Johann Jacob FROBERGER (1616-1667)… avec discretion … - Anne Marie Dragosits (harpsichord) rec. 2015 DIVOX ANTIQUA CDX-71602 [63:31] [SSi] Enjoyable performances, marred by a rather poor recording.
Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809) The Seasons - Carolyn
Sampson (soprano) Wrocław Baroque O, Gabrieli Consort & Players/Paul
McCreesh rec. 2016 SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD480 [67:42 +
65:26] [DBi] A lovely performance and recording, in English, of Haydn's great oratorio.
Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828) The Piano Trios - Michael Korstick (piano) Thomas Irnberger (violin) David Geringas (cello) rec. 2016 GRAMOLA 99110 SACD [52:24 + 64:40] [DJB] Unlikely to displace your favourites.
Charles Villiers STANFORD (1852-1924) Complete Organ Works
Vol. 5 -
Daniel Cook (organ)
rec. 2016 PRIORYPRCD1174 [79:53] [JF]
The final installment of a monumental achievement.
Peter Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-93) Symphony No. 6,
Romeo & Juliet,
Capriccio Italien -
Vienna PO & Boston SO/Claudio Abbado,
London SO/Yuri Ahronovich,
Berlin PO/Ferdinand Leitner
rec. 1959-77 ELOQUENCE 482 6184 [65.31 + 80.53] [PCG] Prospective purchasers may well be attracted by the Abbado and
Leitner performances, but will need to look elsewhere for a Manfred.
Aztec DancesWorks by Bedford, Gregson, King, Rose & Runswick - Jill Kemp (recorder) Aleksander Szram (piano) rec. 2914 PRIMAFACIE PFCD052 [70:56] [DC] Superb performances and some fresh new angles on an ancient instrument.
Gems of Eastern Europe Works by Bartók, Lepianka, Prokofiev & Szymanowski - Piotr Tarcholik (violin) Monika Wilińska-Tarcholik (piano) rec. 2016 CD ACCORD ACD229-2 [47.20] [MW] An admirable recital of significant works.
Works by Debussy, Fauré,
Franck & Saint-Saëns - Cheng2 Duo
rec. 2016 AUDITE 97.698 [60:55] [DHu] A wonderful debut.
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