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Edward ELGAR (1857-1934) Enigma Variations
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958) The Wasps
- Aristophanic Suite Kansas City SO/Michael Stern rec. 2011
REFERENCE RECORDINGS [JW] De luxe
recording quality meets thoroughly idiomatic and engaging musicianship.
de FREITAS (1902-1980) The Silly Girl’s Dance,
The Wall of Love, Medieval Suite, Ribatejo - Royal
Scottish Natl O/Álvaro Cassuto rec. 2012 NAXOS [BR]
A fun disc
of colorful, quirky music. The title indicates the smiles within.
WS GILBERT (1836-1911) & Sir Arthur SULLIVAN (1842-1900)
The Mikado Darrell Fancourt (bass)
Derek Oldham (tenor) Light Op O & Ch/Harry Norris rec. 1926
PRISTINE AUDIO [JS] This wonderfully
HAMMERSCHMIDT (1611/12-1675) Also hat Gott die Welt
geliebt and other sacred choral works
Johann ROSENMÜLLER (1619-1684) Dixit Dominus
Gli Scarlatti/Jochen Arnold rec. 2001-11 CARUS [JV] A
nice survey of Hammerschmidt's oeuvre.
KATS-CHERNIN (b.1957) Blue Silence: Complete
Works for String Quartet - Acacia Qt rec. 2011/12 VEXATIONS
[Byz] Communicating Kats-Chernin’s music
with a goodly amount of panache.
KISSINE (b. 1953) Between Two Waves - Gidon Kremer (violin)
Daniil Grishin (viola) Giedre Dirvanauskaite (violoncello)
Andrius Zlabys (piano) Andrei Pushkarev (percussion) Kremerata
Baltica/Roman Kofman (conductor) rec. 2011 ECM NEW SERIES
[DC] Haunting and atmospheric.
MARX (1882-1964) Rhapsodie Erich KORNGOLD (1897-1957)
Suite - New York Piano Qt rec. 2012 URLICHT AUDIOVISUAL
[MC] These attractive late-Romantic
scores are certainly worth hearing but deserve to be recorded with
much improved playing and more satisfactory sonics.
SCHUBERT (1797-1828) Piano Sonatas 13 & 21 -
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) rec. 1956-1972 PRAGA DIGITALS
[BW] Richter’s Schubert has
its fervent admirers but I’m not among them.
STRAUSS (1864-1949) Die schweigsame Frau
Franz Hawlata, Julia Bauer, Chor des Oper Chemnitz/Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie/Frank
Beermann rec. 2012 CPO [RMo] Unless
modern sound is essential to you, there is little reason to opt
for this new recording if you want to hear this late flowering of
Strauss’s theatrical genius.
touch to kiss to die Songs by Purcell, Matteis &
Dowland - Valer Barna-Sabadus (alto) Pavel Serbin (cello, viola
da gamba) Axel Wolf (lute) Olga Watts (harpsichord) rec. 2012 OEHMS
[JV] A highly compelling recital of
gems from 17th-century England.
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