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 Offer,Mendelssohn: Octet & Boccherini: Quintet, Op. 37 No. 7

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

the whole work is splendidly done […] There is a knife-edge tautness about their performance [of the Scherzo] that is extraordinarily gripping’ (Mendelssohn) […] the minuet is a lollipop, at... More…

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Contents

Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat major, Op. 20

Work length31:43
  • Hugh Maguire (violin), Sir Neville Marriner (violin), Iona Brown (violin), Trevor Connah (violin), Stephen Shingles (viola), Kenneth Essex (viola), Kenneth Heath (cello), Denis Vigay (cello)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Recorded: 1967-06-13
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco

Track length14:15

2. Andante

Track length7:09

3. Scherzo (Allegro leggierissimo)

Track length4:27

4. Presto

Track length5:52

Boccherini: Cello Quintet, Op.37, No.7 (Pleyel)

Work length19:42
  • Hugh Maguire (violin), Sir Neville Marriner (violin), Stephen Shingles (viola), Kenneth Heath (cello), Denis Vigay (cello)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Recorded: 1967-11-14
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Andante con moto

Track length7:18

2. Menuett

Track length3:33

3. Grave

Track length4:42

4. Rondo: Allegro con moto

Track length4:09