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Charles Dollé: Pièces de Viole

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Petr Wagner - viola da gamba

Jacques Ogg - harpsichord

Dorian Recordings DOR-93246

 

 

“…Petr Wagner’s playing is fluid, convincing, full in sound, yet aristocratic, cantabile, sensitively inflected, and he is capably partnered by Jacques Ogg…“  

GOLDBERG   Tom Moore / March 2004

 

„Petr Wagner and Jacques Ogg successfully evoke the spirit of Dollé’s time – more Regency than Louis XV ¬– with deeply felt, carefully judged performances.  Wagner has a lovely sense of line and he shades Dollé’s melodies most affectingly..“

  Julie Anne Sadie for GRAMOPHONE / 2004

 

„Wagner is particularly in his element in the preludes, performed with a striking freedom and imagination. He holds centre stage with elegance and reserve, interpreting the sarabandes expansively and demonstrating careful attention to detail in Dollé's various pieces caracterisées …“

THE STRAD   Robin Stowell / October 2003

 

„With a solo player as sensitive as Wagner, and a sympathetic accompanist such a Ogg, the focus is rightly placed upon the character of the music itself rather than the whimsy of the players. … Wagner and Ogg are persuasive advocates for these pieces, by turns expressively thoughtful and crisply athletic.“

 Early Music Review   John Bryan  / July 2003

 

„…Wagner's rendition is complete and musical, and the likelihood of these suites being recorded better or at all by anyone else is a bet I would not wish to take.“

American Record Guide   D.Moore / September-October 2003