Oded TZUR – Like a Great River – Enja 7754, 39:37 (9/4/16) ****: (Oded Tzur; alto saxophone/ Petros Klampanis; bass/ Shai Maestro; piano/ Ziv Ravitz; drums) An innovative Israeli saxophonist working on a concept inspired by the Indian Classical bansuri master Hariprasad Chaurasia. Israel has been profligate in its production and export of jazz musicians. […]
SCHUBERT: String Quartet No. 14 in d, “Death and the Maiden”; SIBELIUS: String Quartet in d “Intimate Voice” – Ehnes Quartet – Onyx
James Ehnes and his quartet members deliver passionate accounts of dark Schubert and Sibelius. SCHUBERT: String Quartet No. 14 in d minor, D. 810 “Death and the Maiden”; SIBELIUS: String Quartet in d, Op. 56 “Intimate Voice” – Ehnes Quartet – Onyx 4163, [Distr. by HM/PIAS], 74:03, (11/18/16) ****: Canadian violinist James Ehnes (b. 1976) […]
DGG combines two live Sokolov recitals to produce a towering program, intellectual and exciting at once. Sokolov – SCHUBERT/ BEETHOVEN – SCHUBERT: Four Impromptus, D. 899; Drei Klavierstuecke, D. 946; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”; RAMEAU: Les Tendres Plaintes; Les Tourbillons; Les Cyclopes; La Follette; Les Sauvages; BRAHMS: Intermezzo […]
RadioShack Lenders Claim Default; Zero Edge FLEX Projection Screens from Screen Innovations; Audio-Technica Readies “Hi-Res” Headphones; Our Own Harper’s Index; AV Enthusiasts Should be Mad at Fireplaces
Outstanding versions of these remarkable works, going to the top of the list.
CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH: Berlin Symphonies, Wq. 174, 175, 178, 179, 180, and 181 – Orch. de Chambre de Lausanne / Christian Zacharias – MD&G
Dash and daring from C. P. E., well-captured in these performances from Lausanne.
A reference performance and recording of one of the great Mahler Symphonies.
Music of the Royal courts in Burgundy France.
“Martin Perry plays Carter, Bartók, Rozsa” = BARTOK: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs; ROZSA: Piano Sonata; CARTER: Piano Sonata 1945-46 – Martin Perry, p. – Bridge Records
Martin Perry performs three distinct piano classics in this fine CD for Bridge Records.