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Rob Cowan
Gramophone, May 2012

Koh and Uchida favour a more classical approach…Koh and Uchida play the Third Sonata with a compassionate heart and a cool head…The recordings are excellent. © 2012 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone



Steve Smith
The New York Times, December 2010

In Schumann’s catalog of chamber works, his three sonatas for violin and piano are not performed as often as his popular Piano Quintet or “Fantasiestücke.” With sensitive musicianship, the violinist Jennifer Koh and the pianist Reiko Uchida illuminate the charm and depth of these three works, in which the two instruments have an equal role. Particularly impressive is their performance of the Sonata No. 2 in D minor, a key that for Schumann (as for Mozart) had a particular significance, implying emotional turbulence.





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