Mendelssohn, Schubert: Octets; plus Schubert: Trout Quintet

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COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn,Schubert
LABELS: Eloquence
WORKS: Octets; plus Schubert: Trout Quintet
PERFORMER: Walter Panhofer (piano); Vienna Octet
CATALOGUE NO: 480 3431

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Analogue mono sound in the 60-year-old Trout recording becomes acceptable as the magic of the performance takes over. Mendelssohn’s Octet has moments of breath-taking beauty. George Pratt