Piano Trios 3 & 4 - Busch Trio rec. 2015 ALPHA
performances, somewhat let down by the recording
GÁL (1890-1987) Piano Concerto
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
Concerto 22 - Sarah Beth Briggs (piano/conductor)
Royal Northern Sinf/Kenneth Woods/Bradley Creswick
rec. 2016 AVIE [BSt] Top class playing in both Gal and
GLASS (b. 1937) Glassworlds Vol. 4: The Hours, Notes on a Scandal,
Music in Fifths - Nicolas Horvath
(piano) rec. 2014 GRAND PIANO [DJB] If you like the lyrical side
of Philip Glass, this should appeal.
HELLSTENIUS (b.1963) Like Objects
in a Dark Room, In Memoriam Řrjan
MATRE (b.1979) Violin Concerto, preSage
- Peter Herresthal (violin) Stavanger SO/Rolf
Gupta rec. 2014/15 BIS SACD
[RB] Pointillist and testing rather
than long-limbed and neo-romantic.
of Bingen (1098 -1179)
O Eterne Deus
- Karen R. Clark (director/contralto) Shira
Kammen (vielle/ medieval harp) Vajra Voices
rec. 2015 MUSIC & ARTS [MW] Belongs with the very best Hildegard
HOWELLS (1892-1983) Cello Concerto,
2 Pieces for Small Orchestra Ronald
CORP (b. 1951) Cello Concerto - Alice
Neary (cello) Royal Scottish Ntl O/Ronald Corp
rec. 2014 DUTTON EPOCH [JQ]
Self-recommending to all Howells
enthusiasts with Ronald Corp’s concerto
as a most welcome bonus.
MOSZKOWSKI (1854-1925) Piano Concerto
Adolf SCHULZ-EVLER (1852-1905)
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(piano) rec. 2015 ONYX [RMo] I enjoyed much of this recital
despite some concerns.
TELEMANN (1681-1767) The
Grand Concertos for Mixed Instruments Vol. 3
- La Stagione Frankfurt/Michael Schneider rec.
2013/14 CPO [MR] A very satisfying listening experience.
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