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Brian Wilson
MusicWeb International, October 2014

The performances are all that I always understood them to be and the recording has come up sounding miraculously well for its age… © 2014 MusicWeb International Read complete review

Mortimer H. Frank
Fanfare, November 2001

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 (Schnabel) (1932, 1935) 8.110638
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 and 4 (Schnabel) (1933) 8.110639
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 / Cello Sonata No. 2 (Schnabel) (1932) 8.110640

the recent Naxos edition deserves recognition—its bargain price and superior sound, the transfers by Marc Obert-Thorn being the best I have encountered. A welcome bonus on the third disc is another superb transfer featuring Schnabel and Piatagorsky in dashing account of Beethoven’s Sonata op. 5/2 for cello and piano. © 2001 Fanfare Read complete review on Fanfare

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