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In their fifth volume of Beethoven's complete chamber music for strings, Quartetto di Cremona present a late work that stands apart from other quartets of the period – Op 132 in A minor. By that time, Beethoven had developed such a distinctive language that the label of Early Romanticism no longer applies. To complete the album, the Cremona Quartet is joined by violist Lawrence Dutton of the Emerson Quartet for Beethoven's only String Quintet, Op 29.

Beethoven: String Quartet No 15 in A minor, Op 132 (45:24) from the Quartetto di Cremona new release of the Beethoven: Complete String Quartets, Vol V on Audite is a WFMT: Chicago - Featured Pick