recording thoroughly belies its age.

-- Gramophone [8/1977]
[T]he interpretation of Dvorák's Piano Quintet given by Clifford Curzon and the VPO Quartet...is relaxed, urbane, yet always spirited, even zestful, and these, needless to say, are qualities that match the music extremely well; the recording thoroughly belies its age.

-- Gramophone [8/1977]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano), Willi Boskovsky (Violin), Otto Strasser (Violin),
Rudolf Streng (Viola), Robert Scheiwein (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
2.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, M 7 by César Franck
Performer:  Emanuel Brabec (Cello), Clifford Curzon (Piano), Willi Boskovsky (Violin),
Otto Strasser (Violin), Rudolf Streng (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 

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