Beethoven: Complete Piano Trios Volume 2
Following on from their successful Beethoven Piano Trios Volume 1, here is Volume 2, as performed by the Gould Piano Trio.
No, No… There is yet another musician by the name of Gould! In this case it is violinist Lucy Gould, and assisted by cellist Alice Neary and pianist Benjamin Frith
The disc includes the following works:
- Piano Trio No. 8 in E flat major, WoO 38
- Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 1 No. 3
- Piano Trio No. 6 in E flat Major, Op. 70 No. 2
Performed by the Gould Piano Trio
The Gould Piano Trio have established a reputation as one of the most stylish and versatile ensembles You will find on this CD that the Gould Piano trio has a wonderful way of playing: Beautiful singing tone, and a fine dedication to accuracy described in the composer’s score.
The Gould’s style shows maturity, sensitivity and experience. And this is most apparent in the slow movements of these compositions, where deep sensitivity is required.
These three players move easily between subtle melodic statements, and they deliver of the composer’s most dramatic high points in the music.
Here is the Mendelssohn Octet for strings in e flat major, op. 20, 1. Allegro moderato
Daniel Hope, violin
Soloists of the chamber orchestra of europe
Lucy Gould, violin 2
Sophie Besançon, violin 3
Christian Eisenberger, violin 4
Pascal Siffert, viola 1
Stewart Eaton, viola 2,
William Conway, cello 1
Kate Gould, cello 2
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