SERGEI TANEYEV (1856-1915): Complete String Quartets, Vol. 5 - Quartet No. 8 in C, String Quintet No. 2 in C, Op. 16.
Catalogue Number: 12S039
Description: After nine years, this cycle comes to an end with another of the early, unnumbered quartets from 1883, infused with the spirit of Haydn and Mozart and harmonically adventurous, and the 1905 quintet, a monumental (43 minutes here) work with a complicated, five-voice fugue in the finale. Carpe Diem String Quartet w/James Buswell (viola).