Monthly Archive: March 2019
JoAnn Falletta’s stellar rendering of Respighi’s defining trilogy!
Large ensemble jazz with family, violence, and religious themes.
Top-Flight Vinyl Re-Issue of early Cab Calloway album, from Pure Pleasure!
The follow-up to the acclaimed The Roc featuring a unique ensemble and exquisite musical direction by the Norwegian composer and tubaist.
The French conductor Roger Désormière is featured on this week’s episode of The Music Treasury. Hosted by Dr Gary Lemco, the show will feature works by Campra, Saint-Saens, Durufle, Delalande, Debussy, and Bartok. The show airs from 19:00 to 21:00 from Stanford University’s KZSU, with concurrent streaming: ulive.stanford.edu Roger Désormière, Conductor, Part I Désormière was born in Vichy […]
An examination of Dizzy Gillespie’s far-reaching impact on Latin jazz.
Ric Mancuso Speed Dates Three Bookshelf Loudspeakers!
The prestigious Delphi Trio presents Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary Piano Trios
Double bassist releases an elegant album of jazz standards.
The always interesting Michael Tippitt and a premier recording
Highlights from Sir John Barbirolli conducting NY Phil!
A superb renovation of Beecham’s rendering of Requiem by Berlioz
The latest installment by the house pianist of Eudora records, one of the finest audiophile labels in the world.
Iconic singer releases a dynamic long-lost live album.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2; Triple Concerto – Bernard Haitink w Maria Joao Pire/ Lars Vogt/ Gordan Nikolitch/ Tim Hugh – LSO
Beethoven’s Concertos — No. 2 and the Triple Concerto — come alive with Haitink and LSO Live
A look into what made soul jazz so appealing!
Duo Album Review — Two very different sides to pianist Wayne Horvitz.
Harpsichord Delights! Quartet Chamber Setting, Richly Embellished!
What a fine sounding disc from the always reliable 2L label. Lux is a collection of three compositions.
Sidney Foster – a major pianist of his generation
Van Cliburn Competition Gold Medalist Vadym Kholodenko shines on these piano concertos!
“Into the Fire – Live at Wigmore Hall” – Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano/ Brentano String Quartet – Erato/Warner
An outstanding Wigmore outing.