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Beethoven's complete works
for cello and piano -
reviewed by
ANDREW SCHARTMANN

'... a tapestry of infinite colors ...'

Beethoven: Complete Works for Cello and Piano - Colin Carr; Thomas Sauer. © 2013 MSR Classics

MSR Classics' new recording of Beethoven's complete works for cello and piano is bound to leave one feeling excited at times and indifferent at others. Cellist Colin Carr and pianist Thomas Sauer produce a beautifully deep and rich tone throughout, but too often their ensemble lacks direction. This is perhaps surprising, given that Sauer's sensitive liner notes reveal a well thought out interpretation. The duo, however, simply fails to impress their ideas upon the listener...

Copyright © 31 March 2014 Andrew Schartmann,
Connecticut USA

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BEETHOVEN: COMPLETE WORKS FOR CELLO AND PIANO

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

CELLO MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

MSR CLASSICS

GERMANY

CANADA

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