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Lisa MacKinney
Limelight, September 2018

Her [Muresanu] journey begins with fellow Romanian George Enescu, and it’s apparent from the opening bars of his Airs in Romanian Folk Style that Muresanu has a wonderfully arresting and nuanced tone. Deeper in, this carefully chosen collection of unaccompanied works allows Muresanu to share an extraordinary sonic palette in which her 1849 Giuseppe Rocca violin seems at times to have its own breath.

…And speaking of recording, the sound here is superb, with Muresanu’s richly present violin basking in a warm silence that highlights every nuance of her playing. On all levels, a very impressive release. © 2018 Limelight Read complete review



Records International, May 2018

This is a stimulating and extremely varied recital of brief, enjoyable and accessible pieces from composers from a wide range of national and ethnic backgrounds. …Vali’s evocation of Persian music, and Tate’s interpretation of Native American hymns assimilated from missionaries, involve playing techniques and scales and pitch inflections that are the furthest from the Western tradition, represented here by two staples of the standard repertoire and a showy Viennese bon-bon by Kreisler. © 2018 Records International Read complete review



Laurie Niles
Violinist.com, April 2018

“Four Strings Around the World” is an exploration of music from four continents, which grew out of the challenges Muresanu encountered learning Mark O’Connor’s “Cricket Dance,” which is the final selection on the album. An experienced concert violinist, Muresanu was used to absorbing complex scores in a matter of weeks. © 2018 Violinist.com Read complete review





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