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"The fact that these pieces were composed with her in mind means that the music sounds very natural in her hands. It's refreshing to find modern music which is melodic and at the same time has something new to say. The melodic approach roots the music in the English traditions of the past while at the same time giving us delightful new repertoire for the clarinet to savour."
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CLARINET GOES TO TOWN
EMMA JOHNSON AND FRIENDS
"The performance is full of good spirits . . . Emma Johnson and her colleagues are consistently stylish. I enjoyed this expert and always smiling performance very much indeed . . . this disc is a winner.”
(John Quinn writing for Musicweb International, March 2016)
Music Web International's RECORDING OF THE MONTH
"Johnson's legato is a dream . . . . the players interweave magically. It is hard to imagine a more musical recording of two such deeply satisfying works, ideally paired here.”
(Music Web International)
". . . there is no doubt about the wonderful playing of Emma Johnson.
The beauty in this performance is ravishing, the phrasing impeccable and the music flows mercurially. The soloist produces a gorgeous sound in every register . . . . a joy for lovers of the clarinet.”
(Wright Music, May 2015)
"Johnson plays with deftness and personality . . . consistently appealing fluency and warmth.
Johnson's musical sensibility and technical refinement are palpable."
DAILY TELEGRAPH, 11 June 2014
". . . definitive . . . triumphant. A landmark disc.”
(Stephen Pritchard writing for The Observer, April 2012)
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