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Haydn and Mysliveček -
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HOWARD SMITH

'... her beguiling performances are alive with consistent ebullience ...'

Wendy Warner - Haydn and Myslivecek. © 2013 Cedille Records

Josef Haydn CD collectors have almost invariably one or more recordings of the fine Cello Concertos No 1 in C, Hob VIIb:1 and No 2 in D, Hob VIIb:2. Any of the following Haydn concerto recordings are well worth considering: Jian Wang (DGG), János Starker (Delos), Christine Walesvska (Philips), Yo Yo Ma (Sony), Maria Kiegel (Naxos), Gautier Capuçon (Virgin), Rostropovitch (EMI), Truls Mork, Isserlis (Sony), du Pré (EMI) or Mischa Maisky (DGG). Yet not one of them appears to include the splendid Cello Concerto in C by Josef Mysliveček.

For an exclusive Mysliveček release I'd try Czech cellist Michaela Fukačová and the Virtuosi de Praga with Oldřich Vlček (CLARA 2011)...

Copyright © 4 October 2013 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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WENDY WARNER - HAYDN AND MYSLIVECEK

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