The Times, UK

By Geoff Brown

Rating *****


‘…amazing to listen to, amazing to watch…’  show full review



The Guardian, UK

By Tom Service


‘…a powerful performance…feats of technical brilliance…’  show full review



The Daily Telegraph, UK

By James Allen


‘The duo’s Petrouchka is pure wizard…they are a wicked combination…’  show full review



The Glasgow Herald, UK

By Michael Tumelty


‘Crabb and Draugsvoll held their audience spellbound with miraculous transcriptions….’  show full review




Reviews from Denmark



Politiken, DK

By Thomas Michelsen


‘…duoen Crabb & Draugsvoll mestrer den sublime kombination af lethed og tyngde… og er musikere med stort M…’  show full review



Berlingske Tidende, DK

By Peter Woetmann


‘…to fremragende accordeonspillere… underholdende og farverigt…’  show full review



Politiken, DK

By Teresa Waskowska


‘…knalddygtige gutter, suveræne instrumentalister og lysende fortolkere begge to…’  show full review




STRAVINSKY & MUSSORGSKY- ‘Duos for Classical Accordion – (EMI CDZ 569 7052)

Classical Accordions: James Crabb & Geir Draugsvoll




The Sunday Times, UK

By Paul Driver


‘Crabb and Draugsvoll have you on the edge of your armchair with their dash and virtuosity, and fill your mind with fantasy and colour…’  show full review



Classic CD

By Terry Blain

Rating *****

Sound *****


‘Phenomenal accordion playing – a cult classic in the making’  show full review



Hi-Fi News & Record Review

Rating *****

Sound *****


‘…stunning arrangements for two accordions…performed with such sensitivity, élan and jaw-dropping instrumental command and unanimity of ensemble…’  show full review



Independent on Sunday, UK

By Michael White


‘…there are the makings of a cult hit somewhere here…’  show full review



The Independent, UK

By Rob Cowan


‘…tour de forceCrabb and Draugsvoll play as one…’  show full review



Gramophone Magazine


‘…it is the way the performance conveys the full palette of colour that is so astounding… there is no doubt about the imaginative scoring…or the musicianship and virtuosity of the playing…’  show full review



The Irish Times

By Michael Dervan


‘…the down-sizing of Stravinsky’s Petrouchka turns out to be even more effective…’  show full review



Boston Tab Newspapers, USA

By Ed Symkus

Rating *****


‘…master players…invigorating…’  show full review



The Glasgow Herald, UK

By reviewer


‘…their 20 fingers seem to raise sparks as they fly across their buttons…’  show full review