180 Gram Vinyl Record
180-gram audiophile vinyl pressed at Pallas in Germany!
Remastered from Original Masters of Universal Music!
Cellist Johanna Martzy is joined by pianist Jean Antonietti for this recording of Sonatas by Beethoven and Mozart.
The last and by no means least of the modern Hungarian school of violin playing, Johanna Martzy made relatively few commercial recordings. But all of them were made in her prime, and most of them acquired a legendary, and "cult" status after her short career. This Deutsche Grammophon — Beethoven(op.30-3) and Mozart (KV 376) Sonatas with pianist Jean Antonietti — is no exception; she was devoted to Beethoven and Mozart, and her recitals often included the Sonatas by two composers. Martzy and Antonietti played two sonatas beautifully, their interpretations are well balanced, transparent and, in the best sense of the word, simple.
" Johanna Martzy has hitherto only been heard on records here in the Brahms Concerto and that performance established her at once as a great player. This record entirely confirms the verdict. She has an unerring sense of tempo — how exactly right is her speed for the slow movement: and her freshness and rhythm in the finale are a delight. This is just the sort of performance this concerto needs and it is one that will commend the music to anyone who has so far not been particularly captivated by the work. ... The orchestral accompaniment is extremely well done." — Gramophone Magazine
• Audiophile 180-gram vinyl
• Cut at Emil Berliner Studio
• Audiophile full analogue mastering by Rainer Maillard
• Mastered from Original Masters of Universal Music
• Pressed at Pallas GmbH in Germany
• Analogphonic Recording
Johanna Martzy, violin
Jean Antonietti, piano
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