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This is the fifth and final disc in a series which covers the complete violin and keyboard sonatas by Mozart, and on period instruments. Although Mackintosh and Govier are not the first to take on this task (Rachel Podger and Gary Cooper on Channel Classics; Hiro Kurosaki and Linda Nicholson on Erato), they certainly provide a fresh, beautiful and masterful interpretation with this recording, and indeed series.
Credit to the recording engineers and performers alike, the balance on this recording is excellent, and demonstrates the true duo and equal nature of the instruments in these sonatas. The fiery and virtuosic opening of the KV 380 is passionately embraced by both players, as it is throughout the entire disc. The duo pass the melodic material to and fro, always clear in the ...
Mozart Duo Sonatas Vol. 5
Music for violin and fortepiano by Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Catherine Mackintosh and Geoffrey Govier