HAYDN: String Quartet in D major, 'Largo,', Op. 76, No. 5, HobIII:79 composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). For violin. Instrumental Solo Part and CD. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3135).
This fifth quartet in the op. 76 group of six shows Haydn at his full musical maturity. Commonly known as the 'Largo,' it is of haunting beauty.
Contains a high-quality printed solo part and a compact disc featuring the quartet in split-channel stereo with the violinist on the right channel; then again in an accompaniment version minus the solo violin part.