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Ebene Quartet Highlights The Lesser-Known Mendelssohn On New Album

The Ebene Quartet's latest album is called Mendelssohn: Felix and Fanny. It's filled with music from the Mendelssohn most of us have heard of — Felix. But it also features his sister Fanny, an accomplished composer in her own right. Audie Cornish finds out more about the strong bond between these artistic siblings, from two members of the Ebene Quartet.
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