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Fine Arts Quartet and Gil Sharon Record Beethoven for Naxos

October 28, 2008

Between 6 and 8 October 2008 in the Library of Wittem Monastery (Klooster Wittem), The Netherlands, the Fine Arts Quartet recorded three Beethoven String Quintets for Naxos: String Quintet in C major, Op 29, String Quintet in C minor, Op 104 and String Quintet in D major (Fugue), Op 137. The Producer of this recording was Florian B. Schmidt. The Fine Arts Quartet—Ralph Evans (violin), Efim Boico (violin), Chauncey Patterson (viola) and Wolfgang Laufer (cello) were joined by Gil Sharon (2nd viola).

The Fine Arts Quartet has previously released several outstanding Naxos recordings:

EVANS: String Quartet No. 1 / GLASS: String Quartet No. 2 / ANTHEIL: String Quartet No. 3 / HERRMANN: Echoes
MENDELSSOHN: String Quintets (Complete)
GLAZUNOV: 5 Novelettes / String Quintet in A major
SCHUMANN: String Quartets Nos. 1-3


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