In article <***@126.96.36.199>, Matthew B. Tepper <oyþ@earthlink.net> wrote:
: Began restoration work yesterday on my old Lyrita LP of the Finzi Cello
: Concerto, which a 24-year-old Ma recorded with Vernon Handley and the RPO.
: Fiery and beautifully impetuous playing from him, and it's too bad that he
: either won't or isn't allowed to record Realklassik any more. (And bad
: arrangements of violin music doesn't count, either.)
Completely coincidentally, I was listening last night to the Ma/Ax
recording of the Beethoven A major sonata (Op. 69). While I suspect
that it's a performance not to everyone's taste, the two of them are
obviously having so much fun playing that it's hard for me to object.
Richard Schultz ***@mail.biu.ac.il
Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Opinions expressed are mine alone, and not those of Bar-Ilan University
Just a little music in the night
Makes me want to hold my baby tight.
Mister Mozart, play that melody,
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik for me!
-- Flanders & Swann