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Franck, Strauss: Violin Sonatas / Anne Akiko Meyers


Release Date: 08/30/1997 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 61283   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard StraussCésar Franck
Performer:  Anne Akiko MeyersRohan De Silva
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"I had not expected quite such unabashed, rose-tinted lyricism from Anne Akiko Meyers. There’s more to her playing than plushy vibrato and mechanistic brilliance; not that exhilaration or panache are minimised here, in this glowingly Romantic performance. Her Franck, too, ably justifies a more reflective, even cerebral approach, further distinguished by the tonal opulence of the playing. Not a performance to induce surges of adrenalin perhaps, but eminently well conceived and lucid... this remains a splendid performance overall, thanks in no small part to pianist Rohan de Silva." -- Michael Jameson, BBC Music Magazine "I had not expected quite such unabashed, rose-tinted lyricism from Anne Akiko Meyers. There’s more to her playing than plushy vibrato and mechanistic brilliance; not that exhilaration or panache are minimised here, in this glowingly Romantic performance. Her Franck, too, ably justifies a more reflective, even cerebral approach, further distinguished by the tonal opulence of the playing. Not a performance to induce surges of adrenalin perhaps, but eminently well conceived and lucid... this remains a splendid performance overall, thanks in no small part to pianist Rohan de Silva." -- Michael Jameson, BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 18 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Anne Akiko Meyers (Violin), Rohan De Silva (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Germany 
2. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  Anne Akiko Meyers (Violin), Rohan De Silva (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 

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