Marteau's Clarinet Quintet Op. 13, composed in 1906, is still the best-known and most popular composition of the world-famous violin virtuoso. Like his "teacher" Mozart, Marteau perfects melodic richness and a smooth flow of harmony through the soft-tone A clarinet and four string instruments. As a reminiscence of the "original father" of the string quartet Joseph Haydn from the same year of origin 1906 we hear the string quartet No. 2 op. 9 on this release. The Praetorius Quartet consists of musicians of the Bavarian State Orchestra. David Schultheiß, the first concertmaster on the violin and as a soloist the well-known clarinetist Andreas Schablas. Also named after the composer Marteau Quartet consists to a large extent of musicians of the Bavarian State Orchestra.