MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition; A Night on Bald Mountain; TCHAIKOVSKY: Set. fr. Swan Lake – Vienna Philharmonic/ Dudamel – DGG
Dudamel traverses familiar Russian territory, convincing and affectionate, but rarely with new insight. MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition; A Night on Bald Mountain; TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz from Swan Lake, Op. 20 – Vienna Philharmonic Orch./ Gustavo Dudamel – DGG 479 6297, 50:51 (12/2/16) [Distr. by Universal] ***: Whenever a new recording emerges of an old chestnut, […]
A reflective album filled with musical adventure.
GEORG WILHELM GRUBER: Concerti per fortepiano = Concerto primo in D; Sonata IV in D; Concerto secundo in F – Arthur Schoonderwoerd, fortepiano/ Ensemble Cristofori – Pan Classics
A composer whose provincial activities do not reflect his cosmopolitan talent.
The third off-beat collection of “lounge music” from this genre-breaking group.
“Nine Notes That Shook the World” [TrackList follows] – Ronn McFarlane & Mindy Rosenfeld – various Renaissance, Celtic & Baroque instruments – (Sono Luminus audio-only Blu-ray & CD)
Again intimate music receives the regal treatment and benefits greatly by it.
“Kuniko Plays Reich” = STEVE REICH: Electric Counterpoint; Six Marimbas Counterpoint; Vermont Counterpoint – Kuniko, percussion – Linn
A mixed experience, but Kuniko is quite a percussionist.
Dave Valentine is the most celebrated Latin flutist today.
Lyrical Landscape – Syrinx Flute Ensemble/Hiroshi Mochida plays RAVEL, BACH, OHMAE, GRUGER, JANEQUIN, MOZART, ELGAR & Others [TrackList below] – Camerata
A most pleasing assembly of multiple similar instruments, played by virtuosi.