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The 3 Violin Sonatas

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The 3 Violin Sonatas

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman
Producers:
Sony Classical
genre:
Classical

We gave it an A

Two card-carrying members of the ”Kosher Nostra” here combine for one of the year’s most delightful discs, The 3 Violin Sonatas. The Brahms sonatas are among the glories of the literature, and they get warm, insightful, and yes, loving readings from Perlman and Barenboim. The latter’s playing is a particular joy; why Barenboim, who is one of the finest living pianists, has mostly forsaken the piano for the podium, where his results are much less satisfactory, is one of life’s little mysteries. A