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Boston Baroque - Biber: The Mystery Sonatas - BBC Music Magazine

01 September 2018
BBC Music Magazine
Paul Riley
4½ Stars

'...gutsy, committed playing, spurred on by the richly varied continuo of Boston Baroque...'
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