ALDRIDGEElmer Gantry Keith Phares (baritone) Patricia Risley
(mezzo) Vale Rideout (tenor) Florentine Opera Ch, Milwaukee SO/William
Boggs rec. 2010 NAXOS
is much to enjoy here even if I suspect that this is not a work I will
wish to return to often.
Concertos 1-3, Clarinet Quartets 1-3 Emma Johnson, Henk de
Graaf (clarinet) English CO/Gerard Schwarz, Daniel String Qt rec. 2007
joie de vivre and cantabile mellifluousness.
DELIUSA Collection of Rare Historic Recordings Sir John Barbirolli,
Sir Eugène Goossens, Constant Lambert, Isobel Baillie & Heddle
Nash rec. 1929-55 DANACORD
Delians - are there any others? - will need to get this disc of Delius
FALVETTIIl diluvio universale Choeur de Chambre de Namur, Cappella
Mediterranea/Leonardo García-Alarcón rec. 2010 AMBRONAY
the addition of percussion dissuades me from labelling this disc "Recording
of the Month".
Works& Piano Music Marie-Catherine Girod, Jitka Čechová,
Ludmila Janowska (piano) Ingolf Turban (violin) Richard Jenkinson (cello)
Gabriella dall'Ollio (harp) rec. 1998 GUILD
post-war descent into relative oblivion is very puzzling.
SAINT-SAËNSOrgan Works - Vol.
2 Andrew-John Smith (organ) rec. 2009 HYPERION
authoritatively and with great enthusiasm; showing a lesser-known side
of this composer.
OF THE MONTH Jean
GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite 1 Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy
rec. 1947-51 PRISTINE
Lemminkainen Suite to remind us of Ormandy's Sibelian fire and of why
he was rated so highly by the composer himself.
Piano Concerto Sir Frederic Hymen COWEN Concertstück
Martin Roscoe (piano) BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins rec. 2010
important release for enthusiasts of British music and for those listeners
who specialise in romantic piano concertos.
OF THE MONTH In
the BeginningWorks by Jackson, Weelkes, Palestrina, Whitacre, Holst, Gombert,
Lukaszewski & Copland Ch Merton College, Oxford/Peter Philips,
Benjamin Nicholas rec. 2011 DELPHIAN
most auspicious debut on CD for the Merton College Choir.
Harty Johann Sebastian BACHOrchestral
Suite 2 Edouard LALO Symphonie espagnole Hector
BERLIOZ Le Carnaval romain Overture George
Frideric HANDEL Water Music Suite Leo Strockoff (violin)
Hallé O rec. 1922-24 HISTORIC RECORDINGS
commend this disc not least for the first ever restoration of the Lalo.
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