A rich visit into the choral music of Medieval Music of England.
WEINBERG: Suite for Orchestra; Symphony No. 17, ‘Memory’ – Siberian State Sym. Orch./Vladimir Lande – Naxos
A great addition to an important series. MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG: Suite for Orchestra; Symphony No. 17, ‘Memory’ – Siberian State Sym. Orch./Vladimir Lande – Naxos 8.573565, 64:49 (10/14/16) ****: I think it is a very good thing that the music of Polish composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg is now getting a fair amount of attention thanks to the […]
Just sit back and enjoy this wonderful ensemble and learn something. “Hawniyaz” – Kayhan Kalhour, kamancheh/Aynur, chant/Cemil Qoçgirî, tenbûr/Salman Gambarov, p. – Harmonia mundi, 57:31 [Distr. by PIAS] (8/12/16), ***1/2: Upon first seeing this album I honestly had no idea what I was in for. I have heard very little of contemporary classical music come […]
Another recording that strikes one as the genuine spiritual article.
TIKEY ZES: The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom – Cappella Romana/ Alexander Lingas – Cappella Romana
An important, and no doubt controversial, recording of the highest quality.
“Panagia – Orthodox Hymns to the Mother of God” – Archangel Voices/ Vladimir Morosan – Archangel Voices
Yet another recording from the superb Archangel Voices, pioneers in the presentation of Orthodox Chant in English.
Conductus 1: Music & Poetry from Thirteenth Century France – John Potter, Christopher O’Gorman, Rogers Covey-Crump, tenors – Hyperion
A release exploring the hidden byways of a two century period at the beginnings of polyphony.
GDC continues what is becoming an expected high standard of excellence.
The first release from Decca of this kind of music in a long, long time. Here’s to more!