Lindsay String Quartet – Haydn Op.64, No.5 (The Lark), Op.42 and and Op.76, No.5 (1988, ASV DCA 637)

Ah, string quartets. Unfortunately not my favourite form of classical – being a know-nothing beginner with a rock background, I tend to prefer the orchestral pieces, which is probably because they’re louder. There is family background to The Lindsays though – my parents were ardent fans and were such regulars at their concerts (in Leicester I think) that they got to know them, to the extent that they played at my dad’s birthday one year! Continue Reading