As this record has been an absolute favorite among my (many) records since i bought it, I feel obliged to share my agreement with Forsling´s very positive assesment of this CD.
I might add, that here is a rather rare example among bargain CDs of players of unique musicianship with deeply felt interpretations by technically world class instrumental executers. I was quite moved - and still is every time i listen - by the beauty of the compositions itself, but particularly by the way these performers mould the melodies, and tastefully form their material in beatiful unbroken lines, sometime forceful, at other times whispering in a way I thought was heard only in company with players like Kremer and his very few equals. Mesmerizing.
Talent of this calibre in modestly-priced new productions is unexpected, and deserves every praise and vehement encouragement.
At a time when I was growing tired of NAXOS and other bargain-companies and their often unexceptional productions (even though they often are quite good), these artists made me reevaluate this opinion, and -more important- made this experienced and somewhat spoiled record-collector, listen for the first time in ages in a state of happiness and gratitude.
I don´t know if You see potential for a record of the year, I just know this is a CD for the rest of mine.
Yours Lars Petersen
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