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Bertil van Boer
Fanfare, January 2017

The conductorless group I Musici performs these concerti grossi with energy and discipline. There is no sloppiness that I can discern, and the tempos all seem to be in keeping with the Affekt of each movement. The sound can be a bit bright at times, but I suspect this is because of microphone placement. This reduces the subtlety of the music at times, giving little variation in the sort of sound quality that one might otherwise expect. Still, with such nicely played performances, this should not be much of an issue. A most enjoyable disc. © 2017 Fanfare Read complete review



Phil Muse
Audio Video Club of Atlanta, December 2016

“Concerti Romani” celebrates the so-called “Roman School,” students and composers influenced by the pathbreaking musical style of Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713). There is a good deal of variety in this program given by the later-day successors of the original Italian baroque ensemble I Musici, formed in 1951. Sixty-five years later, I Musici’s penchant for smart tempi and brilliant sound seems to be alive and well. © 2016 Audio Video Club of Atlanta Read complete review



John W Barker
American Record Guide, November 2016

…a nice collection of interesting music, performed with a fine combination of energy and elegance that cannot be shrugged off. © 2016 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide





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