Shall be Well
Exultate Singers/David Ogden rec. 2011
NAXOS 8.572760 [61:11] [JQ]
very good choir in an enterprising programme.
Bohemia and Beyond VI Christoph
SCHIMPKE (1725-1789) Sinfonia in F [21:54] Leopold
Florian GASSMANN (1729-1774) Symphony in C minor [23:33]
Symphony in F major [26:22]
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra/Petr Chromcák rec. 2012
ALTO ALC 1201 [72:03][JW]
lilting lyricism … well worth a listen.
Adrian Boult: from Bach to Wagner
London PO, Philharmonia O, New Philh O, London SO
EMI CLASSICS 6356572 [11CDs: c.12:30:00] [ST]
our understanding of Boult’s conducting vision. I doubt you’ll
Works for Cello and Piano Vol. 1 by Parry, Delius, Foulds
Paul Watkins (cello) Huw Watkins (piano) rec. 2012
CHANDOS CHAN10741 [69:58] [MC]
of British chamber music will want to own this release.
Celibidache In Rehearsal and Performance
Munich PO, Stuttgart RSO rec. 1965/1982
205 9118 [5 DVDs] [JW]
will find much to interest them.
OF THE MONTH British
Charles Villiers STANFORD (1852-1924)
Clarinet Concerto Gerald FINZI (1901-1956)
Clarinet Concerto Malcolm ARNOLD (1921-2006)
Clarinet Concerto 2
BBC SO/Michael Collins (clarinet) rec. 2012
CHANDOS CHAN10739 [65:45] [NB]
finest recording to date and one of the finest concerto discs of the
for Male Voices and Orchestra Works
Schubert, Sibelius, R
Strauss & Wagner
Lund Student Singers Malmö Opera O/Alberto Hold-Garrido rec. 2011
8.572871 [61.54] [PCG]
mixed bag, some superb things here, a real treat in store.
Music and Cold War Musicians in the GDR A film by
this story is worth telling - and it surely is - then isn’t it
worth taking more time to tell it properly?
Flute Music Erwin
Sonata [11:11] Jindrich
FELD (1925-2007) Sonata [17:16] Bohuslav
MARTINU (1890-1959) Sonata No.1 [18:27] Antonín
Sonatina in G (originally for violin and piano) [18:25]
Jeffrey Khaner (flute), Charles Abramovic (piano) rec.1999
AVIE AV2219 [65:15] [SA]
disc that all can enjoy.
Eames and Pol Plançon
Emma Eames (soprano); Pol Plançon (bass) rec.1903 – 1911. ADD
NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI7860 [71:10] [RMo]
canto rules, with the emphasis upon Gallic and Mozartean restraint.
Somero (piano) rec. 2012. DDD
FINNCONCERT FCRCD 9745 [75:11] [Byz]
generously proportioned CD of widely appealing music well played by
Somero and very professionally recorded.
Town Hall Organ - Philharmonie Duisburg Music by Franck, Holst
Roland Maria Stangier (organ) rec. 2010
ACOUSENCE RECORDS ACO-CD 10710 [77:54] [HP-R]
organ is the real star of this recording.
Ferrier When the voice finds wings to fly rec. 1946-52
233590 [10 CDs: 9:40:00] [CF]
voice ‘says’ it all.
Flagstad Edition: The Decca Recitals
DECCA 4783930 [10 CDs: 624:43] [EM-L]
wonderful set with some glorious performances.
Art of Nance Grant rec. 1970s/1980s
MELBA RECORDINGS MR301135-36 [56.42 + 78.07] [RJF]
Australians did not export all their very best voices to Europe. Here
is one who could have become a really big name on another continent,
but preferred to stay nearer home and family.
Love Cantatas Works by Bononcini, Lotti, Mancini, D Scarlatti
Silvia Vajente (soprano) Epoca Barocca rec. 2007/8
CPO 777 583-2 [73:00] [JV]
highly enjoyable release.
Legacy of Mahler Songs by Mahler, Berg, Britten, Schoenberg
Räisänen (mezzo) Marita Viitasalo (piano) rec. 2011
ONDINE ODE 1208-2 [53:15] [MC]
is very talented and I would like to hear her in an acoustic more flattering
to her voice.
de Lucia (tenor) Celestina Boninsegna (soprano); Josefina Huguet (soprano);
Antonio Pini-Corsi (baritone); Maria Galvany (soprano) rec. 1902 – 1909.
NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI 7911 [78:00] [RMo]
good and representative a sample of De Lucia’s art as any collector
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