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Carlo Bergonzi, tenor
13 July 1924 – 25 July 2014
Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Schübler
& Leipzig Chorales - Kåre Nordstoga
(organ) rec. 2012 LAWO CLASSICS [DC] Gorgeous
and spacious, but more immersion than involvement.
van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Overtures
- O des Concerts Lamoureux/Igor Markevitch rec.
1958 ISTITUTO DISCOGRAFICO ITALIANO [SV] Fleet, linear, lean and generally crisp.
JANÁČEK (1854-1928) Complete Works for Piano - Martino Tirimo (piano) rec. 2003 HERITAGE [JWh] A lovely set.
MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) Complete works for
piano and orchestra - Oleg Marshev,
Anne Mette Stæhr (piano) South Denmark PO/David
Porcelijn rec. 2011-2012 DANACORD [RB] Apportioned
across a couple of evenings you will find much
to enjoy as you discover works that in the majority
of cases you may not have heard before.
Landgrave of Hesse (1572-1632) Sacred and Secular
Works - Weser-Renaissance Bremen/Manfred
Cordes rec. 2010 CPO [JV] Idiomatic
and compelling interpretations of compositions
by a German 'uomo universale'
of the late Renaissance.
Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873–1943) The Complete Preludes -
Peter Katin (piano)
rec. 1971 SOMM [JQ] A welcome tribute to a highly distinguished pianist.
ROPARTZ (1864-1955) Complete Sonatas Vol.
1 - Nicolas Dautricourt (violin) Juliette
Hurel (flute) Raphaël Pidoux (cello) François
Kerdoncuff (piano) rec. 2012-2013 TIMPANI [SG] A
splendid case is made for these works.
SCHUBERT (1797–1828) - Violin
Sonatas, Rondo for violin and strings - Sara
Trickey (violin) Daniel Tong (piano) Callino
Qt rec. 2013 CHAMPS HILL RECORDS [CF] The music
on this CD makes for seventy minutes of sheer
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