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Moore
American Record Guide, August 2003

These two musicians are lively and virtuosic players with a good feeling for drama and sonic excitement, and the recording is excellent - clear and resonant. This is one of the best Beethoven collections that has come my way."



Don Satz
MusicWeb International, June 2003

"Overall, this new Naxos offering holds up very well to the comparison recordings... Kliegel and Tichman do have the advantage of exceptional modern sound, and their disc is highly recommended. Once they have fully traversed Beethoven's music for cello and piano, their recordings will likely be among the best on record."



Richard Wigmore
The Daily Telegraph (Australia), May 2003

"There is plenty of colour and spirited give-and-take in these crisp performances...plus a welcome refusal to over-egg the pudding in slow music. Definitely worth considering - and not just because of the price."



Richard Wigmore
The Telegraph, May 2003


Laurence Vittes
Audiophile Audition

"This second installment in Maria Kliegel's complete traversal of Beethoven's music for cello and piano, including arrangements of works not originally written for cello, is distinguished by the same characteristics that made her first release in the series (Naxos 8.555785) so attractive: Fast, fluid speeds, deft phrasing; and incisive accents, setting off sparks of exhilarating poetry. Wonderfully partnered by American pianist Nina Tichman, the German cellist provides a surprisingly probing look at some of Beethoven's most instrumentally-innovative music."



Scott Morrison
Amazon.com

"Kliegel and Tichman score again! The performances here are big and romantic. One could easily imagine one was listening to Rostropovich. Maria Kliegel is a superb cellist; she not only has technical virtuosity, but there is a brain behind her music-making. And her piano partner, American Nina Tichman, is fully her equal. I can recommend this issue, and tell you that I am eagerly awaiting the next issue, which will undoubtedly contain the two late Op. 102 sonatas, the crowning glories of The Five."






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