Pleyel: ‘Prussian’ String Quartets in D major (Ben 337), F major (Ben 338) & G minor (Ben 339)

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The Pleyel Quartet Köln here offers elegant period-instrument performances of three of Pleyel’s twelve ‘Prussian Quartets’, dedicated to the cellist King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia. Unlike Mozart’s last three quartets with the same dedicatee (K575, K589 and K590), these works do not give special prominence to the cello; however, ...

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