Franck: String Quartet in D major, Piano Quintet in F minor

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Considering the popularity of the Violin Sonata it is surprising how rarely Franck’s other major chamber works are encountered both in the concert hall and on disc. The answer lies with his twin musical gods, Beethoven and Wagner. Franck continually strove in his music to counterbalance the Classical discipline of ...

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