Beethoven / Waley-Cohen / Watkins

Beethoven / Waley-Cohen / Watkins: Violin Sonatas 1 & 5 & 8

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Product Type: CD

Title: Violin Sonatas 1 & 5 & 8
Label: Signum Uk

Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins return with the start of a Beethoven Violin Sonata Cycle - here recording the 1st, 5th and 8th sonatas. Gramophone Magazine said "The heart gives a little leap at the prospect of... a duo as engaging and intelligent as Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins." This cycle is sure to be one of the highlights of Signum's year, as well as of Beethoven 250. Beethoven's twelve violin sonatas add up to a comprehensive exploration of the possibilities and potential of writing for the two instruments on equal terms - possibilities that he was ideally placed to understand. The three sonatas on this recording are waypoints on a journey, crafted by a composer who was both violinist and pianist, and who never ceased exploring the practical possibilities of the instruments for which he wrote.

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