Eschmann

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COMPOSERS: Eschmann
LABELS: Guild
WORKS: String Quartet in D minor; In Autumn; Fantasy Pieces
PERFORMER: Dave Lee (horn), Oliver Lewis (violin), Roy Howat (piano); Ceruti Quartet
CATALOGUE NO: GMCD 7171
Mendelssohn’s Swiss pupil Johann Carl Eschmann proves well worth rediscovering. His Quartet, although rather doggedly played here, has some very imaginative moments. The substantial horn suite and the free-flowing violin pieces deploy a Schumannesque language with confidence and charm. Anthony Burton

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