Mozart: String Quintets in G minor K516 & C minor K406

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Flagging finances, and the need to offer the customary three works for a subscription publication, encouraged Mozart to fashion an unconvincing String Quintet in C minor from his Serenade for six wind instruments. It certainly does not sit comfortably on strings and makes a strange bed-fellow for his two masterpieces ...

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