William Youngren on classical records

February 1979
New Republic;2/24/79, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p25
Comments on a number of performances of classical music. Maurizio Pollini's performance of the piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven, particularly Opus 101 and 109; Strictness and elegant austerity of Pollini's playing; Comparison of Pollini with Ashkenazy; Criticism with Pollini's rendition of the opening movement of Opus 109; Criticism with harpsichordist Gustav Leonhardt's performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's six Brandenburg Concertos.


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