FRANZ ANTON HOFFMEISTER (1754-1812): Quartets for Double Bass and String Trio No. 3 in d and No. 4 in D, GIOACHINO ROSSINI (1792-1868): String Sonatas for 2 Violins, Cello and Double Bass No. 4 in B Flat, No. 5 in E Flat and No. 6 in D.
Catalogue Number: 02U025
Format: SACD hybrid
Description: Second volume of these unconventional quartets where Hoffmeister puts the double bass in the spotlight while it also appears in the original version of Rossini’s string sonatas where it performs its conventional role but with a few solo outbursts. Minna Pensola (violin), Antti Tikkanen (violin, viola), Tuomas Lehto (cello), Niek de Groot (double bass).