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Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory. Claude Debussy

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Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet No. 6 in f minor, Op. 80 (1847)
Emerson String Quartet
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet No. 6 in f minor, Op. 80 (1847)
Maggini Quartet
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet No. 6 in f minor, Op. 80 (1847)
Melos Quartet
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet No. 6 in f minor, Op. 80 (1847)
Quatuor Ysaÿe
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Piano Quintet in c minor (for violin, viola, cello, bass and piano) (1903-1905)
Stockholm Syndrome Ensemble
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Piano Trio No. 2 (2014)
Morgenstern Trio
Xavier Dayer (born 1972)
Nocturne (for flute, oboe and string trio) (2014)
Swiss Chamber Soloists
Xavier Dayer (born 1972)
Mémoire, cercles (for oboe and string trio) (2011)
Swiss Chamber Soloists
Xavier Dayer (born 1972)
De Umbris (II) (for flute and string trio) (2018)
Swiss Chamber Soloists
Xavier Dayer (born 1972)
Come heavy sleep (for flute, viola and cello) (2016)
Swiss Chamber Soloists
Dora Pejačević (1885-1923)
Piano Trio in C major, Op. 29 (1910)
Andrej Bielow, Violin, Christian Poltéra, Cello, Oliver Triendl, Piano
Gustave Samazeuilh (1877-1967)
String Quartet in d minor (1900)
Quatuor Joachim
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for Piano Trio, Op. 4 (1899)
Alternberg Trio Wien
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Piano Quartet No. 1 in c minor, Op. 1 (1822)
Quartetto Klimt
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Piano Quartet No. 2 in f minor, Op. 2 (1823)
Quartetto Klimt
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Piano Quartet No. 3 in b minor, Op. 3 (1824-1825)
Quartetto Klimt
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Piano Quartet in d minor, MWV Q 10 (1821)
Quartetto Klimt
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58, MWV Q 32 (1843)
Antonio Meneses, Gérard Wyss
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58, MWV Q 32 (1843)
Pieter Wispelwey, Paolo Giacometti
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58, MWV Q 32 (1843)
Mischa Maisky, Sergio Tiempo
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58, MWV Q 32 (1843)
János Starker, György Sebök
Liduino Pitombeira (born 1962)
Suite Hermetia for Wind Quintet, Op. 95 (2005)
Lieurance Woodwind Quintet
John Harbison (born 1938)
Wind Quintet (1979)
Noctua Wind Quintet
John Harbison (born 1938)
Wind Quintet (1979)
Aulos Wind Quintet
Frank Ezra Levy (1930-2017)
Suite (for solo viola)
Brett Deubner
Frank Ezra Levy (1930-2017)
Sonata (for solo viola)
Brett Deubner
Frank Ezra Levy (1930-2017)
Viola Sonata No. 3
Brett Deubner, Gary Kirkpatrick
Frank Ezra Levy (1930-2017)
Viola Sonata No. 2
Brett Deubner, Gary Kirkpatrick

Composers born on September 27

Cyril Scott (1879-1970)
Nationality: English
Born: September 27, 1879, Oxton Died: December 31, 1970, Eastbourne (age 91)
James Wilson (1922-2005)
Nationality: Irish | English
Born: September 27, 1922, London Died: August 6, 2005, Dublin (age 82)
Antonio Cartellieri (1772-1807)
Nationality: Bohemian
Born: September 27, 1772, Danzig Died: September 2, 1807, Liebshausen (age 35)
Emmanuel Gyimah Labi (born 1950)
Nationality: Ghanaian
Born: September 27, 1950, Accra (age 70)
William Heilman (1877-1946)
Nationality: American
Born: September 27, 1877, Williamsport, PA Died: December 20, 1946, Williamsport, PA (age 69)
Boris Porena (born 1927)
Nationality: Italian
Born: September 27, 1927, Rome (age 93)
Tauno Marttinen (1912-2008)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: September 27, 1912, Helsinki Died: July 18, 2008, Janakkala (age 95)
Brunhilde Sonntag (1936-2002)
Nationality: German
Born: September 27, 1936, Kassel Died: December 18, 2002 (age 66)

Composers who died on September 27

Hyacinthe Jadin (1776-1800)
Nationality: French
Born: April 27, 1776, Versailles Died: September 27, 1800, Versailles (age 24)
Giuseppe Colombi (1635-1694)
Nationality: Italian
Born: 1635 Died: September 27, 1694, Modena (age 59)
Friedrich Hermann (1828-1907)
Nationality: German
Born: February 1, 1828, Frankfurt am Main Died: September 27, 1907, Leipzig (age 79)
Hermann Berlinski (1910-2001)
Nationality: American | German
Born: August 18, 1910, Leipzig Died: September 27, 2001, Washington, DC (age 91)
Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Nationality: English
Born: July 14, 1901, London Died: September 27, 1956, Oxford (age 55)
Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar (1924-2008)
Nationality: Polish
Born: September 5, 1924, Lwów Died: September 27, 2008, Kraków (age 84)
Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921)
Nationality: German
Born: September 1, 1854, Siegburg Died: September 27, 1921, Neustrelitz (age 67)
Stefan Kisielewski (1911-1991)
Nationality: Polish
Born: March 7, 1911, Warsaw Died: September 27, 1991, Warsaw (age 80)
Maximilian Leidesdorf (1787-1840)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: July 5, 1787, Vienna Died: September 27, 1840, Florence (age 53)
Adolfo Salazar (1890-1958)
Nationality: Spanish
Born: March 6, 1890, Madrid Died: September 27, 1958, Mexico City (age 68)

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Ernest van der Eyken (1913-2010)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: July 23, 1913, Antwerp Died: February 6, 2010, Brussels (age 96)
Jacob Christian Fabricius (1840-1919)
Nationality: Danish
Born: September 3, 1840, Århus Died: June 8, 1919, Copenhagen (age 78)
Jacob Fabricius (1949-1997)
Nationality: Danish
Born: 1949 Died: 1997 (age 48)
Eberhard Eyser (born 1932)
Nationality: Swedish | German
Born: August 1, 1932, Kwidzyn, Poland (formerly Marienwerder, West Prussia / Germany) (age 88)
Terry Jennings (1940-1981)
Nationality: American
Born: July 19, 1940, Eagle Rock, CA Died: December 11, 1981, San Pablo, CA (age 41)
Jørgen Jersild (1913-2004)
Nationality: Danish
Born: September 17, 1913, Copenhagen Died: February 6, 2004 (age 90)
Peter Paul Koprowski (born 1947)
Nationality: Canadian | Polish
Born: August 24, 1947, Łódź (age 73)
Theodore Holdheim (1923-1985)
Nationality: German | Israeli
Born: December 2, 1923, Berlin Died: February 2, 1985, Israel (age 61)
Wolfgang Hofmann (1922-2003)
Nationality: German
Born: September 6, 1922, Karlsruhe Died: March 19, 2003, Mannheim (age 80)
Francesco Hoch (born 1943)
Nationality: Swiss
Born: February 14, 1943, Lugano (age 77)
Christopher Hobbs (born 1950)
Nationality: English
Born: September 9, 1950, Hillingdon (age 70)
Arthur Hoérée (1897-1986)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: 1897, St. Gilles, Brussels Died: 1986, Paris (age 89)
Hendrik Hofmeyr (born 1957)
Nationality: South African
Born: November 20, 1957, Cape Town (age 62)
Richard Hoffmann (born 1925)
Nationality: Austrian | American
Born: April 20, 1925, Vienna (age 95)
Gráinne Mulvey (born 1966)
Nationality: Irish
Born: March 10, 1966 (age 54)