2 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2011-05-10Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartets for Strings (3) ("Razumovsky"), Op. 59; Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 29
Performers: Thiers, Marleen
Ensemble: Kuijken Ensemble
In this interpretation by the famous Kuijken family, the musicians play on modern instruments instead of period ones. The Kuijkens are advocates of authentic instrumentation,...continue...
Recording information: Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2008-02-12Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky"; Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 29
Performers: Kuijken, Sara; Kuijken, Sigiswald; Kuijken, Veronica; Kuijken, Wieland [Cello, Viola da Gamba]; Thiers, Marleen
""What we shared was astonishment -- and joy," wrote violinist Sigiswald Kuijken in his introductory note to this disc... the "joy" referred to is immediately...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Challenge Classics / 2005-10-11Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581; Quintet for Horn and Strings in E flat major, K 407 (386c); Quartet for Oboe and Strings in F major, K 370 (368b)
Performers: Beaugiraud, Patrick; Coppola, Lorenzo; Fernandez, Francois; Kuijken, Sigiswald; Kuijken, Wieland [Cello, Viola da Gamba]; Madeuf, Pierre-Yves; Thiers, Marleen
"These are performances to evoke an ideal vision of 18th century chamber music-making: friends playing together for mutual enjoyment, souding spontaneous and unaffected. The recording,...continue...