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Cello Sonatas

Brahms / Varga / Buruiana
Release Date: 04/24/2012 
Label:  Imports   Catalog #: 51204  
Number of Discs: 1 
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The two cello sonatas by Johannes Brahms can be considered examples of the stylistic transformation that shaped his career as a composer. The Sonata op 38, composed for the most part in 1862, is the work of a not yet thirty-year-old and is characterized by intense Romantic expression. The Sonata op 99, on the other hand, composed in 1886, displays the uncompromising, at times sparse style of his later years. Laura Buruiana calls Brahms her ,,first musical love". Therefore it only had been consequent to record both sonatas. The two cello sonatas by Johannes Brahms can be considered examples of the stylistic transformation that shaped his career as a composer. The Sonata op 38, composed for the most part in 1862, is the work of a not yet thirty-year-old and is characterized by intense Romantic expression. The Sonata op 99, on the other hand, composed in 1886, displays the uncompromising, at times sparse style of his later years. Laura Buruiana calls Brahms her ,,first musical love". Therefore it only had been consequent to record both sonatas. Read less

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