Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896) Symphony No. 5 -
London PO/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
rec. 2015 LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA [WK]
Save for one issue in the final movement this ranks as one of the best performances currently available.
CRAXTON (1885-1971) Chamber, vocal
& piano works - Caroline Goodwin (soprano)
James McOran Campbell (baritone) Alison Moncrieff
Kelly (cello) Christopher Howell (piano)
rec. 2000 HAROLD CRAXTON TRUST [JF] I thoroughly enjoyed this CD,
and will be keeping my eyes open in the second-hand
shops for any sheet music featuring his original
Giuseppe GIORDANI (1751-1798) Sacred Works
Coro Goffredo Petrassi/Stefano Cucci
rec. 2015 TACTUS [CRo] Listeners with any interest in choral music of the Classical period may
wish to investigate this disc, but it is hard to see that it is recommendable
on any wider basis.
Jón NORDAL (b. 1926)
Adagio, Langnætti, Epitafion & Leiðsla -
Iceland SO/Johannes Gustavsson
rec. 2015 ONDINE [SG] A welcome release by Ondine, which will fill a void in the catalogue. The vivid sonics are immensely appealing.
Erik SATIE (1866-1925) Complete
Solo Piano Music -
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Pascal Rogé, Jean-Philippe
rec. 1996-2002 DECCA [DC] Studded with jewels rather than encrusted with them.
Lieder - Florian Boesch (baritone); Malcolm Martineau (piano)
rec. 2015 ONYX [JQ] Despite some reservations there’s much to enjoy in this Schubert recital.
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958) Dives and Lazarus,
The Wasps Suite, Symphony No. 2 - Hallé/Sir John
Barbirolli, London PO/Sir Adrian Boult rec. 1944-53 BEULAH [BW] Very fine performances, especially of the ‘London’ Symphony, in very tolerable transfers.
Calvet Quartet Works by Debussy,
Milhaud, Ravel & Samazeulih
MELOCLASSIC [JW] There’s real value to be had in tracing Calvet’s reformed and very different post-war ensemble.
Luzzato (violin) Violin Sonatas - Hans Priegnitz (piano)
rec. 1955/56 MELOCLASSIC [JW] Inquisitive violin
collectors should make the most of this rare
opportunity to hear Wanda Luzzato.
et Suites Dan Laurin (recorder)
Domen Marinčič (cello) Anna Paradiso
(harpsichord) rec. 2015 BIS [JV] Strongly gestural and dramatic
world premiere of John Joubert's opera Jane Eyre will be held, as a
concert performance, at Ruddock Hall, Birmingham on October 25. It will be
recorded by Somm Records.
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