Haydn: String Quartets, Opp. 20/4, 64/6 & 77/1

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COMPOSERS: Haydn
LABELS: Channel
WORKS: String Quartets, Opp. 20/4, 64/6 & 77/1
PERFORMER: Amsterdam Quartet
CATALOGUE NO: CCS SA 28209 (hybrid CD/SACD)

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Using period instruments, the Amsterdam are particularly illuminating in the early Op. 20/4, pinpointing the bold rhythmic ambiguity of the Menuetto alla zingarese and the strongly driven energy in the Presto scherzando. Erik Levi