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Pleasing - but harmless,
This review is from: Kreutzer:Septet/Trio (Audio CD)
Infused with the blithe insouciance of the lighter Mendelssohn and sometimes even reminiscent of the energy of Mozart, this chamber music by Kreutzer never aspires to profundity but it does embrace continuous melodiousness and offer an ingenious, constantly shifting kaleidoscope of instrumental colours. It is a long time since I took it down from my shelves, so I confess that playing it again was like encountering it afresh. This is a charming, playful rather than profound work although the Andante maestoso movement approaches it, while the long, slow Adagio is graceful and affecting; we are hearing a real craftsman at work.
By comparison, the Trio sounds to me to be a rather naive work, pleasantly, if rather heavily, executed.