BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 “Kreutzer”; Violin Sonata No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 12, No. 3 – Viktoria Mullova, violin/Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano – Onyx

July 5, 2010
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BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 “Kreutzer”; Violin Sonata No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 12, No. 3 – Viktoria Mullova, violin/Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano – Onyx 4050, 54:34 [Distr. by Harmonia mundi] ****:
In deference to something like “authentic instruments,” Viktoria Mullova and pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout have resorted to an 1822 Anton Walter and Sohn keyboard instrument and a Guadagnini violin–gut-strung and pitched at A=430 while Mullova employs a light bow–to recr…

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