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'... blends the beautiful with the obnoxious.'

Robert Hanson: Thanksgiving Music; Violin Sonata. © 2013 Cala Records Ltd

Robert Hanson's latest recording blends the beautiful with the obnoxious. Very little of the latter, however, is Hanson's fault. One must instead point the finger at the performers — some uninspired, others over-the-top. Plentiful are the composer's beautiful strokes, but nearly all fall victim to an overly enthusiastic soprano (Sarah Leonard) or the wholly ordinary and deflated playing of violinist Jane Gordon...

Copyright © 5 May 2014 Andrew Schartmann,
Connecticut USA

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ROBERT HANSON: THANKSGIVING MUSIC; VIOLIN SONATA

ROBERT HANSON

CALA RECORDS

VOCAL MUSIC

VIOLIN MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

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