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Friday March 5th
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
Arrangements for guitar Sean Shibe (guitar)
rec. 2019 DELPHIAN DCD34233 [46:24]
Don’t let the short playing time deter you – this is musicianship of a very special order.
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Symphony No.7; Prometheus ballet Freiburger
Barockorchester/Gottfried von der Goltz rec. 2020 HARMONIA MUNDI HMM 902446.47
[40:46 + 62:19]
A first-rate Seventh and a persuasive account of the ‘Prometheus’
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) Piano Concertos Nos
1 & 3 Yevgeny Kissin (piano) Berliner Philharmoniker/Claudio Abbado
rec. 1993 DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON4398982 [42:27]
Two great live occasions still bring considerable rewards.
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Nos 9 & 10 London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda
rec. 2018/20 LSO LIVE LSO0828 SACD [79:05] [GPJ]
Simply stunning - Noseda is a superb Shostakovich conductor, and the music is delivered thrillingly by orchestra and recording.
Nikolay TCHEREPNIN (1873-1945) Le Pavillon d’Armide Moscow SO/Henry Shek rec. 1994 NAXOS 8.573657 [67.02] [PCG]
A most welcome reissue.
Marietta VEULENS (b.1959) Pasiones y Rituales Marietta Veulens (piano)
rec. 1992-2016 MVM MUSICA MVMCD001 [44:30] [DRD]
An innovative combination of Afro-Cuban music - deeply personal, original and thought-provoking music.
A Different Take
Works for flute & guitar Gruca White Ens
rec. 2020 BIG ROUND RECORDS BR8964 [57:49]
A thrilling ride around the world.
Legendary Soviet Pianists in East Germany rec. 1953-1960
MELOCLASSIC MC1049 [73:37 + 72:36]
An inspiring encounter.
Mozart, The Man Revealed by John Suchet
publ. 2021 Elliott & Thompson Ltd [MMB]
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