KVERNO: Credo – A Composer Portrait of Trond H.F. Kverno – Bergen Cathedral Choir/ Arnfinn Tobiassen, organ – LAWO
KVERNO: Credo – A Composer Portrait of Trond H.F. Kverno – Bergen Cathedral Choir/ Arnfinn Tobiassen, organ – LAWO multichannel SACD (5.0) LWC1091 (11/13/15) [Dist. by Naxos] ****: Inspiring and ethereal music by Norwegian composer Trond Kverno. The new SACD/CD from Bergen Cathedral Choir and organist Arnfinn Tobiassen is a tribute to Norwegian contemporary composer […]
A fine documentary on the early folk movement – sincere and heartwarming.
A fine Studio Ghibli animation feature for the whole family, especially if you’re into Japanese folklore.
MEDTNER plays MEDTNER: Vol. 1 = Eight Fairy Tales; Three Novellas; Festive Dance; Spring; Morning Song; Tragic Sonata; Joyful Dance – Nikolai Medtner, piano – Melodiya
Composer-pianist Nikolai Medtner appears in historic performances of his own works, idiosyncratic and brilliant in every sense.
Rarely Performed Piano Works, Vol. 2 = STILL: “Seven Traceries” Suite; BIZET: Menuetto; Farandole; R. STRAUSS: Piano Sonata in B Minor; SPENDIARIAN: 2 Caucasian Sketches – Seta Karakashian, p. – Romeo
Seta Karakashian finds a number of rare and exotic selections in which to beguile us, although some ring with more originality than others.