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Rob Haskins
American Record Guide, November 2014

Julia Brown deserves Ben Katz’s praise in reviews of previous installments…—in this one her approach to the instrument is near-ideal: a great sense of timing, various degrees of arpeggiation and staggering between left and right hands, marvelously nuanced articulation. Her work will be an indispensable reference for future students of this music. © 2014 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Lynn René Bayley
Fanfare, November 2014

Much of the delight of this disc is the rich, full tone of Brown’s instrument…it is Brown’s varied touch and her use of little ritards here and there that make the music interesting.

I was utterly charmed as well as fascinated by this disc… © 2014 Fanfare Read complete review



Noel O'Regan
Early Music Review, October 2014

Julia Brown once again proves a very reliable interpreter, sensitive to the various styles and influences on Wilhelm Friedemann’s music while doing more than justice to its often virtuosic demands. She and Naxos are doing sterling service in making all of this composer’s keyboard music easily available. © 2014 Early Music Review



Mark Sealey
Classical Net, September 2014

…as Brown suggests, [Wilhelm] Friedemann had too much music of his own creation to fit into a time when others were working in very different ways, her playing neither underlines this to attempt a spurious attempt at novelty, nor underplays its charm, its wit and its penetrating nature.

The harpsichord fairly sparkles—yet to a mellow, genuine effect. If you’ve been collecting this series, you’ll not want to hesitate. If new to this lovely and substantial music, start here and work through the entire series © 2014 Classical Net Read complete review





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