Now that I have arranged all the notes down to the last detail, I have the impression that I have found a cornucopia of hidden gems. Finally, the question remains as to why there has not been a complete recording on historical instruments before. From my 'privileged' position as a professional listener, I can tell you that this is because no other pair can produce such a transparent sound so effortlessly, elegantly, wittily, emotionally convincingly and edifyingly Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, producer TAK
723385282099 Channel Classics CCS SA 28209 F5 68,00 23.00 SACD 1 Haydn, Joseph Haydn: String Quartets Volume 2 Amsterdam String Quartet NIE Muzyka klasyczna Klasycyzm •Muzyka kameralna;•Kwartet smyczkowy NIE Works:
•Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 20 No. 4 in D major 'Sun'
•Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 64 No. 6 in E flat major
•Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 77 No. 1 in G major
Using period instruments, the Amsterdam are particularly illuminating in the early Op. 20/4, pinpointing the bold rhythmic ambiguity of the Menuetto alla zingarese and the strongly driven energy in the Presto scherzando." • BBC Music Magazine, August 2009