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Stuart Sillitoe
MusicWeb International, February 2018

These arrangements are engaging and virtuosic, and I imagine that you would have had to be a more than competent pianist to do the music justice.

Christopher Williams gives an excellent performance of both works… © 2018 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Records International, November 2017

As we know, in the 19th century, there was an almost insatiable demand for arrangements and transcriptions to be played on domestic pianos. These were made by the brother of the eminent cellist Julius, violinist, pianist and conductor Paul Klengel, transcribing with remarkable fidelity and sensitivity Brahms’ myriad expressive and technical demands. © 2017 Records International



David Denton
David's Review Corner, October 2017

…my usual reluctance to accept such adaptations has here been swept away. Not that this Horn Trio is a poor man’s version, but a work for solo piano that can very well stand on its own two feet. It certainly is not for well-meaning amateurs, the demands made on the soloist are extensive, particularly so in the scherzo, and one person hearing the disc commented ‘is this a piano duo’ as Christopher Williams’s hands were flying around the keyboard. Williams, who spends most of his time as an accompanist in Wales, is outstanding throughout, both works here receiving their World Premiere Recording. © 2017 David’s Review Corner





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