Review of Pablo Casals

A Review written in El Alcance of the cellist Pablo Cassals:

His bow, sometimes sweet as a voice from heaven, at other times vibrant and robust, produces such a sonorous combination of voices and tones that it seems that the body of his violincello is the magic secret of sublime harmonies capriciously transformed at the contact of that hand … the most inspired music,. the most artistic intution … his violoncello appears to speak, to moan, to whisper … to exhale signs and sing…

Cited in: Siblin, Eric (2009) The Cello Suites. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. p.41.

By Greg

Australian composer and pianist