Ingenuity defines this episode featuring Mozart’s alluring String Quintet in C Minor, a clever rearrangement of an earlier wind serenade, Brahms’ own exceptional second viola quintet and Caroline Shaw’s work inspired by a pioneering engineer of traffic theory, Boris Kerner, arranged for cello and flower pots.
MOZART String Quintet in C Minor, K. 406/516b
SHAW Boris Kerner
BRAHMS String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111
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