Haas Krása: String Quartets / Streichquartette
Hawthorne String Quartet
1993: London/Polygram 440 853-2
Pavel Haas 18991944
String Quartet No. 2 Z opičích hor, op. 7 (1925)
From the Monkey Mountains / Aus dem Affengebirge
String Quartet No. 3, op. 15 (1938)
Hans Krása 18991944
String Quartet (1921)
This CD is a bit of an enigma to me, as part of my library, because I recall only that I obtained it after encountering Haass tantalizing From the Monkey Mountains track on a Decca-label compilation CD with the theme or title of Entarte Musik but mysteriously no longer have the initiating CD in my collection! Perhaps I found the rest of its contents unengaging once Id bought this CD for that one track; I really dont recall, and that surprises me usually I remember stuff like that, and the historian in me would very rarely jettison such contextually rich material.
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