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06b Fischer BrahmsBrahms Cello Sonatas and Songs
Fischer Duo
Centaur CRC 3648 (


Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor - I. Allegro non troppo

Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major - II. Adagio affettuos

Geistliches Wiegenlied from Two Songs for Alto Viola or Cello and Piano

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The following review is an excerpt from Strings Attached (December 2018 / January 2019) which can be read in its entirety here.

The Fischer Duo CD features the two cello sonatas by Brahms – the E-Minor Sonata Op.38 and the F-Major Sonata Op.99, works the performers have been playing for nearly five decades. Again, the understanding and familiarity with both the works and each other make for truly satisfying performances. Fischer says that the exemplary recorded sound made the performances sound “exactly the way I imagine the music.” Two Songs for Alto, Cello and Piano Op.91 complete the disc, the duo being joined by their daughter, the mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer in sensitive performances.

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