Onslow: String Quartet No. 5 in D; String Quartet No. 15 in C minor

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COMPOSERS: Onslow
LABELS: Carlton
WORKS: String Quartet No. 5 in D; String Quartet No. 15 in C minor
PERFORMER: Oxford String quartet; Merry peckham (cello)
CATALOGUE NO: 30366 01212
Georges Onslow (1784-1853) was a prolific composer of chamber music. These quintets are certainly fluent, though somewhat faceless if compared with, for example, Mozart. This ensemble from Oxford, Ohio, gives assured and accomplished performances. Terry Barfoot

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