“Gruff Eruptions” – The Strad

Here’s an excerpt from a review of the Marais CD in September’s The Strad:

Smith is completely at home in the music’s intricate idiom; with him, embellishments – including vibrato – are always convincingly integrated into the melodic line, agogics never calling attention to themselves. His variegated handling of chords runs the gamut from polyphonic clarity in the fugal movements to the gruff eruptions of the late, enigmatic ‘la Maupertuy’.

Carlos María Solare, The Strad, September 2019

And here’s a link to the full article.

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