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Eight Christmas CDs for the 2016 Holidays

Eight Christmas CDs for the 2016 Holidays

Eight Christmas CDs of Note, Holidays 2016 “Song of the Nativity” – The Sixteen/ Harry Christophers – Coro COR16146, 73:58 (10/14/16) [Distr. by Naxos] *****: This wonderful Christmas offering comprises some of the best modern carols and choral works of the modern age, sung to absolute perfection by a noted and very reliable ensemble. The […]

BERLIOZ: Roméo et Juliette ‒ Soloists/ Valery Gergiev on London Sym. Live SACD & Soloists/Robin Ticciati on Linn CD

BERLIOZ: Roméo et Juliette ‒ Soloists/ Valery Gergiev on London Sym. Live SACD & Soloists/Robin Ticciati on Linn CD

BERLIOZ: Roméo et Juliette ‒ Olga Borodina, mezzo-sop. / Kenneth Tarver, tenor / Evgeny Nikitin, bass-bari. / Guildhall School Singers / London Sym. Chorus / London Sym. Orch. / Valery Gergiev ‒ London Symphony Live 2SACD LSO0762 (2 SACDs), 57:06, 33:19 (7/8/16) [Distr. by Naxos] ***: BERLIOZ: Roméo et Juliette ‒ Katija Dragojevic, mezzo-sop. / Andrew […]

MONTEVERDI: Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (comp. opera) – Soloists/ Boston Baroque/ Martin Pearlman – Linn

MONTEVERDI: Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (comp. opera) – Soloists/ Boston Baroque/ Martin Pearlman – Linn

A much needed seminal recording of a work that has to have a broader audience. MONTEVERDI: Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (comp. opera) – Fernando Guimarães (Ulisse)/ Jennifer Rivera (Penelope)/ Aaron Sheehan (Telemaco)/ Leah Wool (Minerva)/ Owen McIntosh (Giove)/ Abigail Nims (Melanto)/ Daniel Auchincloss (Eumaeus)/ Sonja DuToit Tengblad (Juno)/ Ulysses Thomas (Antinous)/ Marc Molomot (Irus)/ […]

MOZART: Serenade in B flat major, “Gran Partita”; HAYDN: Notturno No. 8 – Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ens./ Trevor Pinnock – Linn

MOZART: Serenade in B flat major, “Gran Partita”; HAYDN: Notturno No. 8 – Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ens./ Trevor Pinnock – Linn

MOZART: Serenade in B flat major, K. 361, “Gran Partita”; HAYDN Notturno No. 8 in G major – Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble/ Trevor Pinnock – Linn multichannel SACD CKD516, 60 mins. (4/8/16) (Distr. by Naxos) *****:  A fine hi-res surround recording of the Mozart Gran Partita, on modern instruments. The collaboration between Trevor Pinnock […]

MOZART: Requiem, Soloists /Dunedin Consort/ John Butt – Linn vinyl

MOZART: Requiem, Soloists /Dunedin Consort/ John Butt – Linn vinyl

MOZART: Requiem K. 626 (reconstruction of the first performance) – Joanne Lunn, sop./ Rowan Hellier, alto/Thomas Hobbs, tenor/ Matthew Brook, bass-bar./Dunedin Consort/ John Butt – Linn vinyl CKH 549, 47 mins. (7-10-15) (Dist. by Naxos) *****: Trying to replicate the sound of the premiere performance of the work in the 18th century. There are more than […]