Why do we talk about him in such simplistic terms? Why do we have to choose sides between old school loud, slow and flabby and new school fast, shrill and cold? Is absence of vibrato really a sophisticated sound concept? Is vibrato on every note really a sophisticated sound concept?
Twenty years after the period instrument revolution, are we ready to apply those lessons with more imagination, more depth, more wisdom? Can we play this music with more color, rather than less?