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Peter Sheridan (flutes), with Lisa Maree Amos (flute) Jane Hammond (piano)
RECORDS MD 3349 [77:05] [DC]
great achievement, and a very nice programme.
Musical Journey - The
Museo Vela at Lignornetto, Switzerland
Music by Chopin
Irina Zaritzkaya (piano)
little of the diverse nature of Switzerland’s cultural background
and physical location comes through in these pictures of a unique collection
of the artistic works of the Vela family.
OF THE MONTH Of Another
Yun Kyong Kim (organ) rec. 2009
MSR CLASSICS MS1362 [70:14] [JS]
programme lovingly compiled and played, excellently recorded.
and Piano Duets Works
by Langlais, Saint-Saëns, Widor, Lutoslawski, Bedard, Cervelló
BRILLIANT CLASSICS 9213 [60:55]
shall certainly be listening to this disc much more often than I could
ever have imagined. I urge you to try it.
Duets Works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Langlais, Tomkins, Carleton,
Johnstone & Leighton
Charles Harrison and David Leigh (organ) rec. 2010
GUILD GMCD 7368 [68:01]
in all this is a fascinating issue with good playing and recording of
what is for the most part rare and welcome repertoire.
music by Pärt, Rautavaara, Gubaidulina & Górecki
Bowyer (organ) rec. 1999
NIMBUS NI 5675 [78:43]
gives yet more virtually irreproachable performances.
Orchestra - Vols 1 & 2
Dudley Moore, Murray Melvin, David de Keyser
WARNER CLASSICS 2564
677896/7 [4 DVDs: ca 591:00]
and subliminally educational.
Ensemble Intégrales rec. 2009,
NEOS 11047 [67.47]
expressive abilities and virtuosity. These composers are fortunate indeed
to have these musicians working for them with such flair.
Rachmaninov: Solo Piano Recordings - Vol. 2
NAXOS 8.112058 [74:53]
is a disc to cherish and is a truly glorious experience.
Antonin DVOŘÁK (1841-1904)
Serenade Felix MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY
(1809-1847) Overture Wilhelm Emilius HARTMANN
Consortium Classicum rec. 1991/2
MUSIKPRODUKTION DABRINGHAUS UND GRIMM MDG3010416-2 [53:17]
programme of thoroughly enjoyable music.
Songs Songs by Mussorgsky, Cui, Rimsky-Korsakov, Balakirev
Mikhail Svetlov (bass) Pavlina Dokovska (piano) rec. 2009
NAXOS 8.572218 [56:37]
brings his opera experience into the songs, which is especially beneficial
Shadow Side Contemporary song from Scotland
Irene Drummond (soprano) Iain Burnside (piano) rec. 2010
DELPHIAN DCD34099 [69:04]
recordings of MacMillan, McGuire, Mealor and Bingham are certainly worth
having but the rest are missable.
Shehori: The Celebrated New York Concerts
- Vol. 5 Works by Weber, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt
Mordecai Shehori (piano) rec. 1976/84
CEMBAL D’AMOUR CD158 [70:57]
pomp, graphically narrative playing, enriching and impressively argued.
Sofronitsky plays at the Scriabin Museum Volume 7: Works by Prokofiev
Vladimir Sofronitsky (piano) rec. 1955/7
VISTA VERA VVCD-00225 [64:27] [JW]
need to be a seriously hard core collector to put up with this one.
OF THE MONTH
Sonatas and Scenes Danish
Works for solo cello by Nørgård, Fundal, Brødsgaard,
Nielsen & Helweg
Ehde (cello) rec. 2009/10
CDKLASSISK CDK1061 [61:09]
of technique, sureness of tone and depth of expression.
Adam Woolf (sackbut) Nicholas Milne (viola da gamba) Eligio Luis Quinteiro
(theorbo) Siobhán Armstrong (harp) Kathryn Cok (harpsichord, organ)
SFZMUSIC LC-18271 [60:30]
technical prowess of Adam Woolf and his colleagues is impressive indeed.
OF THE MONTH That’s
A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical
Kim Criswell, Matthew Ford, Seth MacFarlane, Curtis Stigers, Maida Vale
Singers, The John Wilson O/John Wilson rec. 2011
EMI CLASSICS 028 8452 [77:20]
of those spectacular MGM musicals shouldn’t hesitate.
the Point Works by Higdon, Rudin, Schuller, Cascarino
Diane Monroe (violin) Dorothy Freeman (English Horn) Orchestra 2001/James
Freeman rec. 2002-8
INNOVA 745 [73:40] [DC]
fascinating and varied programme of highly approachable new music.
Vanni-Marcoux (bass) rec. 1924-36
MARSTON 56001-2 [6 CDs: 451:11]
singer of real importance devoted to clarity, appropriate gestures and
a sure and sovereign command of every idiom he portrayed.
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