Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major op.77, String Sextet in G major op.36


There is much to enjoy here, though the Concerto falls between two stools. A swift, chamber reading might have been intriguing, but the Allegro features the usual relaxations and at times Daniel Harding is following his soloist. Isabelle Faust does not hang about too much (taking 17 minutes to arrive ...

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