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WEISS, S.L.: Lute Sonatas, Vol. 11 (Barto) - Nos. 30, 39 and 96

Composer(s):Weiss, Silvius Leopold
Artist(s) Barto, Robert, lute
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.572680
Label Naxos
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Weiss—a contemporary of JS Bach—was the greatest lutenist of his age, whose music is largely in the mixed Italian/French style of the time. The Sonatas are prodigiously attractive works of great emotional power. No 39 is majestic, revealing Weiss’s mastery of lyrical invention, whilst No 96 is lighter—an elegant work probably conceived for teaching purposes. No 30 illustrates precisely those qualities of agility, grace and expressive depth that lend his music so great an appeal. Robert Barto’s series has generated universal admiration, MusicWeb International praising ‘marvellously vivid performances, and beautifully recorded into the bargain’. (Vol 10: )

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Review By Johan van Veen,MusicWeb International,May 2013

…Robert Barto…is an eloquent story-teller who keeps his audience captivated through his excellent ‘diction’ and his differentiated account of the material. He is also a fine dancing master with a good sense of rhythm: if he plays a dance movement it is hard to keep your feet still. © 2013 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Review By Kenneth Keaton,American Record Guide,July 2012

Barto’s playing is technically flawless, and he has an excellent grasp of Weiss’s idiom…His phrasing is clear and comfortable, his ornamentation tasteful. Lute fans will enjoy this. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



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