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CLERAMBAULT & MARCHAND – Mahugo, harpsichord – Brilliant; “20th-Century Harpsichord Music” – C.D. Lewis – Naxos

CLERAMBAULT & MARCHAND – Mahugo, harpsichord – Brilliant; “20th-Century Harpsichord Music” – C.D. Lewis – Naxos

Two fascinating solo harpsichord CDs for your collection. LOUIS-NICHOLAS CLERAMBAULT & LOUIS MARCHAND: Complete Harpsichord Music – Yago Mahugo, harpsichord – Brilliant Classics 94790, 77:20 (Distr. by Naxos) ****: “20th Century Harpsichord Music” Wrks of POULENC, FRANCAIX, MARTINU & DUREY – Christopher D. Lewis, harpsichord – Naxos 8.573364, 60:05 (10/9/15) ****: Clerambault and Marchan are […]

MARTINŮ: Concerto for Harpsichord and Small Orch.; Chamber Music No. 1 (“Les fêtes nocturnes”); Les rondes; La revue de cuisine: Ballet du Jazz – Robert Hill, harpsichord/ Holst-Sinfonietta/ Klaus Simon, cond. & piano – Naxos   KNUDÅGE RIISAGER: The Symphonic Edition, Vol. 1 = Ov. for Erasmus Montanus, Op. 1; Klods Hans (Jack the Dullard); Symphony No. 1, Op. 8; Comoedie; Fastelavn (Carnival) – Aarhus Sym. Orch./ Bo Holton – Dacapo

MARTINŮ: Concerto for Harpsichord and Small Orch.; Chamber Music No. 1 (“Les fêtes nocturnes”); Les rondes; La revue de cuisine: Ballet du Jazz – Robert Hill, harpsichord/ Holst-Sinfonietta/ Klaus Simon, cond. & piano – Naxos KNUDÅGE RIISAGER: The Symphonic Edition, Vol. 1 = Ov. for Erasmus Montanus, Op. 1; Klods Hans (Jack the Dullard); Symphony No. 1, Op. 8; Comoedie; Fastelavn (Carnival) – Aarhus Sym. Orch./ Bo Holton – Dacapo

A beguiling pair of releases: two composers who learned their craft in 1920s Paris, and two very different approaches to neo-Classical style.