Mendelssohn: String Quartets Vol. 3

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1 Quartet No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 44, No. 3: Allegro vivace 14:10 44.1/16 Album only
2 Quartet No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 44, No. 3: Scherzo. Assai leggiero vivace 3:58 $1.49 Buy
3 Quartet No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 44, No. 3: Adagio non troppo 9:06 44.1/16 Album only
4 Quartet No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 44, No. 3: Molto Allegro con fuoco 9:39 44.1/16 Album only
5 Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80: Allegro vivace assai 7:39 44.1/16 Album only
6 Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80: Allegro assai 4:30 $1.49 Buy
7 Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80: Adagio 7:11 44.1/16 Album only
8 Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80: Finale. Allegro molto 5:27 $1.49 Buy
9 Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 81: I. Tema con Variazioni 5:40 $1.49 Buy
10 Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 81: II. Scherzo 3:39 $1.49 Buy
11 Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 81: III. Capriccio 6:09 $1.49 Buy

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This eloquent album marks the conclusion of the Eroica Quartet’s acclaimed series dedicated to Mendelssohn’s complete cycle. Included is the composer’s String Quartet No. 5 in E flat major, Op.44/3, his String Quartet No. 6 in E flat minor, Op.80 and Pieces for string quartet, Op.81. The ensemble adopted period practices for this concluding work. Performing on authentic instruments, the ensemble delivers inspired interpretations bursting with sheer virtuosity.

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"...it all sounds absolutely natural and right...the mouth drops open at the sheer virtuosity of Mendelssohn's quicksilver movements. Highly recommended." - Jerry Dubins, FanFare