Monthly Archive: November 2018
A gorgeous album in typically gorgeous 2L sound.
Guitarist Metheny’s impressive debut album gets an excellent 180-gram vinyl upgrade.
A novel approach to showcase Portland jazz talent…
This band brings out the lyricism and stylish symmetry of Tadd Dameron’s writing.
Elegant and passionate Tchaikovsky chamber music from the Meccore String Quartet and gifted guests.
Sir Thomas Beecham, Vol. 1 = Symphonic Works by GRIEG; BRAHMS; BERLIOZ – Symphony of the Air – Yves St-Laurent Studio
The Toscanini Memorial as led by Sir Thomas Beecham returns to us with blazing intensity and passionate fervor.
A new vinyl reissue of the 1986 Nutcracker Soundtrack is worthy of this historic ballet.
Todd Crow pays distinctive and sensitive homage to Chopin’s most ambitious form devoted to the music of his native Poland.
An abundance of piano trio excellence topped by dazzling flute playing on a session which balances Latin, Middle Eastern and mainstream jazz idioms.
1968…a monumental year for the country, and even more so for Stax Records…
A dramatic presentation of unknown religious arias that carry the operatic traditions of high baroque opera.
Steven Isserlis Plays Chopin, Schubert, Franchomme – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Denes Varjon, piano – Hyperion
A combination of scholarly authenticity and persuasive passions, this Isserlis recital of Chopin and Schubert testifies to a labor of love.
Legendary guitarist and double bassist shine on double vinyl live performance.
A modern Requiem that excites and stimulates
Marcelle Meyer, presented on The Music Treasury, the distinguished pianist from the 1900s
The first look back at this year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Fest… Von Schwekiert’s latest Ultra 9 Speaker!
In their debut recording, this series of unfamiliar Liszt thoughts and imaginative fragments will long fascinate the Liszt connoisseur.
Evocative and often gripping music from Austrailia
“A reference standard on baroque violin, sublimely balanced; free of gimmicks and histrionics.”
Changes: environmental, social, political and musical.
Brass Roots: Music for Percussion, Harp, and Piano – The Los Angeles Brass Quintet and Percussion Ensemble – Crystal Records
A stand out disc of brass and percussion
Martyn Brabbins and his selected principals delivers a powerfully mounted Sea Symphony by Vaughan Williams.