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BRAHMS, J.: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 (Biret)

Composer(s):Brahms, Johannes
Artist(s) Biret, Idil, piano
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.550351
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99



Review By Edward Dorall,New Straits Times (Malaysia),December 2001

Biret thankfully gets through the Scherzo [of the C major sonata] as fast and lightly as possible and has a joyful exuberance in the Finale... In the faster movements of the F sharp minor, Biret's Chopinesque touch perfectly suits the music's frequent rhapsodic moments, especially in the dancing second subject of the Finale... Biret's F satisfactorily pianistic as well as 'orchestral' throughout... Biret brings out the full drama of the first [of the Four Ballades], based on the tragic Scottish ballad Edward, and the lyrical sweetness of the second. The delicate Intermezzo third and the fourth's long slow movement are equally appealing."


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