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Ensemble Marsyas - Zelenka Sonatas - Daily Telegraph


24 January 2014
Daily Telegraph
Geoffrey Norris

Some decades ago, the Bohemian Baroque composer Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) enjoyed a renaissance. His star subsequently dipped, but this excellent disc brings him back into the limelight with three sonatas featuring solo oboes, bassoon and, in one, a violin as well. The brilliant playing of Ensemble Marsyas is fully equal to Zelenka's virtuoso demands, and the music's vivacity is matched by its elegance. 
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