The endlessly ear-opening consequences are riveting; the wide-ranging aplomb of Beethoven's Variations could have been conceived with Staier's musical curiosity and flair in mind...This isn't... — BBC Music Magazine, August 2012, *****More…
Academy of St Martin in the Fields and London Philharmonic, Neville Marriner and Elgar Howarth
This is probably the finest single collection of trumpet concertos in the catalogue. When it first appeared in 1987 (the Hummel and Haydn have since been recoupled with a later set as listed... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
When the glories of Haydn's late Masses have been widely appreciated, it's sad that Hummel's have been so neglected.
They are for chorus and orchestra alone, without soloists, which may have... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
Release Date: 29th Nov 2002
Catalogue No: CHAN0681
Length: 76 minutes
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Trio Chausson's interpretation...abounds in harmonic pointing and expressive detail, the brighter lights of the exposition running into a sombre development with a dark-hued fugato...Never trivial,... — Gramophone Magazine, March 2015More…