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Monday November 29th

Giuseppe Antonio BRESCIANELLO (c.1690-1758)
Concerti and Sinphonias
La Serenissima/Adrian Chandler (violin) rec. 2020
[69:37] [RHa]

La Serenissima plays, with customary good taste and elan, the graceful and spirited music of a Bavarian-based Bolognese.

Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957) 
Symphony No 1, Scčnes historiques
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham rec. 1947/52 
 [78:00] [JQ]

This is a most important release, both for Beecham devotees and Sibelians.

Imogen Cooper (piano)
…Le temps perdu…
Works by Ravel, Liszt, Fauré & Respighi rec. 2021
[83:21] [RMas]

Excellent Fauré, but reservations about the remainder of the program.

English Music for Viola and Piano
Sarah-Jane Bradley (viola) John Lenehan (piano) rec. 2020
[82:42] [JW]

Small-scale pieces from a little-known cohort of lyrical English composers.

Leipzig 1723
Works by Graupner, Fasch, Bach & Telemann
Stefan Temmingh (recorder) Capricornus Consort Basel/Péter Barczi rec. 2020
[66:15] [DC]

A glimpse into music history and a veritable musical tonic for those darker days.

The Music of the Temporalists
by André Pogoriloffsky publ. 2011
CreateSpace Publishing

A fictional music-theory tale told as a first-person account…

Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor)
Anima Ćterna
Orchestra and Chorus of Il Pomo d’Oro/Francesco Corti rec. 2020
ERATO 9029674390
[80:21] [MC]

One of the finest countertenors I have encountered since Andreas Scholl.

Strauss's Sinfonia domestica - a survey by Ralph Moore
Stephen Sondheim, composer
22 March 1930 – 26 November 2021
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