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Tuesday March 16th
René de BOISDEFFRE (1838-1906) Songs Vol. 1
Dominika Paczkowska-Gajdzis (mezzo-soprano); Jakub Tchorzewski (piano) rec. 2019 ACTE PREALABLE AP0481 [65:51]
Two fine artists bring considerable pleasure to lovers of French romantic music.
(1824-1896) Symphony No. 7
Vienna PO/Bernard Haitink rec. 2019 WIENER PHILHARMONIKER WPH-L-BH-2020 [71:30]
Typical of the glorious Indian summer
of Haitink’s career.
George Frideric HANDEL (1685–1759) Sacred Works
rec. 1961-2009 HÄNSSLER CLASSIC HC20049 [10 CDs + 1 DVD: 688:23]
Some hits and several misses combined with fairly poor documentation, is reasonable value for the price.
Vasilije MOKRANJAC (1923-1984) Piano Works
Vladimir Gligoric (piano) rec. 2017 CPO 555 221-2 [59:48]
No real need for caution unless you fear that this might not be thorny enough.
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Mozartiana Michael Tsalka (tangent piano, pantalon) rec. 2018 GRAND PIANO GP849 [73:47]
Of particular interest for the use of historical keyboard instruments.
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) Symphony No. 5 Nikolai MYASKOVSKY (1881-1950) Symphony No. 21
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko rec. 2018 LAWO CLASSICS LWC1207 [62:34] [MC]
Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828) Winterreise Roderick Williams (baritone)
Iain Burnside (piano) rec. 2020 CHANDOS CHAN20163 [71:45]
Immaculate singing and playing in this moving Winter Journey.
Thomas SIMAKU (b. 1958) con-ri-sonanza Joseph Houston (piano), Quatuor Diotima rec. 2019 BIS BIS-2449 SACD [81:15] [HC]
A varied, well-filled release.
Works by Faure, Poulenc, Debussy, Stravinsky & Ravel Paul Lewis, Steven Osborne (piano) rec. 2020 HYPERION CDA68329 [68:28]
An outstanding recital of richly entertaining music.
Gabriella Lengyel (violin) Jenő Hubay’s last pupilrec. 1951-1972
RHINE CLASSICS RH-018 [9 CDs: 685:05]
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