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Offer,Rossini & Hoffmeister: Quartets with Double Bass, Vol. 2

Minna Pensola (violin I), Antti Tikkanen (violin II/ viola), Tuomas Lehto (cello) & Niek de Groot (double bass)

In later life Rossini dismissed the quartets as ‘terrible’, but the truth – as made plain by the excellent performances on this recording – is that this music is much more than a mere prentice... More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    April 2019
    Chamber Choice

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Contents

Rossini: Sonata a quattro No. 4 in B flat major

Work length17:50
$3.50
$6.45
$8.75
  • Minna Pensola (violin), Antti Tikkanen (violin), Tuomas Lehto (cello), Niek de Groot (double bass)
  • Recorded: October 2017
  • Recording Venue: Schauman Hall, Jakobstad (Pietarsaari), Finland

I. Allegro vivace

Track length10:58
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II. Andante

Track length3:47
$1.00
$1.30
$1.75

III. Allegretto

Track length3:05
$1.00
$1.30
$1.75

Hoffmeister: Double Bass Quartet No. 3

Work length13:46
$3.00
$3.90
$5.25
  • Niek de Groot (double bass), Minna Pensola (violin), Antti Tikkanen (viola), Tuomas Lehto (cello)
  • Recorded: October 2017
  • Recording Venue: Schauman Hall, Jakobstad (Pietarsaari), Finland

I. Moderato

Track length5:34
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$1.30
$1.75

II. Adagio

Track length4:10
$1.00
$1.30
$1.75

III. Tempo di minuetto

Track length4:02
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Rossini: Sonata a quattro No. 5 in E flat major

Work length14:20
$3.50
$5.20
$7.00
  • Minna Pensola (violin), Antti Tikkanen (violin), Tuomas Lehto (cello), Niek de Groot (double bass)
  • Recorded: October 2017
  • Recording Venue: Schauman Hall, Jakobstad (Pietarsaari), Finland

I. Allegro vivace

Track length7:39
$1.50
$2.60
$3.50

II. Andante

Track length3:10
$1.00
$1.30
$1.75

III. Allegretto

Track length3:31
$1.00
$1.30
$1.75

Hoffmeister: Double Bass Quartet No. 4

Work length14:26
$4.00
$5.20
$7.00
  • Niek de Groot (double bass), Minna Pensola (violin), Antti Tikkanen (viola), Tuomas Lehto (cello)
  • Recorded: October 2017
  • Recording Venue: Schauman Hall, Jakobstad (Pietarsaari), Finland

I. Allegro moderato

Track length4:14
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$1.30
$1.75

II. Menuett

Track length3:19
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III. Andante

Track length3:41
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$1.30
$1.75

IV. Rondo

Track length3:12
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$1.30
$1.75

Rossini: Sonata a quattro No. 6 in D major 'La tempesta'

Work length16:08
$3.50
$5.20
$7.00
  • Minna Pensola (violin), Antti Tikkanen (violin), Tuomas Lehto (cello), Niek de Groot (double bass)
  • Recorded: October 2017
  • Recording Venue: Schauman Hall, Jakobstad (Pietarsaari), Finland

I. Allegro spirituoso

Track length7:48
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$2.60
$3.50

II. Andante assai

Track length2:11
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$1.30
$1.75

III. Allegro

Track length6:09
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$1.30
$1.75