Yehudi Menuhin performs Mozart and Ravel

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COMPOSERS: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Maurice Ravel
LABELS: Minuet
ALBUM TITLE: Mozart • Ravel
WORKS: Ravel: Piano Trio; Mozart: Piano Trio in E, K542; Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K216
PERFORMER: Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Gaspar Cassadó (cello), Louis Kentner (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: Minuet 428409 (1962)


Fussily nuanced, the first movement of the Ravel is almost smothered in well-meaning kindness, and the Finale is more Maestoso than Animé. But the Passacaille haunts while the Mozart oozes ‘amabile’.


Paul Riley