Giuseppe Antonio BRESCIANELLO (1690-1758) Concerti à 3 Vol. 1
- Der musikalische Garten
rec. 2016 COVIELLO CLASSICS COV91705 [67:27] [JV] Energetic and expressive performances.
RECORDING OF THE MONTH
Robert FRANZ (1815-1892) Songs
Robin Tritschler (tenor)
Graham Johnson (piano)
rec. 2015 HYPERION CDA68128 [77:24] [SSi] This disc is a must for all lovers of the art of lieder, both musically and performance-wise this is a real winner.
Adam GORB (b. 1958)Dancing in the Ghetto -
Royal Liverpool Phil 10/10 Ens/Clark Rundall;
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Ens/Mark Heron, Timothy Renish;
Manchester Camerata/Mark Heron
PRIMA FACIE PFCD047 [67:54] [DC]
A very well balanced and at times thought-provoking programme from one of the UK’s leading composers.
Michael HURD (1928-2006) Choral Music Vol. 1
- Martin Ford (organ) Vasari Singers/Jeremy
Backhouse rec. 2016 LYRITA SRCD363 [70:47] [WK]
Jeremy Backhouse and the Vasari Singers are
especially attuned to the skill with which Hurd
sets his texts.
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
The Salzburg Marian Mass - NFM Ch,
Wrocław Baroque Ens/Andrzej Kosendiak
CD ACCORD ACD215-2 [46:33] [PCG]
The sense of occasion could have been more readily conveyed by a performance more “grandiose” than this reconstruction proposes.
Georgy SVIRIDOV (1915-1998) Russia Cast Adrift, The Virgin in the City -
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone) St. Petersburg State SO/Constantine Orbelian
rec. 2016 DELOS DE1631 [36:34] [EJW] An interesting and unusual CD of superbly sung vocal music by a Russian master of the idiom.
Seejungfrau, Sinfonietta - Helsinki PO/John Storgårds rec. 2014
ONDINE ODE12375 SACD [69:25] [EML] Highly recommended: luscious, passionate and radiant.
Brigitte Huyghues de Beaufond (violin)
Works by Kiyose, Mozart, Rebel & Villa-Lobos -
CO/Pierre Capdevielle, Jacqueline Dussol,
Norihiko Wada (piano)
FORGOTTEN RECORDS FR1279 [68:16] [SG]
Long forgotten, these live recordings make a welcome appearance.
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