Haydn: String Quartets Op. 33 'Russian'
The six string quartets that Joseph Haydn composed around 1781 - his Op. 33 - contain some of his most inspired and innovative music. Stephen Johnson joins the members of the Wihan Quartet in front of an audience at the Jacqueline du Pre Hall in Oxford to reveal and to revel in the delights of Haydn's musical wit and invention.
Available since: Mon 2 Jun 2014
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