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Early Music, August 2015

KOŽELUCH, L.: Keyboard Sonatas (Complete), Vol. 1 (K. English) GP642
KOŽELUCH, L.: Keyboard Sonatas (Complete), Vol. 2 (K. English) GP643

This is entertaining music, especially when played with English’s panache and vitality…there is a satisfying forthrightness about English’s style, and his playing positively fizzes with brilliance. © 2015 Early Music



Ian Dando
New Zealand Listener, August 2014

KOŽELUCH, L.: Keyboard Sonatas (Complete), Vol. 1 (K. English) GP642
KOŽELUCH, L.: Keyboard Sonatas (Complete), Vol. 2 (K. English) GP643

His [English] sensitive playing and intelligent sleeve notes evoke variously “strong energy and drama”, “brilliant naivete” and “advanced bravura”. His light and shade and finger clarity are superb. © 2014 New Zeland Listener



Ryan Vigil
American Record Guide, March 2014

The music is dramatic and engaging…this is interesting and satisfying music—both charming and penetrating…English’s sound is strikingly large…here is a player who understands the enthusiasm that 18th Century composers must have had for this exciting, versatile new instrument. Tempo choices are uncontroversial, dynamic contrasts are effective…the overall musical rhetoric is clearly communicated. © 2014 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



David Denton
David's Review Corner, October 2013

Turn over every 18th century musical stone and beneath you will find a composer claiming neglected status, the Czech musician Leopold Kozeluch among them. Apparently he was a fine performing artist and was a major champion of the newly developed fortepiano, the instrument for which he was to write over fifty sonatas. The first four, as catalogued, are included in this new release in performances on a copy of an instrument of that period. Those included here could come from the mid-1770’s and contain some highly attractive music…the playing is wonderfully alive and liquid. © David’s Review Corner





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