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February 2019

Kalevi AHO (b. 1949) Concertos for Trombone and Trumpet - Jörgen van Rijen (trombone), Alain De Rudder (trumpet), Antwerp SO/Martyn Brabbins rec. 2015 BIS BIS-2196 SACD [64:18] [DM] Two premium-quality concertos, stylishly played and magnificently recorded; Aho and BIS at their considerable best.

Béla BARTÓK (1881-1945) Racines - Florent Boffard (piano) rec. 2018 MIRARE MIR410 [59:00] [RWe] An outstanding recital, the best playing of this music on disc since Zoltán Kocsis.

Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869) Roméo et Juliette - Sasha Cooke (mezzo) Nicholas Phan (tenor) San Francisco Symphony Ch & O/Michael Tilson Thomas rec. 2017 SFS MEDIA SFS0074 SACD [67.42 + 36.49] [MC] An outstanding version of Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette, which is beautifully performed and recorded.

Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) Préludes Book 1, Estampes - Javier Perianes (piano) rec. 2018 HARMONIA MUNDI HMM902301 [58:26] [RHa] Perianes’ modern Steinway account presents an outstanding, if contrasting approach to Alexander Melnikov’s revelatory Book 2.

Pascal DUSAPIN (b. 1955) Wenn du dem Wind, Aufgang, À quia - Natascha Petrinsky (mezzo soprano), Nicolas Hodges (piano), Carolin Widman (violin), O Ntl de Pays de la Loire/Pascal Rophé rec. 2017 BIS SACD BIS2262 [78:58] [GH] The experience of hearing this disc lives with you for some time afterwards.

Karl GOLDMARK (1830-1915) Symphonic Poems Vol. 1 - Bamberg SO/Fabrice Bollon rec. 2017 CPO 555 160-2 [70:19] [JW] An invigorating, heart-stirring and marvelous disc.

Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809) The Creation - Mari Eriksmoen (soprano) Daniel Schmutzhard (baritone) Martin Mitterrutzner (tenor) Accentus, Insula O/ Laurence Equilbey rec. 2017 NAXOS NBD0080V Blu-ray [138 mins] [DBi] Haydn's great oratorio successfully re-imagined without loss of musical quality.

Olivier MESSIAEN (1908-1992) La Nativité du Seigneur - Richard Gowers (organ) rec. 2017 KING’S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE KGS0025 [67:40] [ST] This marvellous recording has helped me become a Messiaen convert.

Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria  - Furio Zanasi, Lucile Richardot, Monteverdi Ch & English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner rec. 2017 SOLI DEO GLORIA SDG730 [3 CDs: 185:10] [SG] Music-making of the highest order.

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Piano Concertos Nos 15 & 16, Piano & Wind Quintet - Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano) Manchester Camerata/Gábor Takács-Nagy rec. 2018 CHANDOS CHAN20035 [71:03] [RBe] Worthy to sit alongside the great Mozart concerto recordings.

Carl NIELSEN (1865-1931) Woodwind Quintet György LIGETI (1923-2006) Bagatelles Antonín DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) String Quartet No. 12 - Ens Ouranos rec. 2018 NOMADMUSIC NMM056 [61:55] [MC] One of the finest albums of wind music I have had the pleasure of hearing for some time.

Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 4 - Daniil Trifonov (piano) Philadelphia O/Yannick Nézet-Séguin rec. 2015/18 DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 483 5335 [70:17] [MC] This has been a near permanent fixture in my CD player.

Eugen SUCHOŇ (1908-1993) Complete Works for Piano rec. 2017 SOZA BIEM R1970003-2-3 [4 CDs: 276:07] [SG] A true labour of love offering a wealth of delights and guaranteed to captivate.

Pyotr TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) String Quartet No. 1, Souvenir de Florence - Meccore String Qt, Isabel Charisius (viola) Valentin Erben (cello) MDG 903 2091-6 SACD [77:47] [RWe] A superb SACD of two essential works by the Russian master.

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Symphonies No. 2 & 3 - London PO/Vladimir Jurowski rec. 2016 LPO LPO0109 [77:03] [RC] Here’s a case where live performances clearly stand with the best studio efforts.

Isang YUN (1917-1995) Sunrise Falling - Bruckner O Linz/Dennis Russell Davies rec. 2017 PENTATONE PTC5186693 SACD [74:58 + 73:01] [RHa] The words ‘undeservedly neglected’ are applied too often but they certainly apply to Isang Yun; hopefully this superbly recorded set will trigger more interest.

Choral Classics from Chester Ch Chester Cathedral/Philip Rushworth rec. 2018 PRIORY RECORDS PRCD1205 [64:16] [MR] With its selection of largely overlooked choral gems, magnificent singing and excellent organ accompaniments, this is an absolute must-have for all lovers of the English cathedral tradition.

In a Strange Land Elizabethan Composers in Exile - Stile Antico rec. 2018 HARMONIA MUNDI HMM902266 [71:34] [ST] It’s difficult to imagine how these performances could be bettered.

Elisa Netzer (harp) Toccata rec. 2015 NAXOS 8.573835 [51.49] [MW] An outstanding debut recital from an exciting young Swiss artist: a must-buy for lovers of the harp.

José ARRIOLA (1895-1954) Orchestral works - Joaquin Soriano, Victor & Luis del Valle (pianos) David Fernandez Alonso (horn) Real Filharmonia Galicia/Maximino Zumalave rec. 2010/11 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95797 [2 CDs: 116:01] [EJW] An intriguing and largely enjoyable set of music by this forgotten Galician.

Vyacheslav ARTYOMOV (b. 1947) Requiem - Kaunas State Ch, Moscow PO/Dmitri Kitayenko rec. 1988 DIVINE ART DDA25173 [76:11] [RHa] Strangely compelling and deeply moving.

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Sonatas and Partitas - Theo Olof (violin) rec. 1974 DOREMI DHR8085-86 [2 CDs: 131:57] [JW] Communing gravity and occasionally a perceptibly patrician reserve.

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Piano Concertos - Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano) Lithuanian CO/Saulius Sondeckis rec. 1975/88 DOREMI DHR8056-8 [3 CDs: 229:36] [SG] Superb Bach playing from a master.

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Secular Cantatas VIII - Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki rec. 2016 BIS BIS2231 SACD [70:23] [ST] A great success.

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Cantata No. 21 - Bach Ch of Bethlehem, Bach Festival O/Greg Funfgeld rec. 2018 ANALEKTA AN29540 [49:03] [MR] Comfortable, relaxed and affectionate.

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin - Dénes Zsigmondy (violin) rec. 1995 PALADINO PMR0093 [68:01+77:26] [SG] A thoroughly enriching experience.

Heinrich Joseph BAERMANN (1784-1847) & Carl BAERMANN (1810-1885] Music for Clarinet & Piano - Dario Zingales (clarinet) Florian Podgoreanu (piano) rec. 2016 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95785 [68:33] [PRB] First-rate playing and very enjoyable.

Béla BARTÓK (1881-1945) Concerto for Orchestra, The Miraculous Mandarin - New York PO/Pierre Boulez
rec. 1971/72 DUTTON EPOCH CDLX7360 SACD [68:32] [TB & DBi] Interesting performances and recordings best heard in surround.

Antonio BAZZINI (1818-1897) Complete Opera Transcriptions - Anca Vasile Caraman (violin), Alessandro Trebeschi (piano) rec. 2017 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95674 [5 CDs: 307:06] [SSi] A lot here to enjoy.

Alban BERG (1885-1935) Violin Concerto Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) Symphony No.3 Steffen SCHLEIERMACHER (b.1960) Relief - Baiba Skride (violin) Leipzig Gewandhaus O/Andris Nelsons rec. 2018 ACCENTUS MUSIC DVD ACC20443 [93 mins] [JW] The Nelsons show in Leipzig is most assuredly on the road, and with a vengeance.

Walter BRAUNFELS (1882-1954) Works for piano & orchestra - Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz/Gregor Bühl rec. 2017/18 CAPRICCIO C5345 [65:35] [JQ] Admirers of the composer should not hesitate.

Gregers BRINCH (b. 1964) Vol. 3: Spirals - Jonathan Truscott, Gazsi Josef (violin) William Hancox (piano) rec. 2008 CLAUDIO BD-A CC5996-6 [62:49] [DBi] Interesting new music superbly recorded and impeccably played.

James Francis BROWN (b. 1969) The Heavens and the Heart - Royal Holloway Ch, O Nova/George Vass rec. 2018 RESONUS RES10227 [64:07] [JQ] A fine introduction to Brown’s music.

Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896) Symphony No. 7 - Altomonte O St Florian/Rémy Ballot rec. 2018 GRAMOLA 99189 SACD [73:15] [RMo] Distinguished by such sincerity of utterance and strength of purpose.

Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896) Symphony No. 9 - Concerto Budapest/András Keller rec. 2017 TACET TACET245 SACD [60:30] [RMo] No more than a competent run-through.

Antonio de CABEZÓN (1510-1566) Tientos, Diferencias y Glosadas - Léon Berben (organ) rec. 2018 AEOLUS AE11171 SACD [78:20] [SG] Seductive, warm and intimate.

Manuel CARDOSO (1566-1650) Missa Secundi Toni, Magnificats, Motets - Ch Girton College Cambridge, Historica Brass of the Royal Academy of Music/Gareth Wilson rec. 2017 TOCCATA CLASSICS TOCC0476 [77:51] [JV] A substantial addition to the discography.

Orazio COLOMBANO (c1554-after 1595) Psalms for six voices - Cappella Musicale della Cattedrale di Vercelli/Denis Silano rec. 2018 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95839 [77:48] [JV] Very fine music, very well performed.

Carl CZERNY (1791-1857) Violin Sonatas - Kolja Lessing (violin), Rainer Maria Klaas, Anton Kuerti (piano) rec. 2013/15 CPO 777 822-2 [73:48] [PRB] Attractive works, and the performances and recording hard to better.

Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) Jeunes Années - Jonas Vitaud (piano), Roustem Saïďtkoulov (piano), Sébastien Droy (tenor), Karine Desayes (mezzo-soprano), Secession O/Clément Mao-Takacs rec. 2017 MIRARE MIR392 [64:00+45:00] [RWe] An excellent annex to the composer’s anniversary year.

Gaetano DONIZETTI (1797 – 1848) Messa di Requiem - Ch & O Donizetti Opera/Corrado Rovaris rec. 2017 DYNAMIC CDS7813 [69:59] [GF] An attractive work that should be heard more often, and given an excellent performance here.

Antonin DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) Piano Quartets - The Dvořák Piano Qt rec. 2018 SUPRAPHON SU42572 [72:48] [NB] For all its undoubted qualities, it would be hard to suggest that this supplants other versions in either piece.

Sir Edward ELGAR (1857-1934) & Max BRUCH (1838-1920) Violin Concertos - Rachel Barton Pine (violin) BBC SO/Andrew Litton rec. 2017 AVIE AV2375 [76.23] [ST] A very successful pairing, both of works and of artists.

Gerald FINZI (1901-1956) Cello Concerto, Eclogue, Nocturne, Grand Fantasia and Toccata - Paul Watkins (cello) Louis Lortie (piano) BBC SO/Sir Andrew Davis rec. 2018 CHANDOS SACD CHSA5214 [70:40] [RB] A passionate rasp and blood coursing though its veins.

Erik Gustaf GEIJER (1783-1874) & Andreas RANDEL (1806-1864) String Quartets - Norrköpingskvartetten rec. 1977 STERLING CDA1829-2 [65:55] [SSi] Let us hope that Sterling mine Swedish Radio’s archives further to come up with more gems like this.

Henryk GÓRECKI (1933-2010) String Quartets Nos 1 & 2, Genesis I: Elementi - Tippett Qt rec. 2017 NAXOS 8.573919 [60.54] [MW] The Tippett Quartet capture both the steeliness and humanity of this demanding but endlessly fascinating music.

Christoph GRAUPNER (1683-1760) Concertos & Ouvertures - l'arpa festante/Rien Voskuilen rec. 2017 ACCENT ACC24350 [73:29] [TB] Relatively little of Graupner's music has been recorded, so this new issue can be warmly welcomed.

Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809) String Quartets Op 64 - London Haydn Quartet rec. 2017 HYPERION CDA68221 [79:48 + 65:33] [RHa] Civilised, urbane readings, recorded with natural warmth.

Miriam HYDE (1913-2005) Songs - Charlotte de Rothschild (soprano), Adrian Farmer (piano) rec. 2018 LYRITA SRCD378 [63:02] [PCG] These songs require a greater variety of delivery to realise their strengths.

Nikolai KAPUSTIN (b.1937) Complete Chamber Works for Flute - Immanuel Davis, Adam Kuenzel (flute) Käthe Jarka, Pitnarry Shin (cello) Timothy Lovelace (piano) rec. 2016 NAXOS 8.579024 [63:00] [RB] A fascinating and engaging character … more than a twist of jazz.

Franz LISZT (1811-1886) The Complete Songs Vol. 5 - Allan Clayton (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) rec. 2016-2017 HYPERION CDA68179 [63:09] [GF] This series certainly goes from strength to strength.

Franz LISZT (1811-1886) Sonata Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Piano Sonata No. 23 - Michael Roll (piano) rec. 1978/2008 HERITAGE HTGCD184 [58:40] [JWh] A very welcome release.

Boris LYATOSHYNSKY (1895-1968) Symphony No 3, Grazhyna - Bournemouth SO/Kyril Karabits rec. 2018 CHANDOS CHSA5233 SACD [63:23] [BSt] Uneven but interesting symphonic music, very well performed and in refined sound.

Giovanni de MACQUE (1548-1614) Madrigals and Organ Works - Margit Schultheiss (harp), Eduoardo Bellotti (organ), Weser-Renaissance Bremen/Manfred Cordes rec. 2015 CPO 777 977-2 [63:03] [GH] A worthy issue, even if the singing is a little monotonous.

Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911) Symphony No. 3 - Anna Larsson (contralto), Düsseldorfer Symphoniker/Ádám Fischer rec. 2017 CAVI-MUSIC 8553399 [95.51] [MC] A performance of real sincerity but with some ordinary moments that prevent it joining the elevated top league.

Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911) Symphony No. 5 - Swedish RSO/Daniel Harding rec. 2016 HARMONIA MUNDI HMM902366 [73:23] [ST] Very good, but not quite up there with the best.

Bohuslav MARTINŮ (1890-1959) Complete Music for Violin & Orchestra - Bohuslav Matoušek (violin) Czech PO/Christopher Hogwood rec. 2001-05 HYPERION CDS44611/4 [4 CDs: 242:40] [RB] It's more than good to see these excellent, affluent-toned recordings getting a fresh outing and at a very accessible price.

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Symphonies, Concertos & Serenades - Südwestfunk-O Baden-Baden/Hans Rosbaud rec. 1951-62 SWR MUSIC SWR19066CD [9 CDs: 570 mins] [JW] A successful and valuable collection.

Sir Hubert PARRY (1848-1918) Symphony No. 4, Proserpine, Three movements from Suite moderne - BBC Ntl O Wales/Rumon Gamba rec. 2017 CHANDOS CHAN10994 [74:59] [JW] Expertly prepared, well performed and of far more than mere footnote value.

Sir Hubert PARRY (1848-1918) Piano Trios, Partita - Leonore Piano Trio rec. 2017/18 HYPERION CDA68243 [69:33] [JQ] A richly rewarding disc which I enjoyed from start to finish.

Arvo PÄRT (b. 1935) & Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Fratres - Hein Wiedijk (clarinet) Camerata RCO/Jörgen van Rijen (trombone) rec. 2016/17 BIS BIS-2316 SACD [58:32] [RHa] Fine playing, if perhaps somewhat niche appeal.

Francis POULENC (1899-1963) Piano & Organ concertos, Stabat Mater - Alexandre Tharaud (piano) James O’Donnell (organ) Kate Royal (soprano) London PO & Ch/Yannick Nézet-Séguin rec. 2013/14 LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA LPO-0108 [72:24] [JQ] A highly desirable Poulenc collection.

Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) Complete Symphonies & Concertos, Cantatas - Mariinsky Theatre Ch & O/Valery Gergiev rec. 2016 ARTHAUS MUSIK Blu-ray 109330 [4 discs: 785 mins] [RC] A must for Prokofiev mavens, as well as for admirers of the indefatigable Valery Gergiev, but you will need deep pockets.

Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Symphony No.2, The Isle of the Dead - Castilla y León SO/Andrew Gourlay rec. 2017/18 OSCYL OSCLY001 [75:12] [NB] A really excellent calling card for this orchestra and their talented musical director.

Ferdinand RIES (1784-1838) String Quartets, String Quintet - Schuppanzigh-Quartett rec. 2016 CPO 777305-2 [75:35]; Piano Concertos Nos 8 & 9; Introduction and Polonaise - Piers Lane (piano); Orchestra Now/Leon Botstein rec. 2017 HYPERION CDA68217 [73:21] [BW] Two attractive recordings of neglected music that is beginning to be better appreciated.

Alfred SCHNITTKE (1934-1998) Cello Sonatas, Madrigal in memoriam Oleg Kagen, Improvisation - Viviane Spanoghe (cello) Jan Michiels (piano) rec. 2017 ETCETERA KTC1626 [59:15] [SSi] A very fine recording, and particularly valuable for the three solo works.

Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828) Arpeggione sonata Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Cello sonata - Jonathan Swensen (cello), Filip Štrauch (piano) rec. 2016/18 DANACORD DACOCD834 [65:51] [RWe] A surprisingly rare coupling and two very good performances.

Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828) Octet - OSM Chamber Soloists rec. 2018 ANALEKTA AN28799 [62:53] [MG] A performance that begins in exuberant high spirits but ends in diligent determination.

Robert SCHUMANN (1810 – 1856) Spanisches Liederspiel Johannes BRAHMS (1833 – 1897) Liebeslieder-Walzer - Brigitte Fassbaender (alto), Peter Schreier (tenor), Walter Berry (bass), Paul Schilhawsky/Erik Werba (piano) rec. 1974 ORFEO C953181B [51:02] [GF] The historical value is undeniable and of considerable musical value as well.

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975) Symphony No. 8 - London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda rec. 2018 LSO LIVE SACD LSO0822 [65:08] [ST] Playing that is smooth, rich, warm and inviting; and that is exactly the problem.

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Iolanta, The Nutcracker - Sonya Yoncheva, Arnold Rutkowski, O de l’Opéra Ntl Paris/Alain Altinoglu rec. 2016 BELAIR CLASSIQUES Blu-ray BAC445 [240 mins] [RC] The opera is a great success, the ballet a bit controversial.

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Swan Lake - State Academic SO of Russia "Evgeny Svetlanov"/Vladimir Jurowski rec. 2017/18 PENTATONE PTC5186640 SACD [2 discs: 151.46] [DBi] A lovely performance, beautifully recorded, but there is strong competition from Bergen and Jarvi on Chandos.

Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681-1767) The Chameleon - Frode Thorsen (recorders) Adrian Rovatkay (bassoon) Hans Knut Sveen (harpsichord) rec. 2015/16 LAWO CLASSICS LWC1158 [76:38] [JV] A most enjoyable recital of baroque instrumental music.

Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872 – 1958) The Blue Bird, Norfolk Rhapsodies, Variations for Orchestra, Music for an EFDS Masque David MATTHEWS (b. 1943) Norfolk March - Royal Scottish Ntl O/Martin Yates rec. 2017 DUTTON CDLX7351 SACD [76:38] [HC] An outstanding release which will be a must-have for all RVW completists.

Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901) I Lombardi alla prima crociata - Giuseppe Gipali (tenor) Lavinia Bini (soprano) O & Ch Teatro Regio, Parma/Michele Mariotti rec. 2018 DYNAMIC Blu-ray 57826 [140 mins] [RJF] Fine singing from the principals and good orchestral support, but there are problems elsewhere.

Richard WAGNER (1813-1883) Götterdämmerung - Birgit Nilsson (soprano) Hans Hopf (tenor) Metropolitan Opera Ch & O/Erich Leinsdorf rec. 1962 PRISTINE CLASSICAL PACO156 [4 CDs: 245:15] [RMo] The cycle closes with what is in many ways the best performance of all.

Jörg WIDMANN (b. 1973) Arche - Hamburg State Opera Ch, Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg/Kent Nagano rec. 2017 ECM 2605/06 [74:55+26:09] [RHa] Provocative, sometimes diffuse, often overwhelming, always absorbing.

Thomas Athanaselos (guitar) In Memoriam rec. 2017 Private release [51:02] [JW] Plenty of enjoyable things on board.

British Serenade 2 Manchester Sinfonia rec. 2018 HERITAGE HTGCD186 [75:37] [JWh] First class performances – in clear, warm recorded sound – of some unusual, original music.

Dresdner Weihnacht Staatskapelle Dresden/Hans Vonk RONDEAU PRODUCTION ROP6159 [71.56] [MC] A varied and delightful treat.

Devy Erlih (violin) Volume 2: Works by Paganini, Bartok, Jolivet & Stravinsky - rec. 1973 DOREMI DHR-8071/2 [70:57 + 71:33] [SG] Violin fanciers will welcome these wonderful, musically informed performances back to the calatogue.

Et manchi pietŕ Silvia Frigato (soprano); Accademia d’Arcadia/Alessandra Rossi Lürig rec. 2014 DYNAMIC CDS7829 [64:02] [BW]  An attractive selection of music from the time of the painter Artemisia Gentileschi.

David Finckel (cello) & Wu Han (piano) Cello Sonatas by Bach, Debussy, Mendelssohn & Britten rec. 2017 ARTISTLED [67.41] [MC] Persuasive and dramatic performances in satisfying recorded sound.

Renée Fleming (soprano) Sings Broadway - BBC Concert O/Rob Fisher rec. 2017/18 DECCA 483 4215 [64:24] [GF] Admirers of Renée Fleming or Broadway musicals should derive hours and hours of pleasure from this.

French Music for String Orchestra Ciconia Consort/Dick van Gasteren rec. 2018 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95734 [79:45] [SB] A valuable collection of lesser-known works.

Carla Maffioletti (voice and guitar) Sentimental rec. 2017 Private release [38:12] [JW] A calling card for nice arrangements, deft performances and genial stylistic breadth.

Messa per Rossini Ch & O del Teatro alla Scala/Riccardo Chailly rec. 2017 DECCA 483 4084 [59:48 + 40:56] [JQ] An ideally red-blooded Italian performance of a work that is anything but a musical curiosity.

Ruggiero Ricci (violin) Discovered Tapes: Showpieces rec. 1946-86 RHINE CLASSICS RH-012 [4 CDs: 280:06] [JW] A boon for Ricci collectors.

Ruggiero Ricci (violin) Discovered Tapes: Sonatas rec. 1952-84 RHINE CLASSICS RH-013 [4 CDs: 285:07] [JW] Good examples of Ricci’s art.

Sonata Norwegia Caroline Eidsten Dahl (recorder), Ensemble Freithoff rec. 2017 LAWO CLASSICS LWC1165 [69:36] [JV] A very enjoyable disc, which shows that there is still much to discover outside the mainstream repertoire.


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