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Gebel: Double String Quintet, Op. 28 - Schuberth: String Octet, Op. 23 / Hoffmeister Quartet, Wroclaw Baroque

Release Date: 05/04/2018 
Label:  Profil   Catalog #: 17071  
Composer:  Franz Xaver GebelCarl Schuberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hoffmeister String QuartetWroclaw Baroque Orchestra Soloists
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

There is a certain tradition of large-scale string chamber music in Russia. However, the diverse cultural history of Russia and Eastern Europe has concealed numerous forgotten and little known treasures, which got buried away in times of competing nationalisms and later of ideological cultural doctrines. The two works on this album, both originating in Russia, had been forgotten by musical history but can now be heard again. Franz Xaver Gebel (1787-1843) wrote his Double Quintet during the last years of his life in Moscow. The String Octet by Carl Schuberth (1811-1863) was written some time later, in the 1840s in St Petersburg, where Schuberth was active as a cello virtuoso and conductor. The works on this album are receiving here their Read more world premiere recordings from the Hoffmeister Quartet and soloists of the Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra. Read less

Works on This Recording

Double String Quintet in D Minor, Op. 28 by Franz Xaver Gebel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hoffmeister String Quartet,  Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
Octet for Strings in E Major, Op. 23 by Carl Schuberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hoffmeister String Quartet,  Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra Soloists
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 

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