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Eric VLOEIMANS / Holland Baroque Society – Old, New and Blue – Channel Classics

Eric VLOEIMANS / Holland Baroque Society – Old, New and Blue – Channel Classics

Eric VLOEIMANS / Holland Baroque Society – Old, New and Blue – Channel Classics multichannel SACD 35613, 63:05 (12/10/13) *****: (Eric Vloeimans; trumpet/ Marc Constandse; bandeon/ Judith Steenbrink; violin and director) A spectacular collaboration between Dutch genre-hopping trumpeter and Holland’s leading early music ensemble. Dutch jazz has for a long time now distinguished itself from […]

BORTKIEWICZ: Lyrica Nova; Etude in D-flat Major; Nocturne; Esquisses de Crimee; Three Preludes; Piano Sonata No. 2
 – A. Soldano, p. – Divine Art

BORTKIEWICZ: Lyrica Nova; Etude in D-flat Major; Nocturne; Esquisses de Crimee; Three Preludes; Piano Sonata No. 2
 – A. Soldano, p. – Divine Art

The music of Bortkiewicz receives ardent and luxurious realization from pianist Soldano. BORTKIEWICZ: Lyrica Nova, Op. 59; Etude in D-flat Major; Nocturne from Op. 24; Esquisses de Crimee, Op. 8; Three Preludes; Piano Sonata No. 2 in c-sharp, Op. 60 – Alfonso Soldano, p. – Divine Art dda 25142, 69:31 (10/14/16) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: The […]

“Cesko” – Works of SCHULHOFF, & DVORAK – Ragazze Q. – Channel Classics

“Cesko” – Works of SCHULHOFF, & DVORAK – Ragazze Q. – Channel Classics

“Česko” = ERWIN SCHULHOFF: String Quartet No. 1; DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 13 in G Major, Op. 106; SCHULHOFF: Esquisses de jazz (arr. Leonard Evers) – Ragazze Quartet – Channel Classics multichannel SACD CCS SA 36815, 65:00 [Distr. Harmonia mundi] (5/15/15) ****: A very attractive program of Bohemian yin and yang. The “young Dutch/British” Ragzze […]

Audio News for March 3, 2015

PENTATONE Remastered Classics Series; M-GO to Provide Both DTS-HD Multi-channel Sound and DTS Headphone:X; Dolby Atmos Surround Appears in Two Entry-Level Android Tablets; IKEA Adds Qi Charging to Their Furniture; Pioneer Now a Subsidiary of Onkyo

LOVREGLIO: Concerto for sax quartet and orchestra (1938); Quatuor for saxophones (1934); Andante for sax quartet (1938) – Dynamic CDS 759, 56:29 –  Quartetto dei Sassofoni AccademiaAmstel Quartet – Amstel Tracks NOW! = BACH: Nun komm…; LAGO: Ciudades; BRAHMS: Poco Allegretto from Sym. No. 3; NYMAN: 3 Movements from String Quartet No. 2; MOZART: Adagio & Fugue K.546; Barber: Adagio for Strings; SWELLINCK: Chromatic Fantasy; RIVIER: Grade et Presto; Ravel: Pavane; TAN DUN: 3 mov’t – Amstel Quartet – Challenge

LOVREGLIO: Concerto for sax quartet and orchestra (1938); Quatuor for saxophones (1934); Andante for sax quartet (1938) – Dynamic CDS 759, 56:29 – Quartetto dei Sassofoni Accademia
Amstel Quartet – Amstel Tracks NOW! = BACH: Nun komm…; LAGO: Ciudades; BRAHMS: Poco Allegretto from Sym. No. 3; NYMAN: 3 Movements from String Quartet No. 2; MOZART: Adagio & Fugue K.546; Barber: Adagio for Strings; SWELLINCK: Chromatic Fantasy; RIVIER: Grade et Presto; Ravel: Pavane; TAN DUN: 3 mov’t – Amstel Quartet – Challenge

A pair of fun classical sax quartet CDs.

LOVREGLIO: Concerto for sax quartet and orchestra (1938); Quatuor for saxophones (1934); Andante for sax quartet (1938) – Dynamic CDS 759, 56:29 –  Quartetto dei Sassofoni AccademiaAmstel Quartet – Amstel Tracks NOW! = BACH: Nun komm…; LAGO: Ciudades; BRAHMS: Poco Allegretto from Sym. No. 3; NYMAN: 3 Movements from String Quartet No. 2; MOZART: Adagio & Fugue K.546; Barber: Adagio for Strings; SWELLINCK: Chromatic Fantasy; RIVIER: Grade et Presto; Ravel: Pavane; TAN DUN: 3 mov’t – Amstel Quartet – Challenge

LOVREGLIO: Concerto for sax quartet and orchestra (1938); Quatuor for saxophones (1934); Andante for sax quartet (1938) – Dynamic CDS 759, 56:29 – Quartetto dei Sassofoni AccademiaAmstel Quartet – Amstel Tracks NOW! = BACH: Nun komm…; LAGO: Ciudades; BRAHMS: Poco Allegretto from Sym. No. 3; NYMAN: 3 Movements from String Quartet No. 2; MOZART: Adagio & Fugue K.546; Barber: Adagio for Strings; SWELLINCK: Chromatic Fantasy; RIVIER: Grade et Presto; Ravel: Pavane; TAN DUN: 3 mov’t – Amstel Quartet – Challenge

A pair of fun classical sax quartet CDs.

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics “Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics
“Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

Two fine tango/Spanish albums with just strings – no bandoneon.

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics “Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

“Basso Bailando” – PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; ROTA: Divertimento Concertanto for double bass & orch.; FALLA: Seite Canciones Populares Espanolas – Rick Stotijn, doublebass/ Malin Broman, v./ Lavinia Meijer, harp/ Swedish Radio Sym. Orch. – Channel Classics “Oblivion” – SCHOENFIELD: Café Music; PIAZZOLLA: The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires; Oblivion; La Muerte del Angel; Libertango; TURINA: Circulo; ALBENIZ: Tango – Gelius Trio – Thorofon standard CD

Two fine tango/Spanish albums with just strings – no bandoneon.

“Mood Indigo – Symphonic Music of ERIK LOTICHIUS:”  Variations and Finale on “Mood Indigo” (Duke Ellington); Concerto No. 1 for piano and orch.; Four Songs on American Poetry; Ragtime for Orchestra – Sandro Ivo Bartoli, p. (Concerto)/ Miranda van Kralingen, sop. (Four Songs)/ St. Petersburg Academic Sym. Orch./ Vladimir Lande – Navona Records CD + DVD

“Mood Indigo – Symphonic Music of ERIK LOTICHIUS:” Variations and Finale on “Mood Indigo” (Duke Ellington); Concerto No. 1 for piano and orch.; Four Songs on American Poetry; Ragtime for Orchestra – Sandro Ivo Bartoli, p. (Concerto)/ Miranda van Kralingen, sop. (Four Songs)/ St. Petersburg Academic Sym. Orch./ Vladimir Lande – Navona Records CD + DVD

This Dutch composer got a St. Petersburg recording session for four of his works, including one consisting of variations on the Ellington tune.