Carl Philipp Emanuel BACH (1714-1788) Solo Keyboard Music Vol. 29 -
Miklós Spányi (clavichord) rec. 2013
A worthy addition to the growing catalogue of CPE Bach recordings, one to savour.
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
Violin Concertos -
Fredrik From, Peter Spissky, Bjarte Eike, Manfredo Kraemer (violin) Antoine Torunczyk (oboe) Concerto Copenhagen/Lars Ulrik Mortensen rec. 2011
Gorgeous sonorities, well worth considering.
Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869) La Damnation de Faust
Stuart Burrows, Edith Mathis, Donald McIntyre, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa rec. 1973
PENTATONE SACD [DBi]
This is as good as it gets especially for surround listeners. Whether you own another recording or not, this one should be heard.
Arrigo BOITO (1842-1918) Mefistofele
Ildar Abdrazakov, Ramón Vargas, Patricia Racette, San Francisco Opera/Nicola Luisotti rec. 2013
EUROARTS DVD [WK]
Overall a convincing contender.
Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896) Symphony 9 -
Aarhus SO/John Gibbons rec. 2014
I was impressed and moved.
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Serenade 11; Divertimenti -
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wind Soloists rec. 2014
LINN RECORDS SACD [ST]
Exceptionally genial ... I enjoyed this immensely.
OF THE MONTH Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873–1943)
All-night Vigil -
Phoenix Chorale; Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy
CHANDOS SACD [JQ]
A very beautiful and inspired reading.
Kaija SAARIAHO (b.1952) Quatre instants, Terra memoria, Émilie Suite
Karen Vourc’h (soprano) Strasbourg PO/Marko Letonja rec. 2013/2014
Atmospheric works from a leading Finnish composer.
Les Ballets Russes Vol. 3 Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune Florent SCHMITT (1870-1958) La Tragédie de Salomé Igor STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Pétrouchka
SWR SO Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Sylvain Cambreling rec. 2002/07
HÄNSSLER CLASSIC [SV]
Plenty of character, both musical and pictorial but ...
(violin) Collection Vol. 3 rec. 1957-69
Martzy in excellent form ... she plays with aristocratic command.
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