Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Stravinsky, Montague, Dichter|
Pulcinella 3 / Piano Concertantes / Clarinet Solo
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Kraft and Dichter very good; Neidich misses point
jmreflect | Madison, WI | 03/11/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This recording is worth owning for the fine Kraft interpretations. He captures the intelligent, well balanced neoclassicism that Pulcinella represents. Likewise, Mischa Dichter's musicianship and pianism is always satisfying to hear. The disappointment on this recording is the Three Unaccompanied Clarinet Pieces. The first movement is okay. The second movement is approached with little of the humor or contrast that is required, and (to my surprise) Neidich is not always technically clean. The point of the last movement is entirely missed in a frenetic performance that is humorless and shapeless. Get this recording for Kraft and Dichter."