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Impromptu = Impromptus by SCHUBERT; CHOPIN; IVES; DVORAK; GERSHWIN:;  BEETHOVEN; LISZT – Shai Wosner, piano – Onyx

Impromptu = Impromptus by SCHUBERT; CHOPIN; IVES; DVORAK; GERSHWIN:;  BEETHOVEN; LISZT – Shai Wosner, piano – Onyx

Shai Wosner offers a “jam session” of diverse improvisations by composers whose keyboard mastery shines through each selection. Impromptu = SCHUBERT: Impromptu in F minor, D. 935, No. 1; Impromptu in B-flat Major, D. 935, No. 3;  Impromptu in A-flat Major, D.. 935, No. 2; Impromptu in F minor, D. 935, No. 4; CHOPIN: Impromptu […]

American Sonatas for Violin and Piano = IVES: Sonata No. 2; BOLCOM: Sonata No. 2; CORIGLIANO: Sonata – Ching-Yi Lin, violin /Zachary Lopes, piano – MSR Classics

American Sonatas for Violin and Piano = IVES: Sonata No. 2; BOLCOM: Sonata No. 2; CORIGLIANO: Sonata – Ching-Yi Lin, violin /Zachary Lopes, piano – MSR Classics

American Sonatas for Violin and Piano = IVES: Sonata No. 2; BOLCOM: Sonata No. 2; CORIGLIANO: Sonata – Ching-Yi Lin, violin /Zachary Lopes, piano – MSR Classics MS 1553, 54:07, ****: Three diverse American violin sonatas that will please conservative modernists. In his 1958 “Young People’s Concerts” entitled, “What is American Music?” Leonard Bernstein answered […]

Impromptu = Impromptus by SCHUBERT, CHOPIN, BEETHOVEN, DVORAK, IVES, LISZT, and GERSHWIN – Shai Wosner – Onyx

Impromptu = Impromptus by SCHUBERT, CHOPIN, BEETHOVEN, DVORAK, IVES, LISZT, and GERSHWIN – Shai Wosner – Onyx

Impromptu = Impromptus by SCHUBERT, CHOPIN, BEETHOVEN, DVORAK, IVES, LISZT, and GERSHWIN – Shai Wosner – Onyx 4172, 74:43 (4/7/17) ****: Imagining a posthumous gathering of improvisational geniuses jamming on varying notions of the impromptu. As an introduction to his recording Impromptu, Shai Wosner invites us to consider what would happen “if we got together […]

IVES: Symphonies No. 3 & No.4; Orchestral Set No. 2 – Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, p., Sir Andrew Davis / Melbourne Sym. Orch. – Chandos

IVES: Symphonies No. 3 & No.4; Orchestral Set No. 2 – Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, p., Sir Andrew Davis / Melbourne Sym. Orch. – Chandos

A fine recording of some of the best of Charles Ives music. IVES: Symphonies, Vol. 3 = Symphony No. 3; Symphony No. 4; Orchestral Set No. 2 – Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, p., Sir Andrew Davis/ Melbourne Sym. Orch. – Chandos CHAN 5174 71:04 (3/17/17) ****: This is the third disc in a Chandos series featuring the […]

American Psalmody of the 20th Century – Gloriae Dei Cantore/Richard K. Pugsley – Paraclete (3 CD set)

American Psalmody of the 20th Century – Gloriae Dei Cantore/Richard K. Pugsley – Paraclete (3 CD set)

A fine tour of American choral music on 3 CDs. American Psalmody of the 20th Century – Gloriae Dei Cantore/Richard K. Pugsley – Paraclete Recordings 8999  (3 CD set) TT: 3:11:00 (7/20/16) ****:  This new recording from Paraclete is a pretty complete tour of American Choral music based on Psalms from the Bible. The collection […]

BERNARD HERRMANN :  The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann – Nat. Philharmonia Orch. – HDTT

BERNARD HERRMANN : The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann – Nat. Philharmonia Orch. – HDTT

Bernard Herrmann film scores in startling surround sound! BERNARD HERRMANN :  The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann –  Journey to the Center of the Earth;  The 7th Voyage of Sinbad;  The Day The Earth Stood Still;  Fahrenheit 451 – National Philharmonic Orch./ Bernard Herrmann – HDTT [various formats including hi-res 4.0 Surround Blu-ray audio […]

Best of the Year Discs for 2010

CLASSICAL, incl. Hi-Res, LPs & Classical Reissues THOMAS ADES: Tevot; Violin Concerto; Three Studies from Couperin; Dances from Powder Her Face – Anthony Marwood, violin/ Berlin Philharmonic/Rattle /Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Ades & National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain/Daniel – EMI Geza Anda, piano = HAYDN: Sonata in F Major, Hob.XVI:23; SCHUMANN: Symphonic Etudes; Carnaval; RAVEL: […]