Friday, March 16, 2012

Joseph & Lillian Fuchs
"Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante"

The first chapter in my research for upcoming performances. A beautiful gold label Decca recording of Joseph & Lillian Fuchs performing Mozart's masterful Sinfonia Concertante.

It's going to be a project of listening to many different recordings and finding the subtle differences between one performance and the next. The Fuchs are mostly straight-forward but display a prowess and comfort in playing with each other in small moments; at a turn in the cadenza, during a shared phrase...

The recording itself is a benchmark for acoustic classical recording. I'm becoming a disciple of the Decca tradition.

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