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Michael Cookson
MusicWeb International, September 2015

Throughout this set the immaculately prepared Stradivari performs with a creditable level of consistency even if I wanted a modicum of that rarely achieved sense of spontaneity. The Allegros are often spirited and cheerful contrasted with playing of a rather measured and more serious character. It feels as if these players cherish the slow movements which evince an intimacy that frequently communicates serenity. The graceful playing in the Menuettos is impressive for its judicious weight and selection of tempi.

We hear admirably committed and engaging playing and I will surely play this disc often. © 2015 MusicWeb International Read complete review





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