Monthly Archive: April 2019
A wide-spanning musical narrative about a Civil Rights hero.
The Music Treasury this week presents the works of pianist Jeanne-Marie Darré. Darré was recognized early for piano kills, and was performing widely in her teens. There are also early recordings of her works, from the 1920s. The show airs from 19:00 to 21:00 PDT from Stanford’s KZSU, with streaming at kzsu.stanford.edu. Dr Gary Lemco […]
SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartets, Piano Quintet – Artemis String Quartet with Elisabeth Leonskaja: – Erato
Far-reaching chamber music…
A sweeping 11 CD retrospective!
Chord-less jazz with the focus on two horns and a rhythm section.
Social and political commentary via instrumental jazz.
Carla Bley tribute that is stylish, complex and luminous.
Pristine Audio continues with the Koussevitzky restorations…!
Greg Reitan and the trio continue to dazzle taking their artistry from a variety of eclectic sources
Rousset — a rich presentation of Frescobaldi
A restoration of Franz Liszt’s unfinished Opera…
Covering all the basses…
Conductor Dutoit is the highlight this week…
A different sort of Scandinavian jazz with influences from the Beach Boys to Edgard Varèse.
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1; KALINNIKOV: Symphony No. 1 – Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra/ Fabien Sevitzky – Pristine Audio
Another top-flight Pristine restoration, of conductor Sevitzky
Long-form expressive, abstract music from a forward-veering trio.
Swinging vibes point travelers to Groove City.
Innovative 70’s guitarist reinvents his instrument on classic jazz fusion album.
Stellar—Justen’s compositions and performance are first rate
A rich collection of Classical and Romantic piano works by Jorge Bolet, pianist extraordinaire! Classical Music Review by Gary Lemco, Audiophile Audition.
Heifetz… a legend in his own time…
Middle Eastern-influenced jazz with a melodic center.