Tango Under the Stars, Blu-ray (2016)
A wonderful evening of tango-related works in the Hollywood Bowl. Tango Under the Stars, Blu-ray (2016) Performers: Gustavo Dudamel and the Hollywood Bowl Orch./ Angel Romero, guitar/Lalo Schifrin/ Tango Buenos Aires Dancers/ Seth Asarnow, bandoneon Director: Michael Beyer Studio: C Major (Distr. by Naxos) [3/24/17] Program: LALO SCHIFRIN: Concerto for Guitar and Orch. No. 2; […]
TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker – complete ballet transcribed for piano – Stewart Goodyear – Steinway & Sons
An outstanding transcription for piano of a most beloved ballet score – it’ll have you dancing! PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker – complete ballet transcribed for piano – performed by Stewart Goodyear – Steinway & Sons multichannel SACD 30040, 82:21 [10/9/15] *****: Few people are neutral on the subject of Christmas: most either love it […]
Bruce Hungerford: The Last Recital = MOZART: Sonata in A Major; March in C Major; SCHUBERT: Waltzes and Laendler; Impromptu in A-flat Major; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 5 in c minor; Piano Sonata No. 32 in c minor; BACH (arr. Hess): Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bruce Hungerford, piano – KASP (2 CDs)
KASP issues a marvelous tribute to Bruce Hungerford: his last solo recital.
SUK: About Mother – Suite; CHAUSSON: Four Dances; REGER: From My Diary – Paul Orgel, piano – MSR
Orgel delivers a perfect disc for the keyboard collector of new and often challenging works.
SCHULHOFF: Suite Dansante en jazz; 11 Inventions; Sonata No. 3; Partita for Clavier – Michal Tal, p. – Centaur
The “Lost Generation” composer Edwin Schulhoff finds conscientious readings of his piano music from Israeli artist Michal Tal.
SCHUBERT: Sonata in D, D 850; 16 Landler, D 734; 3 Piano Pieces, D 946 – Bela Hartmann, piano – Meridian
Great Schubert playing, okay sound—your choice.
J. GADE: Waltzes, Tangos, and Cinema Music – Christian Westergaard, piano – DaCapo
Christian Westergaard explores the dance and film-score legacy of Jacob Gade, whose Tango Jalousie has long rendered him a singular success.