, Febr. 2018

Extended surveys of similar works by a composer can be particularly enlightening...This is one thing that makes the four-CD Centaur recording of 16 of Mozart’s violin-and-piano sonatas so fine – in addition to the sensitivity of the performers and the excellence of their playing... The 16 [sonatas]... provide some interesting insight into Mozart’s life at the times he created the works...The violin-and-piano sonatas as a group are among Mozart’s less-often-heard music, but this recording shows them not only worthy in their own right but also very distinctly (if scarcely perfectly) illustrative of Mozart’s biographical as well as compositional circumstances when he created the music. Read More