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Jerry Dubins
Fanfare, September 2017

Raimund Lissy has his work cut out for him, and he’s truly terrific. It’s meant as a compliment when I credit him with making these pieces sound as campy and treacly as he does. It takes a special kind of artist to dumpster-dive and come up smelling roses. Lissy may not be able to make serious music of these pieces—I’d venture that’s a mission impossible—but he covers himself in glory trying. That goes for Srebrna Gelleva, the pianist of the group as well. Mayseder gives her parts almost as much razzle-dazzle as he gives the violin, and Gelleva tosses it all off with real showmanship. © 2017 Fanfare Read complete review



Donald R Vroon
American Record Guide, September 2017

It is unfailingly pleasant and well played, and it is all variations—the kind of thing you can ignore for five or ten minutes then come back to without feeling you have missed much. © 2017 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Records International, May 2017

Mayseder was a virtuoso violinist who also played in the famous Schuppanzigh Quartet and was an orchestral violinist in many premieres of Beethoven and Schubert’s F major mass. This first volume brings us most of his flashy chamber pieces—just like virtuosic contemporary violin-and-piano repertoire but with two more string instruments. The violinist gets most of the crowd-pleasing stuff but the other three players are not shut out of soloistic opportunities. We should be getting at least some of his eight string quartets as this series goes on. © 2017 Records International





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