Chausson: Concert Op. 21

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COMPOSERS: Chausson
LABELS: Crystal
ALBUM TITLE: Chausson
WORKS: Concert Op. 21
PERFORMER: Weiss Duo, Coup d’Archet Quartet
CATALOGUE NO: CD 835
The high-octane passion of the Chausson is spoilt by a muddy recording which minimises dynamic contrasts. The two sonatas illustrate the excellence of Sidney Weiss’s violin playing, but the piano is too backwardly placed for Debussy. Erik Levi

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