Dvorak: String Sextet, Op. 48; String Quintets, Op. 77 & 97; String Quartet, Op. 96; Bagatelles, Op. 47
Wiener Oktett; Janáček Quartet; Vienna Philharmonia Quintet
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4802375
Barcode
00028948023752
Format
2-CD
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String Sextet in A major, Op. 48
String Quintet in G major, Op. 77
String Quintet in E flat major, Op. 97
Wiener Oktett

String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 ‘American’
Janáček Quartet

Bagatelles, Op. 47
Vienna Philharmonia Quintet

Recording information

Recording Producers: James Mallinson (Opp. 48, 77, 97); Ray Minshull (Op. 96); Christopher Raeburn (Op. 47)
Balance Engineers: Tryggvi Tryggvason (Opp. 48, 77, 97); Kenneth Wilkinson (Op. 96); Philip Wade (Op. 47)
Recording Locations: Decca Studio 3, West Hampstead, London, UK, October 1963 (Op. 96); Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, October 1969 (Op. 77), May 1975 (Op. 47), April 1971 (Opp. 48, 97)

Reviews

‘the recording, clean and warm-toned, is the equal of the playing’ (Dvorak Quintet, Op. 77) Gramophone

‘most sensitively handled’ (Dvorak Quintet Op. 97) Gramophone

the finest and best recorded performance [of the “American” Quartet]’ Gramophone