Michael Walsh
December 14, 1990 AT 05:00 AM EST

The 3 Violin Sonatas

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman
Producers
Sony Classical
genre
Classical

We gave it an A

Two card-carrying members of the ”Kosher Nostra” here combine for one of the year’s most delightful discs, The 3 Violin Sonatas. The Brahms sonatas are among the glories of the literature, and they get warm, insightful, and yes, loving readings from Perlman and Barenboim. The latter’s playing is a particular joy; why Barenboim, who is one of the finest living pianists, has mostly forsaken the piano for the podium, where his results are much less satisfactory, is one of life’s little mysteries. A

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