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van BEETHOVEN(1770-1827)Complete Violin
Sonatas Josef Suk (violin) Jan Panenka (piano)
rec. 1966/7 SUPRAPHON [JW] Valuable,
thoughtful and convincing … one of the most outstanding duos of
Anna Bonitatibus, Krešimir Špicer, Les Arts Florissants/William
Christie rec. 2011 OPUS ARTE
is the Cavalli DVD to own; it should also appeal to Monteverdi
DOVE(b. 1959)There Was a Child
Joan Rodgers (soprano) Toby Spence (tenor) CBSO Ch,Youth Ch, Children’s
Ch & O/Simon Halsey rec. 2011 SIGNUM [DMcC]Powerful
spiritual communication in this fabulous performance. I was very touched
by the music and the performance.
Violin Concerto 5 Piero Toso (violin) Orch di Padova e del
Veneto/Christian Joseph Saccon (violin) rec. 2007 WIDE CLASIQUE
and admiration are very evident.
Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Tito Gobbi, Ch & O of La Scala,
Milan/Victor de Sabata rec. 1953 PRISTINE AUDIO [JS]I
have had considerable pleasure from this re-mastering.
Maarten Koningsberger (baritone) Roger Braun (piano) rec. 2002 QUINTONE [GF]Koningsberger’s
is a perfectly valid reading, worth anyone’s money.
SHAPIRA(b.1973)The Old Man
and the Sea, Concierto Latino Ittai
Shapira (violin) Royal Liverpool PO/Neil Thomson, London Serenata/Krzysztof
Chorzelski rec. 2010-2012 CHAMPS HILL RECORDS [Byz]A
memorably orchestrated, romantic modern masterpiece, full of imagination,
passion and beautiful melody.
ULLMANN(1898-1944)The Complete Piano
Sonatas Jeanne Golan (piano) rec. 2011 STEINWAY AND SONS
plays this music so convincingly … Ullmann is a fascinating figure.
Vol. 3 Alessandra Marc (soprano) Seattle SO/Gerard
Schwarz rec. 1986-92 NAXOS [PCG]One
cannot help but feel that this could well have been left to gather dust.
InsomniaA Nocturnal Voyage in Song William Berger (baritone)
Iain Burnside (piano) rec. 2012 DELPHIAN [ST]Just
not to my taste.
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