A Certain Affinity
violin sonatas -
'Auerbach and Pierce give scintillating performances throughout ...'
This CD is indeed a mixed bag, albeit a very interesting one. The composers hail from four different periods of European music: Mozart; the classical era, Tartini; the baroque, Brahms; the romantic and Haba; the twentieth century, but all share a certain affinity, as all four wrote for the violin in a most extraordinary way.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) composed more than thirty sonatas for violin and piano, although nearly half of these date from his childhood days...
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