9 Songs, 1 Hour 1 Minute


Mastered for iTunes


Mastered for iTunes

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Mauricio Guim ,


Boolez comments only demonstrates his absolute ignorance of Haydn's musical importance. Without Haydn we would not have had Beethoven. I am sure he doesn't know anything about Haydn. Probably he has not even listen to Haydn's String Quartets or Symphonies. I.E., don't pay attention to what he says. This record is great. It conveys a fresh and modern approach to these great concertos. Anyone interested in a new and energetic take of these works should buy it! I highly recommend it.

flustered! ,

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I respectfully disagree with Boolez! The "backwater orchestra" is Les Violons du Roy from Montreal. It is far from backwater and is well-regarded and, in fact, did a stellar job. The Gramaphone Review cited Les Violons and Hamelin as both doing a superb job in their most recent issue and gave the CD its Recording of the Month nod. Wake up, Boolez.

DocPercy ,


Don't pay any attention to Boolez's idiotic review. This recording is excellent, as is the performance. As for Haydn, he is one of the indisputable greats - revered by Beethoven and Mozart and justly celebrated throughout history, "Boolez" notwithstanding.

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