BERNARD MOLIQUE (1802-1869): String Quartets, Vol. 3 - No. 1 in G, Op. 16 and No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17.
Catalogue Number: 03M041
Reference: 777 336
Description: December 2005, July 2009 and now - a series which isn't moving too quickly, which fits the conservative composer too: stylistically, Molique starts with Beethoven and ends with Mendelssohn - Schumann was too "modern" for him - so, for rigorous working out of motifs and true "civilized conversation among four equals", these quartets (both from 1841) are models of their type. Mannheim String Quartet.