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CARL VOLLRATH: “Past Recollections – Music for Clarinet and Piano, Vol. 1” (TrackList follows) – Michael Norsworthy, clar./Yoko Hagino, p. – Navona CARL VOLLRATH: “Past Recollections – Music for Clarinet and Piano, Vol. 1” (TrackList follows) – Michael Norsworthy, clar./Yoko Hagino, p. – Navona
Published on March 18, 2015

Very pleasant works and some very fine playing make this worth investigating.


“Northern Lights” = Works of ERIKS ESENVALDS – Sally Pryce, harp/ Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/ Stephen Layton – Hyperion “Northern Lights” = Works of ERIKS ESENVALDS – Sally Pryce, harp/ Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/ Stephen Layton – Hyperion
Published on March 18, 2015

Lovely music that lacks only some needed tension for seasoning.


RAMEAU: Pieces du Clavecin (complete harpsichord works) – Mahan Esfahani, harpcd. – Hyperion (2 CDs) RAMEAU: Pieces du Clavecin (complete harpsichord works) – Mahan Esfahani, harpcd. – Hyperion (2 CDs)
Published on March 13, 2015

Esfahani throws his hat into the Rameau ring, with quite a lot of success.


HANDEL: Messiah – Lucy Crowe, sop./ Andrew Staples, alto/ Tim Mead, tenor/ Christopher Purves, bass/ Le Concert D’Astree/ Emmanuelle Haim – Erato (2 CDs) HANDEL: Messiah – Lucy Crowe, sop./ Andrew Staples, alto/ Tim Mead, tenor/ Christopher Purves, bass/ Le Concert D’Astree/ Emmanuelle Haim – Erato (2 CDs)
Published on March 11, 2015

Less than I had hoped for, but more than run-of-the-mill, with some glorious moments.




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