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BBC Music Magazine - - Chamber Reviews - Re­viewed by Ni­cholas An­der­son

Du­tilleux Youth­ful Pages

Indésens INDE 087 (2015) 58:42 mins

A feast for fans of the French tra­di­tion of wind playing, with pieces for pi­ano, flute, oboe, bas­soon and trom­bone in a con­spec­tus of cham­ber mu­sic writ­ten 1942-50, fea­tur­ing pi­anist Pas­cal Go­dart. ★★★★

Dvo ák String Quin­tets; String Quar­tets

Har­mo­nia Mundi HMG 501509-10 (1997)

133:37 mins (2 discs)

In this re­ward­ing al­bum, the Me­los Quar­tet play cham­ber mu­sic from the 1870s and ’80s, crowned by the Pi­ano Quin­tet in A ma­jor with its dumka sec­ond move­ment. ★★★★

Louis-an­toine Dor­nel Suites for traverso

Glossa Cab­i­net GCD c80806 (2000) 147:82 mins Rameau’s lit­tle-known con­tem­po­rary wrote elo­quently for flute. Wil­bert Hazelzet and his play­ers ex­pres­sively con­vey the airy char­ac­ter of the mu­sic, re­flect­ing its Re­gency el­e­gance and ges­ture. ★★★★★

Tele­mann Voyageur vir­tu­ose: Sonates en deo et trio

Ev­i­dence Clas­sics EVCDO41 (2007) 57:16 mins

Four of Tele­mann’s Esser­cizii Mu­sici Sonatas are the chief ben­e­fi­cia­ries in lively and stylish per­for­mances by Ensem­ble Amar­il­lis whose in­stru­ments in­clude recorder, oboe, vi­o­lin, cello and harp­si­chord. ★★★★

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