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Schubert: Trout Quintet; Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik / Ax, Guarneri Quartet

Release Date: 06/06/2000 
Label:  Rca Red Seal Hp Catalog #: 63589   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Emanuel AxJohn DalleyJulius LevineDavid Soyer,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet membersGuarneri String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...Recordings of a work like the Trout always have a problem due to the difficulties of balance between piano and a small string ensemble. In this instance the engineers have avoided the pitfalls and have come up with a good balance. A fresh sounding, lively performance appeals with the important piano part played tastefully by Emanuel Ax and a pleasing degree of shading and contrasts from the strings. Good ensemble playing from a highly regarded group... The String Quintet version of Eine Kleine Nachtsmusik makes a welcome second item. More normally heard in a chamber orchestra version, this minimised Mozart (an option from the time of its composition) is a refreshing change. To hear the five lines (two violin parts not a doubling) is a Read more delight, and the 'authentic' movement of recent years must take some credit for the greater appreciation the reduction gives... [An] attractively compiled CD..." -- Harry Downey, MusicWeb International Read less

Works on This Recording

Quintet for Piano and Strings in A major, D 667/Op. 114 "Trout" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano), John Dalley (Violin), Julius Levine (Double Bass),
David Soyer (Cello), Michael Tree (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet members
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1983 
Venue:  Studio A, RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 40 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Julius Levine (Double Bass), John Dalley (Violin), David Soyer (Cello),
Michael Tree (Viola), Arnold Steinhardt (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio A, RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 18 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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