GEORGE ONSLOW (1784-1853): String Quintets in B Flat, Op. 33 and in E Minor, Op. 74, Sextet in E Flat for Piano, String Quartet and Double Bass, Op. 30, Quintet for Piano, String Trio and Double Bass, Op. 79bis.
Catalogue Number: 06U034
Reference: 603 2117-2
Format: CD reissue
Description: Onslow can do glittering pianistic display like Hummel (Sextet) or sensitivity, melody and lyricism (Piano Quintet) or he can mix the two as in his two string quintets which stand midway between the Classical and Romantic periods. 2 CDs for the price of 1. Gianluca Luisi (piano), Ensemble Concertant Frankfurt. Original 2004 and 2007 releases.