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Nikolai Sokoloff and the Cleveland Orchestra: Complete Recordings, 1924-28 – The Cleveland Orchestra. Nikolai Sokoloff – Pristine Audio

Nikolai Sokoloff and the Cleveland Orchestra: Complete Recordings, 1924-28 – The Cleveland Orchestra. Nikolai Sokoloff – Pristine Audio

Recording and audio restoration engineer Mark Obert-Thorn has a coup in the form of the complete recordings (for the Brunswick label) of Russian-born conductor Nikolai Sokoloff (1886-1965), the first leader of the Cleveland Orchestra.  Nikolai Sokoloff and the Cleveland Orchestra: Complete Recordings, 1924-28 = BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor; BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No. 5 […]

“RAVEL: Intimate Masterpieces” = Introduction et Allegro; String Quartet in F Major; Chansons madécasses; Cinq mélodies populaires grecques – Yolanda Kondonassis, harp & others – Oberlin Music “Quintopia” = RAVEL: Ma mère l’oye; PERCY GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry; Lisbon; Walking Tune; LYLE CHAN: Passage; Calcium Light Night; NIELSEN: Wind Quintet – New Sydney Wind Quintet

“RAVEL: Intimate Masterpieces” = Introduction et Allegro; String Quartet in F Major; Chansons madécasses; Cinq mélodies populaires grecques – Yolanda Kondonassis, harp & others – Oberlin Music “Quintopia” = RAVEL: Ma mère l’oye; PERCY GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry; Lisbon; Walking Tune; LYLE CHAN: Passage; Calcium Light Night; NIELSEN: Wind Quintet – New Sydney Wind Quintet

Two CDs offer intimate Ravel portraits. The disc from the New Sydney Wind Quintet is the perfect calling card for these fine musicians from Down Under.

“RAVEL: Intimate Masterpieces” = Introduction et Allegro; String Quartet in F Major; Chansons madécasses; Cinq mélodies populaires grecques – Yolanda Kondonassis, harp & others – Oberlin Music “Quintopia” = RAVEL: Ma mère l’oye; PERCY GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry; Lisbon; Walking Tune; LYLE CHAN: Passage; Calcium Light Night; NIELSEN: Wind Quintet – New Sydney Wind Quintet

“RAVEL: Intimate Masterpieces” = Introduction et Allegro; String Quartet in F Major; Chansons madécasses; Cinq mélodies populaires grecques – Yolanda Kondonassis, harp & others – Oberlin Music
“Quintopia” = RAVEL: Ma mère l’oye; PERCY GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry; Lisbon; Walking Tune; LYLE CHAN: Passage; Calcium Light Night; NIELSEN: Wind Quintet – New Sydney Wind Quintet

Two CDs offer intimate Ravel portraits. The disc from the New Sydney Wind Quintet is the perfect calling card for these fine musicians from Down Under.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Rare Transcriptions and Paraphrases, Vol. 2 = PABST: Concert Paraphrase on The Sleeping Beauty; SILOTI: The Sleeping Beauty, Act III; GRAINGER: Paraphrase on Waltz of the Flowers; KASHKIN: Swan Lake: Pas de trios – Anthony Goldstone, p. – Divine Art

TCHAIKOVSKY: Rare Transcriptions and Paraphrases, Vol. 2 = PABST: Concert Paraphrase on The Sleeping Beauty; SILOTI: The Sleeping Beauty, Act III; GRAINGER: Paraphrase on Waltz of the Flowers; KASHKIN: Swan Lake: Pas de trios – Anthony Goldstone, p. – Divine Art

In Volume 2 of his series of Tchaikovsky transcriptions, Anthony Goldstone brings a consummate keyboard mastery to the fore, performing balletic arrangements by Tchaikovsky acolytes.