20th Century Chamber Music


20th Century Chamber Music
Wiener Oktett
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4802406
Barcode
00028948024063
Format
2-CD
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BRITTEN: Sinfonietta, Op. 1
HINDEMITH: Octet
POOT: Octet
BADINGS: Octet
WELLESZ: Octet, Op. 67

Wiener Oktett

Recording information

Recording Producers: John Culshaw (Poot); Erik Smith (Hindemith, Britten); James Mallinson (Badings, Wellesz)
Balance Engineers: James Brown (Poot); Gordon Parry, Jack Law (Hindemith, Britten); Tryggvi Tryggvason (Badings, Wellesz)
Recording Location: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, October 1956 (Poot), June 1964 (Hindemith), April 1965 (Britten), April 1971 (Badings, Wellesz)

Reviews

‘immediately pleasurable listening’ (Poot) Gramophone

‘accomplished performances’ (Britten, Hindemith) Gramophone

‘The performances are at once lively and relaxed, in the best Viennese tradition’ (Wellesz, Badings) Gramophone