Acclaim for Mendelssohn Recording

The Fine Arts Quartet recording of the complete Mendelssohn String Quintets Op.18 and Op.87,  released by Naxos in May 2008, was named a Musicweb International "Recording of the Year 2008" and was selected for the 2009 Grammy Awards Entry list in the "Best Classical Album" category. This CD includes the first known recording of Mendelssohn's Minuetto in F-Sharp Minor movement, composed for the Quintet Op.18 but later replaced by a different movement before the Quintet was published.  See Naxos News story about the recording session.  For details on this CD: Naxos.