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James Kreger Plays Mendelssohn Song Without Words for Cello
Seeded by cellotone1 on 21 Jul 2011
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Author: 579passiontone
James Kreger, cellist, and Gerald Robbins, pianist, play Mendelssohn's Song Without Words, Op. 109, in D Major, for Cello and Piano Website: http://www.jameskreger.com Downloads: iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album... "There is no better recording of them (Mendelssohn Cello Sonatas)" -- American Record Guide "These players give well-considered performances whose strong expression and lack of affectation take us to the heart of the music." - Gramophone (Great Britain) "Kreger's interpretation is absolutely magnificent .... He has all the qualities for playing these works. The precision, intonation, virtuosity, sound, more indispensable here than elsewhere, because Mendelssohn is also a composer of immediate seduction, of a charm of the first order that must be founded on a beautiful sonority and on beautiful phrasing validating the ineffable cantabile line." - Répertoire (France) "(James Kreger) phrases well and summons both the energy and t
Work: Mendelssohn: Song without words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Instrument: Piano ; Cello
Form/Genre: Character Piece ; Song
Period: Romantic