Spohr: Piano Quintet

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LABELS: Eloquence
WORKS: Piano Quintet, Op. 52; Double Quartet, Op. 87; Octet, Op. 32; Nonet, Op. 31
PERFORMER: Vienna Octet
CATALOGUE NO: 480 2400


Spohr at his best. Wide stereo places the two quartets for Op. 87 in dramatic opposition. The colourful Octet is lively, its notoriously testing violin part admirably unflustered. George Pratt