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Concerning his conversion to the performance of Schubert on period instruments, Steven Lubin, pianist with The Mozartean Players, writes: "I've had to acquire a taste for a finer-grained sort of Romanticism, one that is only half a step away from the 18th-century world, and derives some of its pathos from encroaching on it". As evidence of this, The Mozartean Players' version of Schubert's B flat Trio exploits the special timbral qualities of the piano's different registers and more incisive edge to the strings to produce an ensemble in which the characterization of thematic material is more distinctive and the interaction of the instruments is more equal... In the Notturno D897, The Mozartean Players reveal the intimate
relationship between instrumental specifications and tempo in a performance which is full of passionate intensity...
-- Nicholas Rast, Gramophone [7/1994]
reviewing the original release of this title, HM 907094
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