Haydn, Mozart: Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op. 64/5 (The Lark); Mozart: Quartet in D minor, K421; Quintet in A, K581

COMPOSERS: Haydn,Mozart
LABELS: Melodiya
ALBUM TITLE: Haydn , Mozart
WORKS: Haydn: String Quartet in D, Op. 64/5 (The Lark); Mozart: Quartet in D minor, K421; Quintet in A, K581
PERFORMER: Ivan Mozgovenko (clarinet), Borodin String Quartet (1958-69)
CATALOGUE NO: MELCD 1001021 (ADD)
The slightly acid recording in the Haydn doesn’t do service to the intensity of the performance, though the Mozart Quartet comes across better. A pity about the swimmy acoustic in the Quintet, which swamps Mozgovenko’s liquid playing. Martin Cotton

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