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Bob McQuiston
Classical Lost and Found, June 2014

Pianist Massimo Macri and cellist Giacomo Fuga…give definitive readings of all three works, burying what little competition there is for the Cilèa. Recorded in Turin Italy, the instruments are ideally positioned and balanced across a life-like soundstage in an accommodating venue. Audiophiles will not be disappointed! © 2014 Classical Lost and Found Read complete review

David Denton
David's Review Corner, April 2014

The linking factor for these three cello sonatas is little more than their obscurity, even though two of the composers are very well-known in other fields of music. They are very differing in musical style, Petrassi’s sonata, Prelude, Aria e Finale…appearing in a period when he was strongly influenced by Stravinsky’s neo-classical sounds, particularly in the spiky and energetic finale with its strong relationship to A Soldiers Tale which had been composed some fourteen years earlier. The third work is by Sandro Fuga…The first Cello Sonata…is very well put together in shape and contrasting moods, and brings a nice balance of importance between the two instruments…the Petrassi and Fuga scores are searching in their intonation demands on the cello, a point Massimo Macri certainly makes clear. Always a tower of strength, the pianist, Giacomo Fuga, does everything possible on behalf of the composers. Good sound. © 2014 David’s Review Center

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