Dvorak: Piano Trio in B flat, Op. 21

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COMPOSERS: Dvorak
LABELS: Sony Essential Classics
WORKS: Piano Trio in B flat, Op. 21
PERFORMER: Raphael Trio
CATALOGUE NO: SBK 63057
DvorŠák’s early piano trios from the mid-1870s – alluring, inventive music of alternately sunny disposition and personal tragedy, acknowledging both Viennese Schubert and Germanic Beethoven – are tougher in substance than many writers credit. These strong, appealingly natural performances from the Raphael

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Trio won’t disappoint, its pianist, Daniel Epstein, making out an admirably Richter-like case for DvorŠák’s big-boned yet pliant keyboard style. Ates Orga