Excellent review and criticism!
I think it is important for the critic to denounce his general preferences (in this case, HIP) but to warn of the importance of so-called “classical” and historical recordings of romantic interpretive heritage. I share the same tastes and preferences, including the taste for clearer hearing of different textures and colorful instrumentals (the murmurs’ case is blatant). (…)
Congratulations on the blog that I will follow and read with fidelity!
Media Review “Schumann: Symphony No.1 in B♭ major, op.38“