Paul CORFIELD GODFREY (b.1950)Akallabęth and other Tolkien Works - Tara McSwiney (soprano)
Andrew Henley (tenor) Adam Jondelius (baritone)
Nicola Loten (flute) Niamh Ferris (viola)
Immanuel Carl Maria Vogt, Connor Fogel (piano)
PRIMA FACIE RECORDS PFCD059
Persuasive performances of approachable and often profound contemporary
Osvaldo GOLIJOV (b. 1960)The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the BlindChristian LINDBERG (b. 1958)The Erratic Dreams of Mr Grönstedt - Emil Jonason (clarinet) Vamlingbo Qt, Norrköping SO/Christian Lindberg
rec. 2015/16 BIS BIS-2188 SACD [59:57] [RHa] A dazzling new concerto from Christian Lindberg unleashed by a flamboyant young Swedish virtuoso.
Paul HINDEMITH (1895-1963) Ludus Tonalis Hugo WEISGALL (1912-1997) Sonata for Piano - Martin Perry (piano) rec. 2016 BRIDGE RECORDS 9487 [69:43] [DC] Excellent disc: an adventurous and satisfying feast of piano.
John IRELAND (1879-1962),
Frederick DELIUS (1862-1934) &
Arnold BAX (1883-1953)
Cello sonatas -
Lionel Handy (cello)
Jennifer Hughes (piano)
LYRITASRCD.361 [70:52] [JF]
An essential purchase for all cello music enthusiasts as well as advocates for the three composers represented.
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Complete Flute Quartets - Lisa Friend (flute),
Brodsky Qt rec. 2016 CHANDOS CHAN10932 [59:07] [MG] These well-crafted accounts can take their place alongside those of William Bennett and the Grumiaux Trio.
Giovanni Alberto RISTORI (1692-1753) Cantatas, Oboe Concerto - Maria Savastano (soprano) Jon Olaberria (oboe) Ens Diderot/Johannes Pramsohler rec. 2016 AUDAX ADX13711 [68:12] [SG] These world premiere recordings should help win Ristori many new friends.
Józef ZEIDLER (1744-1806)
The Katowice Singers,
Ensemble Camerata Silesia/Jerzy Maksymiuk
DUX 1314 [60:40] [DC]
A fine discovery from a largely forgotten composer.
RECORDING OF THE MONTHEnlightened Virtuoso
Works by Khandoshkin, Paganini, Roman & Rust -
Zbigniew Pilch (violin)
CD ACCORD ACD232-2 [70:13] A most intriguing recital of pieces which are seldom played, if at all.
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