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Penguin Guide, January 2009

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonatas Op. 12, Nos. 1–3 8.550284
BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonatas Opp. 23 and 96 / 12 Variations 8.550285
BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonatas Nos. 5 and 9 8.550283
BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonatas Nos. 6–8 8.550286

Naxos offer a winning combination here, in performances wonderfully fresh and alive. Takako Nishizaki’s timbre, though not large, is admirably suited to Beethoven and she is in complete rapport with Jandó, who is in excellent form. The recording is most naturally balanced and the acoustic is spacious without clouding the focus.

Gramophone, March 1991

"Takako Nishizaki forms a splendid partnership with Jenö Jandó, while the recording is quite perfectly balanced and very natural. ... delightfully fresh and spontaneous : the opeing of the Spring Sonata has a disarming simplicity and the infectious finale of the Kreutzer sparkles irresistibly. I enjoyed this music-making very much."

Sunday Herald Sun (Australia)

"The musical chemistry created by this duo is wondrous"

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