ROBERT FUCHS (1847-1927): Piano Trios No. 1 in C, Op. 22 and No. 2 in B Flat, Op. 72.
Catalogue Number: 10N041
Reference: QTZ 2028
Description: The first trio was written in 1879 and dedicated to Brahms; like so many of Heinrich von Herzogenberg's chamber music, this also sounds like it could be by Brahms. Enough said? The second trio, from 1903, has barely changed stylistically but it is slightly shorter (at around 26 min.), textures are sparser and the musical argument more direct but the gentle melancholy, relaxed lyricism and general feeling of well-upholstered warmth are the same as in the earlier trio. Gould Piano Trio.