"This is duo pianism of a high level indeed......."
New York Concert Review
"..with their barnstorming technique....the Taiwan natives
allowed every piece they played to speak for itself."
The Washington Post
"As Liszt and Rachmaninoff define lush, the Long Duo defines
cohesiveness of purpose, absolute accuracy of execution and
a near-spiritual transparency."
The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina
"First class playing from both performers... splendid
balance musically and physically. The players have
everything they need for professional success-confidence,
technique and musicality."
Allison Nelson, President of Jury, Ellis Duo Piano
"Long Duo achieved the highest standard in duo piano
playing. In terms of balance, clarity of layers, tone colors
and thoughtfulness, this CD deserve the highest praise."
Classical Music Magazine, Taipei, Taiwan
"This is a marvelously talented duo"
Dr Henry Janiec, Spartanburg Symphony
"the Long sisters' glittering collective technique, interpretive sensitivity, and the uncanny communion of souls that perhaps only siblings can share, and the result was a rare evening of music that will haunt me happily for a long time to come. "
Lindsay Koob, Charleston Today
"This recording is one of the most enjoyable releases I've heard all year – the performances are alive with missionary zeal, and it is exciting…"
Graham Rickson, the Arts Desk, London
Of Beatrice Long:
"Beatrice Long caused a sensation!"
Le Provencal, France
"With inspired mastery, emotive range and profound lyricism
characteristic of a virtuoso, she extracted the most
intimate and hidden meaning in music."
La Nacion, Costa Rica
"Long is persuasive in delicately inflected
pieces....conveyed with sensibility."
BBC Magazine, London, England (on the Scarlatti Sonatas CD)
"Beatrice Long is a strong, no-nonsense musician whose
command of these works is impressive on many levels. She
fathoms easily their harmonic substance, demonstrates an
impressive patience with their form, and has a fine ear for
detail and phrasing"
The American Record Guide (on the Scriabin Mazurkas)
Of Christina Long:
"(A performance) full of colors, rhythmic clarity and
Music in Poland Magazine, Przemysl, Poland