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Idiosyncratic but HIGHLY enjoyable interpretations of Mozart’s piano sonatas….somewhat “bach-like” in quality. If one sets aside the historicist’s question of how the historical Mozart would have played them, these are simply wonderful performances to listen to in their own right. Worth setting alongside that standard-setting Brendel collection, Gould’s touch on the piano is truly exquisite. These are “through-interpreted” in a way that many others, who try to push and pull and overly-dramatize what is already present in the structure of Mozart’s music itself (see Helene Grimaud).

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