Antonín DVOŘÁK (1841-1904)
Symphony No. 9; Carnival Overture -
RSO Stuttgart des SWR/Sir Roger Norrington
rec. 2008 SWR MUSIC SWR19515CD [52:56] [MG]
Norrington’sunusually cool reading illuminates Dvořák’s skill in the scoring and dovetailing of melodies.
César FRANCK (1822-1890)
& Johannes BRAHMS (1833-97) Violin Sonatas -
Fumiaki Miura (violin),
Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano) rec. 2017-18 AVEX CLASSICS AVCL25991 [56:02]
This is the duo’s debut album, and I sincerely hope it will be the start of many recording collaborations.
Sir Charles Villiers STANFORD
(1852-1924) Overture in the style of a tragedy, Verdun, Fairy Day, A Song of Agincourt
Ulster O/Howard Shelley rec. 2018 HYPERION CDA68283 [65:32]
Excellent performances of long-neglected but worthwhile music by Stanford.
Ronald STEVENSON (1928-2015)
Piano works Vol. 2
- Kenneth Hamilton (piano) PRIMA FACIEPFCD107 [73:55]
[JF] Wonderful performances.
Andrade, Jeanne Gautier (violin)Legendary French Violinists - Leipzig Gewandhaus
O/Franz Konwitschny, SW German Radio O, O
Reichssenders Frankfurt/Hans Rosbaud rec.
1937-1959 MELOCLASSIC MC2038 [74:43]
[JW] Admirers will want to add this disc to their shelves.
Ars longaElizabeth Kenny (theorbo) rec.
2018 LINN CKD603 [75:34] [GPu]
This conclusively affirmsboth the quality of the best music written for the theorbo in the seventeenth century and the instrument’s modern potential.
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