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Schubert: Piano Trio No 1 / Mozartean Players


Release Date: 05/08/2001 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 3957094   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozartean Players
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

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 Read more 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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Works on This Recording

1. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B flat major, D 898/Op. 99 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozartean Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1828; Vienna, Austria 
2. Notturno for Piano and Strings in E flat major, D 897/Op. 148 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozartean Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1828; Vienna, Austria 
3. Trio for Piano and Strings in B flat major, D 28 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozartean Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 

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