Audiophile Audition Archive
A major new talent to follow in orchestral jazz…
TCHAIKOVSKY: “Pathetique” Symphony; Francesca da Rimini – Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 “Pathetique”; Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 – Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio PASC 550, 72:16 [www.pristineclassical.com] ****: If memory serves, Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951) made only one commercial recording of the Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor (1930), on shellac discs (RCA M […]
This week, The Music Treasury will spotlight the extraordinary career of Hungarian violinist Tibor Varga. His multi-faceted career includes: a concertizing soloist; a strong champion of 20th century works by Bartok, Berg, Webern, Schoenberg; founding of a music school of distinction, with a long list of stellar graduates; formation of orchestral ensembles, festivals, and violin competitions; […]
Perhaps the finest solo bass recording produced on Manfred Eicher’s ECM label which invented the genre a generation ago.
Bristling avant-garde music with an original tonal palette by New York the reed player and his sparkling rhythm mates.
Exciting live duel piano jazz concert celebrates Monk and all things North Carolina~
From Iceland — Contemporary soundscapes, best experienced on a multichannel system or headphones
2018 — Best of Classical Releases!
Celebrating Piazzolla — This was a remarkably well-done album… Bravo!
Isserlis and Cello step forward with by works three Russian composers…
Finally, a credible setting of “Hamlet” as an opera by Brett Dean…!
A great presentation by Craig Morris’ trumpet solo of works by Glass…
Vyascheslav Gryaznov shines in his arrangments for piano!
Gifted pianist soars on an approachable jazz album!
Toscanini conducts Contemporary Russian Music = Works by PROKOFIEV; SHOSTAKOVICH; KABALEVSKY – NBC Symphony Orchestra – Pristine Audio
Toscanini reviews Russian Composers in the re-release of historic recordings!
An interesting debut release of a promising talent!
Veteran organist/trumpeter revisits free jazz with stellar results!
Jazz pianists offers an original vision of The Great American Songbook!
Berlioz shines in these outstanding historic recordings from the 1930s!
Greg Murphy Trio – Bright Idea should please traditional and contemporary jazz fans!
A release filled with undaunted spirit and a warm abundant sound
Veteran jazz trio has not lost their deft touch!