George Onslow

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André George Louis Onslow (27 July 1784 – 3 October 1853) was a French composer of English descent. His wealth, position and personal tastes allowed him to pursue a path unfamiliar to most of his French contemporaries, more similar to that of his contemporary German romantic composers; his music also had a strong following in Germany and in England. His principal output was chamber music but he also wrote four symphonies and four operas. Esteemed by many of the critics of his time, his reputation declined swiftly after his death and has only been revived in recent years.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Grand Quintetto op. 76, Grand Sextuor op. 77 George Onslow 1
2002 String Quartets Vol. 3 Georges Onslow; Mandelring Quartett 1
2003 Pièces pour violoncelle et piano George Onslow; Laurent Martin, Jean-Marie Trotereau 1
2007 Duos pour piano et violon George Onslow; Sandrine Cantoreggi, Laurent Martin 1
2009 Onslow / Quatuor Diotima George Onslow; Quatuor Diotima 1
2013 Cello Sonatas, op. 16, nos. 1-3 George Onslow; Maria Kliegel, Nina Tichman 2
Sonatas in E minor, op. 7 and F minor, op. 22 George Onslow; Genevieve Chinn, Allen Brings 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Hummel: Piano Quintet in D minor, op. 74 / Onslow: Piano Quintet in B minor, op. 70 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, George Onslow; Nepomuk Fortepiano Quintet 1

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