AMANDA MAIER (1853-1894): String Quartet in A (reconstructed and completed B Tommy Andersson [b.1964]), ETHEL SMYTH (1858-1944): String Quartet in C Minor (World Premiere Recordings).
Catalogue Number: 11W004
Label: db Productions
Reference: dBCD 197
Description: Maier and Smyth met in the 1870s when they were students in Leipzig. Both quartets are from those year also, Maier’s from 1877 and Smyth’s from 1881 and both bearing signs of the expected influences from the major Germanic musical schools of the mid-18th century. The Maier Quartet.