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Mozart / Budapest String Quartet – “Quartet No. 16 (K. 428); Quartet No. 17 (K. 458)” – [Columbia]

Hemroid The Leader   1/4/2017   12-inch, Classical

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born Salzburg, Austria 1756; died Vienna, Austria, 1791.
Mozart wrote six string quartets dedicated to Joseph Haydn. Here are two, played by the Budapest String Quartet using the Library of Congress’ Stradivari instruments, given to the nation by Gertrude Clarke Whitall. Great old Mono pressing from 1953.

you heard it 3 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 51 days ago, Bully Demise played Quartet No. 17 - Third Movement: Adagio
  • 956 days ago, Cousin Mary played Quartet No. 16 - Fourth Movement: Allegro Vivace
  • 958 days ago, Naysayer played Quartet No. 17 - Third Movement: Adagio
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