“Song of Songs” = DAVID LANG: Just; LUCIANO BERIO: Naturale; BETTY OLIVERO: En la mar hai una torre – Trio Mediaeval & others – Contemporary Music Society
“Song of Songs” = DAVID LANG: Just; LUCIANO BERIO: Naturale; BETTY OLIVERO: En la mar hai una torre – Trio Mediaeval/Garth Knox, viola/Agnes Vesterman, cello/Sylvain Lemetre, perc./Cliona Doris, harp – Louth Contemporary Music Society LCMS 1502 [Distr. by Allegro], 45:18, (10/02/15) ****: The Louth (Ireland) Contemporary Music Society has a growing reputation as one of […]
Dr. Chesky’s Sensational Fantastic and Simply Amazing Binaural Sound Show! [TrackList follows] – Chesky hi-res download
My first audition of the new Chesky binaural series and I want to hear more.
MISSY MAZZOLI: Song from the Uproar – The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt – Abigail Fischer, mezzo-sop./ NOW Ensemble/ Steven Osgood – New Amsterdam
This got rave reviews at the premiere—was the fuss really justified?
An unusual mix of musical genres with some inspired instrumentals, backed by a symphony orchestra.
West African music and instruments mixed with Delta blues.
One of the best foreign films of the year; artfully mixes comedy and tragedy.
RONN YEDIDIA: Impromptu; Nocturne; World Dance; Poéme; Concertino; Farewell, Nathaniel – Soloists – Naxos
A delightful set of chamber works with strong ethnic influences.
The cultural eclecticism works but not quite overall.