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Mutter | Orkis - The Silver Album is WCPE 'CD of the Month'

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We sometimes forget that in chamber music there is no soloist, and no accompanist. All the players are equal partners in the creation of beautiful music.

This summer, violinist Anne­-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis celebrate their 25­year musical partnership with the release of "The Silver Album", two discs of favorites old and new, including sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Faure, with new works by Krzysztof Penderecki and Andre Previn.

After 25 years the duo has developed an intuitive musical dialogue. "Of course, we talk to each other, but we say very little about interpretation," Orkis says. "We talk about politics and religion or about her dogs and my cats – and we never argue." And this is, without argument, a thoroughly enjoyable album. Mutter | Orkis - The Silver Album is WCPE - Wake Forest NC 'CD of the Month'