CARL FRIEDRICH ABEL (1723-1787): 6 Symphonies, Op. 1, 6 Symphonies, Op. 4.
Catalogue Number: 04T023
Reference: 555 137-2
Description: Published in London in 1760 and 1762, these are all three-movement works between six and nine minutes in length for an orchestra of strings with pairs of oboes and horns for support rather than solo opportunities and inhabiting the transitional world between the late baroque and the works of J.S. Bach and the young Mozart. 2 CDs. Kölner Akademie; Michael Alexander Willens.