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Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat major, Op. 20
I. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco
III. Scherzo: Allegro leggierissimo
Max Bruch: String Octet in B flat major, Op. posth.
I. Allegro moderato
III. Allegro molto
“Featuring two of Hungary's finest quartets, this performance captures all the youthful fervour of the opening Allegro moderato, the brilliant delicacy of the Scherzo and the driving perpetual motion of the Finale, whilst also finding an air of mystery and unexpected darkness in the slow movement.”
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