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