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Romantic Trumpet Sonatas - Jonathan Freeman-Attwood - BBC Radio 3

12 March 2011
BCB Radio 3 - CD Review
Andrew McGregor

This is the latest disc from an increasingly light-fingered trumpet player, Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, turning into a career criminal on disc with his bold theft of repertoire you'd never normally associate with his instrument. A cello sonata by Mendelssohn? You've got to be kidding. They're not!

The soulful fluency of Schumann's A minor Violin Sonata is surprisingly effective, the string-crossing arpeggios turned into bubbling flourishes for the trumpet.

The boldness of the theft, the transcriptions and the performances is impressive, the recording well balanced, and with space for the sound to bloom without losing intimacy.

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