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Beethoven: String Quartets op.59 nos.1-3 ‘Rasumovsky’, String Quintet in C major op.29

Raw-edged Beethoven from players brought up in the period-instrument world

Monday, 01 August 2011
Musicians
Kuijken Quartet, Marleen Thiers (viola)
Composer
Beethoven
Catalogue number
CHALLENGE CLASSICS CC 72362 (two hybrid sacds)
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Musicians:

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Musicians:

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