Older SCMS Recordings

Franz Schubert: Piano Trios - The Castle Trio

Lambert Orkis, fortepiano: Marilyn McDonald, violin; Kenneth Slowik, violoncello

Virgin Classics CDC 7-59303-2

Schubert: Trio In E-flat Major, Op. 100, D929; Sonatensatz, D28

Any fear that concerns for authentic period sound and performance style might mute projection is immediately banished by the Castle Trio’s rhythmic vitality, sharp-pointed accentuation and keenness of response. Their textual and dynamic contrasts make you listen to this music with fresh ears. In sum, a stimulating addition to one’s record library.

Gramophone (London)