Harry Rabinowitz, conductor and composer
26 March, 1916 – 22 June, 2016
(1616-1678) Mass & Psalms - Ens Voces Suaves/Francesco
Saverio Pedrini; Adrien Pièce (organ) rec. 2015 CLAVES [JV] Good, straight performances with fine singing and playing.
(1857-1934) Violin Concerto Josef HAYDN (1732-1809)
Concerto for violin & piano - Igor Oistrakh (violin)
Natalia Zertsalova (keyboard) Moscow State Philharmonic SO/Valentin Zhuk rec. 1984/85 MELODIYA [RB] Delightful … a grand version of the Elgar that
will speak to music-lovers everywhere.
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Études d'exécution transcendante - Dinara Klinton (piano)
rec. 2015 GENUIN CLASSICS [RWe] Few
recent accounts of these works are as completely satisfying
Giacomo PUCCINI (1858-1924)
Turandot - Daniela Dessì, Massimo La Guardia, O & Ch Teatro Carlo Felice/Donato
Renzetti rec. 2012 DYNAMIC Blu-ray [MC]
Giuliano Montaldo’s staging provides satisfaction and succeeds
in bringing the characters convincingly to life.
Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908) Symphonies
1 & 3 - Berlin RSO/Gerard Schwarz rec.
2015 NAXOS [RMay]
Distinctive accounts that do much to rehabilitate the hitherto much maligned and little loved third symphony.
Pyotr Il'yich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Piano Concerto 2 Aram KHACHATURIAN (1903-1978)
Piano Concerto -
Xiayin Wang (piano), Royal Scottish Ntl O/Peter Oundjian
CHANDOS SACD [NB] An enjoyable disc
which further elevates the good opinions already
formed of Xiayin Wang's exceptional talent.
(1713-1786) Organ Concertos - Northern Sinfonia O/Gerald
Gifford (organ) CRD [PCG] Music
which is otherwise unavailable in performances that are excellent both
in manner and recording.
Great European Organs Vol. 100: The Organ of Liverpool Cathedral
- David Poulter (organ)
PRIORY [MR] Prexit: Priory get out of Europe with a major celebration of British greatness.
Pleasures and Treasures Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration rec. 1965-2012 SSAYDISC [RB]
Diverting and varied listening.
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