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Gottlieb Wallisch - Haydn: The London Sonatas - Fanfare


01 November 2014
Fanfare
Michael Ullman

'On this warmly recorded new disc, Gottlieb Wallisch takes up the so-called "London" sonatas...The best known is the Sonata in Eb, No. 62. That is a grand work, and Wallisch plays it that way, with sudden intensities and a wide dynamic range.'
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