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Schubert: Piano Quintet "The Trout" - String Quartet "Death and the Maiden"

Emil Gilels, Amadeus Quartet, Rainer Zepperitz

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"... features a highly dramatic 1959 account of Schubert's Death and the Maiden ... DG's latest transfer is excellent and comes coupled with a stylish Trout Quintet ..."
- Gramophone

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Piano Quintet In A, D.667 - "The Trout"  
1. Allegro vivace
Franz Schubert; Emil Gilels; Amadeus Quartet
2. Andante
Franz Schubert; Emil Gilels; Amadeus Quartet
3. Scherzo (Presto)
Franz Schubert; Emil Gilels; Amadeus Quartet
4. Thema - Andantino - Variazioni I-V - Allegretto
Franz Schubert; Emil Gilels; Amadeus Quartet
5. Finale (Allegro giusto)
Franz Schubert; Emil Gilels; Amadeus Quartet
String Quartet No.14 In D Minor, D.810 - "Death and the Maiden"  
1. Allegro
Franz Schubert; Amadeus Quartet
2. Andante con moto
Franz Schubert; Amadeus Quartet
3. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
Franz Schubert; Amadeus Quartet
4. Presto
Franz Schubert; Amadeus Quartet
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    78:36
"... the 1975 recording of the Trout is a masterly contribution from Gilels ... the Amadeus play with considerable freshness. The approach is very positive ... rewarding in its seriousness of purpose ... the quartet play as one in dealing with the finer points of phrasing ..."
- The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music

This all-Schubert programme from the Amadeus Quartet combines a 1959 recording of Death and the Maiden string quartet with a 1975 recording of The Trout piano quintet. Late Russian pianist Emil Gilels joins the Amadeus players on The Trout for a version that has been called one of the finest ever recorded.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Deutsche Grammophon Studio Masters

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