BEETHOVEN Violin Sonatas 1, 3, 6, 8 (Rubicon Classics CD)

“In all of this, there is a sympathy, a psychological depth, which plugs directly into Beethoven’s propensity to write paragraphs that make you feel like you’re being urged to the edge of an abyss, even as the sun continues to shine and the birds continue to sing. I look forward to Hanslip and Driver’s Kreutzer and Spring and the rest with an eagerness bordering on torment.”