Lux Nordica. Grieg: Cello Sonata in A minor op.36, Intermezzo. Sibelius: Four Pieces op.78, Two Pieces op.77, Malinconia op.20


Mattia Zappa and his long-standing recital partner travel far from their own southern European roots for this smoothly recorded disc, their second for Claves. Grieg’s Sonata offers Zappa, who studied under Harvey Shapiro and Thomas Demenga, the best opportunity for showing off his impressive bow technique. It ranges from a ...

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