Enescu: String Octet in C major op.7 (orch. Foster), Violin Sonata no.3 in A major op.25


George Enescu’s compositions, overshadowed by his success as a violinist, conductor and teacher, remain largely neglected, though in some measure that is also due to the mixed stylistic allegiances that influenced the composer’s esoteric and often complex scores.The String Octet, composed when Enescu was 19, is an amazingly accomplished work ...

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