His performances are dancier (than Jordi Savall’s), and some slow movements are beautifully resonant…played by Dornenburg with considerable panache.

Classical Music: The Listener’s Companion

All of these are played with a natural flair by Dornenburg… He plays with great poise and a lovely feeling for phrasing.

American Record Guide

The full, ripe tone produced by John Dornenburg of Music’s Re-creation is a clear winner.

Fanfare Magazine

Viola da gamba soloist John Dornenburg…a Bay Area treasure.

Oakland Tribune