Cantatas - Vol. 44 Rachel Nicholls (soprano), Robin Blaze (alto),
Gerd Türk (tenor), Peter Kooy (bass) Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki
Suzuki rec. 2008 BIS
of Bach Collegium Japan's Bach cantata project will not hesitate to
add this disc to their collection, but sceptics won't change their mind.
van BEETHOVENCello Sonatas, Mozart & Handel Variations Ludwig
Hoelscher (cello) Elly Ney (piano) rec. 1957 FORGOTTEN RECORDS
applaud the return of these performances to the catalogue in this way
in unproblematic transfers.
CILEAAdriana Lecouvreur Micaela Carosi (soprano) Marcelo
Álvarez (tenor) Ch & O Teatro Regio Torino/Renato Palumbo
rec. live, 2009 DYNAMIC
to be heard for Alvarez but the Levine is more melodious and fascinating.
DUROSOIRLe Balcon, Idylle, Piano
Trio, Trilogie Ensemble Sequenza 9.3; Diotima Qt, Aquilon
Qnt, Trio Hoboken rec. 2005/10 ALPHA
continue their almost single-handed, entirely justified attempt to bring
Durosoir’s brilliant music to long overdue public attention.
GRANDIVespro della Beata Vergine Deborah York
(soprano) Daniel Taylor (alto) Ed Lyon (tenor) Peter Harvey (bass) Gachinger-Kantorei
Stuttgart, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart/Matthew Halls rec. live, 2010
disc charmed me far more than I could have imagined.
is Believing, Motion, By All Means, Step Team Thomas Gould
(electric violin) Aurora O/Nicholas Collon rec. 2010 DECCA
fine, but to what exactly are we connecting?
Live 2010 - 10 Year Anniversary Album rec. 2009/10 MSR CLASSICS
certain lumbering quality inherent but fine playing, bold and confident.
OF THE MONTH Kaleidoscope
Maria Forsström (contralto) Andreas Edlund (harpsichord) Matti
Hirvonen (piano) rec. 2010/1 MUSICA REDIVIVA
varied and fascinating and superbly executed disc.
Wind SerenadesAntonin DVOŘÁKSerenade
Felix MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY Overture Wilhelm
Emilius HARTMANN Serenade Consortium Classicum rec.
programme of thoroughly enjoyable music.
OF THE MONTH That’s
A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical Kim Criswell, Matthew Ford,
Seth MacFarlane, Curtis Stigers, Maida Vale Singers, The John Wilson
O/John Wilson rec. 2011 EMI CLASSICS
of those spectacular MGM musicals shouldn’t hesitate.
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