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Building a Library: Schubert: String Quintet D956

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Building a Library:
Schubert: String Quintet D956

Reviewer - Anthony Burton

First choice:
(c/w BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fuge in B flat Op. 133)
Hagen Quartet, Heinrich Schiff
DG 439 774 2 (special import only)

Budget price:
(c/w String Trio in B flat major D. 581)
Ensemble Villa Musica
Naxos 8.550388

Special mention
(c/w BRAHMS String Quartet No. 3 Op. 67)
Smetana Quartet, Milos Sadlo
Testament SBT 1120 (CD, mid price)

Historic choice
(c/w Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Op. 4)
Hollywood Quartet, Kurt Reher
Testament SBT 1031 (CD, mid price)

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