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Brahms & Schumann: Sonatas for Piano & Cello / Michael, Tong


Release Date: 05/19/2017 
Label:  Resonus Classics   Catalog #: 10188  
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsRobert Schumann
Performer:  Robin MichaelDaniel Tong
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Cellist Robin Michael and pianist Daniel Tong present a fascinating new recording of the two sonatas for cello and piano by Johannes Brahms along with Robert Schumann's distinctive Op. 102 Fünf Stücke im Volkston. Taking a historically informed approach, this unique-sounding performance of these mainstays of the repertoire givves a captivating insight into the chamber music sound world of the late nineteenth century, performed on an 1890s Blüthner boudoir grand piano thought ot have been played and selected by Brahms himself from the maker's factory and a cello strung with gut. Cellist Robin Michael and pianist Daniel Tong present a fascinating new recording of the two sonatas for cello and piano by Johannes Brahms along with Robert Schumann's distinctive Op. 102 Fünf Stücke im Volkston. Taking a historically informed approach, this unique-sounding performance of these mainstays of the repertoire givves a captivating insight into the chamber music sound world of the late nineteenth century, performed on an 1890s Blüthner boudoir grand piano thought ot have been played and selected by Brahms himself from the maker's factory and a cello strung with gut. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robin Michael (Cello), Daniel Tong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
2.
Stücke (5) im Volkston for Cello and Piano, Op. 102 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Robin Michael (Cello), Daniel Tong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
3.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robin Michael (Cello), Daniel Tong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 

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