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Sei Solo = BACH Sonatas and Partitas – Thomas Bowes – Navona Records

Sei Solo = BACH Sonatas and Partitas – Thomas Bowes – Navona Records

Johann Sebastian BACH. Six sonatas and partitas for violin alone—Thomas Bowes (violin)—Navona Records NV6159—164:00, ***1/2: This recording of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, the “Sei Solo,” are recorded across three discs. My immediate reaction was to question why the recording took three discs, while every other recording I have heard took just two. […]

Home Page for June 2015

Home Page for June 2015

Our June drawing for all site visitors are two new CDs from Navona Records for six of our readers who register this month using our simple form here. First is Book 1 of Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, performed by pianist Kimiko Ishizaka, plus Voyage by composer Pierre Schroeder – which is the 200th Navona Records release. Pianist […]

“Mood Indigo – Symphonic Music of ERIK LOTICHIUS:”  Variations and Finale on “Mood Indigo” (Duke Ellington); Concerto No. 1 for piano and orch.; Four Songs on American Poetry; Ragtime for Orchestra – Sandro Ivo Bartoli, p. (Concerto)/ Miranda van Kralingen, sop. (Four Songs)/ St. Petersburg Academic Sym. Orch./ Vladimir Lande – Navona Records CD + DVD

“Mood Indigo – Symphonic Music of ERIK LOTICHIUS:” Variations and Finale on “Mood Indigo” (Duke Ellington); Concerto No. 1 for piano and orch.; Four Songs on American Poetry; Ragtime for Orchestra – Sandro Ivo Bartoli, p. (Concerto)/ Miranda van Kralingen, sop. (Four Songs)/ St. Petersburg Academic Sym. Orch./ Vladimir Lande – Navona Records CD + DVD

This Dutch composer got a St. Petersburg recording session for four of his works, including one consisting of variations on the Ellington tune.

“Dimensions – Works for String Orchestra” = GREGORY HUTTER: Deploration; LOUIS BABIN: Couleurs, La Suite du Promeneur; REYNARD BURNS: Revolutions; ANDREW MARCH: Sanguis Venenatus; CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Maid with the Flaxen Hair; RUDY KRONFUSS: River of Time; DANIEL BURNWASSER: Flux – Czech Philharmonic Orch./Robert Ian Winstin, cond./ Moravian Philharmonic Orch./Petr Vronsky, cond./ Gabriela Kummerova, Fr. horn/ Slovak Radio Sym./Kirk Trevor, cond./ Richard Stolzman, clarinet/ Concordia Orch./Marin Alsop – Navona

“Dimensions – Works for String Orchestra” = GREGORY HUTTER: Deploration; LOUIS BABIN: Couleurs, La Suite du Promeneur; REYNARD BURNS: Revolutions; ANDREW MARCH: Sanguis Venenatus; CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Maid with the Flaxen Hair; RUDY KRONFUSS: River of Time; DANIEL BURNWASSER: Flux – Czech Philharmonic Orch./Robert Ian Winstin, cond./ Moravian Philharmonic Orch./Petr Vronsky, cond./ Gabriela Kummerova, Fr. horn/ Slovak Radio Sym./Kirk Trevor, cond./ Richard Stolzman, clarinet/ Concordia Orch./Marin Alsop – Navona

Very rewarding collections of new string works.