Albert Markov, Vol. 1 – The Melodiya Recordings, 1956-1963 = Works for Violin by PAGANINI; KREISLER, CORELLI, FALLA and more – DOREMI
Albert Markov’s stellar rendering of classics of the violin literature… Paganini, Kreisler, Brahms, Khatchturian…
George Li Live = HAYDN: Piano Sonata in B Minor; CHOPIN: Piano Sonata No. 2; RACHMANINOV: Variations on a Theme of Corelli; LISZT: Consolation No. 3, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 – George Li – Warner Classics
George Li Live at the Mariinsky = HAYDN: Piano Sonata in B Minor, Hob.XVI:32; CHOPIN: Piano Sonata No. 2 in b-flat minor, Op. 35; RACHMANINOV: Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42; LISZT: Consolation No. 3 in D-flat Major; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in c-sharp minor – George Li – Warner Classics 0190295812942 68:56 […]
RACHMANINOV: Piano Sonata No. 1 in d minor; 3 Etudes-Tableaux; 4 Songs; Variations on a Theme of Corelli – Sandro Russo, p. – Steinway & Sons
Sandro Russo pays homage to the continuity of style and mood in early and late works of Sergei Rachmaninov. RACHMANINOV: Solo Piano Works = Piano Sonata No. 1 in d minor, Op. 28; 3 Etudes-Tableaux; 4 Songs (arr. E. Wild); Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42 – Sandro Russo, piano – Steinway & […]
BUXTEHUDE: Trio Sonatas; manuscripts d’Uppsala – La Reveuse – Mirare
BUXTEHUDE: Trio Sonatas; manuscripts d’Uppsala – La Reveuse – Mirare 303, 69:25 (4/14/17) *****: (Stephan Dudermil – violin/ Florence Bolton – viola da gamba/ Benjamin Perrot – theorbo/ Emily Audouin – gamba/ Carsten Lohff – harpsichord/ Sebstien Wonner – organ) Unpublished trio sonatas of Buxtehude played with passion and precision. The legend is familiar. A […]
RACHMANINOV: Variations on a Theme of Chopin; Variations on Theme of Corelli – Marianna Prjevalskaya, p. – Fanfare Cincinnati
Strong virtuosity and intelligent virtuosity mark pianist Prjevalskaya’s sojourn into Rachmaninov variations. RACHMANINOV: Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op. 22; Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42 – Marianna Prjevalskaya, p. – Fanfare Cincinnati FC-008, 51:30 (6/10/16) [Distr. by Naxos] *****: Marianna Prjevalskaya (b. 1982), gold medal winner of the 2013 Cincinnati World […]
“The Return” = Preludes of RACHMANINOFF, Works of BABAJANIAN – Raffi Besalyan, p. – Sono Luminus CD & audio-only Blu-ray
Riveting sound and brilliant performances add up to a most desirable set. “The Return” = RACHMANINOFF: Prelude Op. 3, No. 2 in C sharp minor; Prelude Op. 23, No. 5 in G minor; Prelude Op. 23, No. 6 in E flat major; Prelude Op. 23, No. 7 in C minor; Prelude Op. 23, No. 5 […]
MEDTNER: Skazki; Sonata in B-flat Minor, “Sonata Romantica”; RACHMANINOV: Variations on a Theme by Corelli; Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor – Stephen Osborne, p. – Hyperion
Virtuosic and nostalgically sensitive performances of the Medtner and Rachmaninoff.
CORELLI: Opus 1 and 3 Church Sonatas [TrackList follows] = The Avison Ensemble – Linn
Warm and detailed surround sound; but could be a more exciting interpretation.
GEORG MUFFAT: Armonico Tributo; Florilegium Primum – Ars Antiqua Austria/ Gunar Letzbor – Pan Classics (2 CDs)
Muffat’s music is music worth hearing, and a familiarity with this French Baroque composer has many rewards.
Ossy Renardy: The Complete Columbia Recordings — Music of CORELLI, PLATTI, HANDEL, SCHUBERT, PAGANINI, BURMESTER, VECSEY & SARASATE – Ossy Renardy, violin/ Walter Robert and Leo Taubman, p. – Pristine Audio
The assembled Columbia Recordings by Ossy Renardy from 1938-1939 reveal a fine-tuned artist of heightened sensitivity and burnished style.
RACHMANINOFF: Sonata No. 2 in B Flat Minor (First Version); 5 Morceaux de Fantasie; Variations on a Theme of Corelli – Alessando Mazzamuto, piano – Arts
A fiery performance of 3 Rachmaninoff piano works in hi-res surround.
“Bach and Before” – Works of PEZEL, BACH, PRAETORIOUS, GESUALDO, CORELLI, FUX, Etc. – New York Brass Quintet Vol. 1 (from LPs) – Mentor Music
An interesting reissue of brass music from some earlier LPs.
BACH: Frühe Orgel Werke (Early Bach Organ Works) – Harald Vogel, organ – MD&G
Despite some niggles about the playing, I can recommend this disc as a fine survey of early Bach on the organ.
CORELLI: Twelve Violin Sonatas, Op. 5 – Trio Corelli – Bridge (2 discs) “Affettuso” = Works of SCHUBERT-PIANI, GEMINIANI & HANDEL – trio w/ Emilio Percan, v. – Onyx
Music by Corelli and his followers, including a real find: Giovanni Antonio Piani.
RACHMANINOFF: Preludes and Elégie; Variations on Theme by Corelli – Vassily Primakov, p. – Bridge
A disc worth exploring no matter how many recordings of Rachmaninoff’s famed Preludes you may have in your collection.
Le Concert Spirituel au temps de Louis XV = CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in D; TELEMANN: Two Suites; Concerto; RAMEAU: Les indes galantes (symphonies) – Soloists/Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall – Alia Vox
Another Savall winner, though the concept behind it is a little weak.
The Art of the Violin = CORELLI: Violin Sonatas, Op. 5 (complete); VIVALDI: Concert for the Prince of Poland; REBEL: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1, 3-9; MOZART: Violin Concertos 3-5, K. 216, 218, 219 – Andrew Manze, violin and conductor – Harmonia mundi (5 CDs)
Harmonia mundi continues its laudable practice of re-releasing fabulous recordings in boxed sets.