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“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.


BACH: Mass in b – Soloists/ Arcangelo/ Jonathan Cohen – Hyperion (2 CDs) BACH: Mass in b – Soloists/ Arcangelo/ Jonathan Cohen – Hyperion (2 CDs)
Published on March 11, 2015

A wonderful performance, easily one of the best on the market.


JACK GALLAGHER: Symphony No. 2, “Ascendant”; Quiet Reflections – London Sym. Orch./ Jo Ann Falletta – Naxos JACK GALLAGHER: Symphony No. 2, “Ascendant”; Quiet Reflections – London Sym. Orch./ Jo Ann Falletta – Naxos
Published on March 11, 2015

Jack Gallagher’s series continues with this monumental and splendid Second Symphony.


Russian Recital by Jorge Federico Osorio = Music of PROKOFIEV, SHOSTAKOVICH, MUSSORGSKY – Cedille Russian Recital by Jorge Federico Osorio = Music of PROKOFIEV, SHOSTAKOVICH, MUSSORGSKY – Cedille
Published on March 09, 2015

The marvelous Mexican virtuoso Osorio explores the Russians, but we wonder if the Mussorgsky required another grand champion.




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