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This is a wonderful recording of Mendelssohn’s Octet, written when Mendelssohn was only 16, in 1825. Its a remarkable work, assured and vibrant. This recording really captures this, and manages to convey both lightness and vibrancy, in a seemingly effortless performance.
Felix Mendelssohn: Sextet for Piano and Strings in D major, Op. 110
I. Allegro vivace
III. Menuetto: Agitato
IV. Allegro vivace
Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat major, Op. 20