OF THE MONTH
Sacheverell COKE (1912-1972) Preludes,
Variations - Simon Callaghan (piano) rec. 2014
SOMM CÉLESTE [SG] An exciting discovery.
Simon Callaghan proves a persuasive advocate
for these rarely heard piano pieces.
de LESCUREL (b. late 13th Century) Chansons and
Dit - Ensemble Syntagma rec. 2013 EDITION FACSIMILE [BW]
Mainly for specialists but the general listener
should find much to enjoy.
WIENIAWSKI (1835-1880) Fantaisie
brillante sur “Faust” Gounod, Violin
Concerto 2 - Anna Maria Staskiewicz (violin)
Henryk Wieniawski Lublin PO/Piotr Wijatkowski
rec. 2010 DUX [BR] A very good romantic
violin album played marvelously, and also a
tourism brochure for Lublin.
Frank MARTIN (1890-1974)
Mass Alonso LOBO (1555-1617) Lamentationes Ieremiae Prophetae Herbert HOWELLS (1892-1983) Requiem -Cambridge Chorale/Julian Wilkins rec. Église St-Laurent, Roujan, France, 2010 CAMBRIDGE CHORALE [DCh] Beautiful, deeply-felt devotional music in a rather unusual combination of compositions.
SCHUBERT (1797-1828) Symphonies,
Masses 5 & 6, Alfonso und Estrella - Christian
Elsner (tenor) Bernarda Fink (mezzo) Berliner
PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt rec. 2003-06 BERLINER
PHILHARMONIKER RECORDINGS BD-A & CD[MC]
Harnoncourt carries the listener along on an
Revels Flautadors Recorder
Qt, Leo Chadburn (recorder)
rec. 2014 FIRST HAND RECORDS [JV] A beautiful
and varied programme including some less familiar
pieces and all in splendid performances.
Life Christopher Herrick (organ) rec. 2014 HYPERION
[DC] Meaty and richly entertaining.
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