Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Piano Quartets KV 478 and 493
Gaede Trio, Markus Schirmer

  • TACET Real Surround Sound
  • Total playing time (mmm:ss): 54:51
  • 5.1 standard channel order: front left – front right – center – subwoofer (not used) – surround left – surround right
  • 48 kHz, 24 bit. Format: Flac (lossless)
  • Download as zip file. Booklet (English, German, French) and cover images included
  • Size: 1.16 GB
  • Barcode: 4009850011620

Also recommended: Mozart, Flute Quartets, Schumann Piano Quartet


“[…] All in all, this DVD Audio is a most successful example of multi-channel sound and a must for any lover of classical music who is not yet convinced of the advantages of this technology.” klassik.com

“These two wonderful quartets have been audiophile touchstones ever since the Amadeus Quartet (three of them, anyway) and Clifford Curzon recorded them for Decca in the 1950s. […] Along the way there have been fine recordings by many illustrious ensembles, on both modern and original instruments, of which the best purely in terms of sound may have been the musically limpid RCA version with the Guarneri Quartet and Artur Rubinstein.
Now, from the German audiophile label Tacet, comes a version that banishes the competition, combining the musical sparkle and sparkle of the early Decca version with the sumptuous sonic radiance of the RCA. The sound, in fact, is so clear and natural that it is like being in the room with the musicians. Operating at moderate speeds, the way the young Austrian pianist Markus Schirmer rolls out phrases as if they were pearls, the way he illuminates the music with a luminous inner elegance, and the way he occasionally adorns the music with ornaments of exceptional originality and delight, leaves no doubt that, for this one release at least, here is a major talent. […]” (audiophile audition)

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