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Herman Trotter
American Record Guide, January 2014

The Arild Quartet gives these works seemingly exemplary performances. © 2014 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide




David Barker
MusicWeb International, December 2013

This rates as my “Surprise CD” of the year. I knew a little of the orchestral works of both composers, but these Mendelssohnian quartets were breaths of fresh air. The only disappointment was the running time—a little over 50 minutes. © 2013 MusicWeb International



Jerry Dubins
Fanfare, September 2013

The playing on this disc is technically expert and musically attuned to these lovely works, which…are tuneful, harmonically pleasing to the ear, and brimming with the dramatically urgent, rapid, running passages that are so common a feature in Mendelssohn’s quartets…performances by the Arild String Quartet and recording by Dacapo are alive and alert. © 2013 Fanfare Read complete review



Brian Reinhart
MusicWeb International, July 2013

Here’s an interesting disc of Danish string quartets…

The Arild Quartet, making their debut here, sound like very good players, whom Dacapo should be glad to have on the team…the booklet essay on Horneman and Hamerik is a model for the industry. © 2013 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Byzantion
MusicWeb International, June 2013

The Arild String Quartet…play[s] with apt alacrity, communicating equally both the intelligence and the vibrancy of Horneman’s music, not to mention the sparkle of Hamerik’s, in a persuasive fashion.

Sound quality is good… © 2013 MusicWeb International Read complete review



David Barker - Download News 2013/7
MusicWeb International, May 2013

…this is an absolute beauty. Three works written within two years of each other…by two Danish composers, some of whose orchestral works I had, without any expectation that lurking in their catalogue were these gems.

The two Horneman quartets are graceful, fleet of foot and harmonious… © 2013 MusicWeb International Read complete review





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