Mordecai Shehori, p.: Learning by Example Series, Vol. 4 = Pieces by BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, DUSSEK, DIABELLI, MASSENET & Others – Mordecai Shehori, p. – Cembal d’amour
Listen and learn’ serves as the satisfying rubric for this diverse excursion into the music of many styles. Mordecai Shehori: Learning by Example Series, Vol. 4 = DUSSEK: Allegro in G Major; DIABELLI: Bagatelle in C Major; HAYDN: “Gypsy” Rondo; BEETHOVEN: Gertrude’s Dream Waltz; “Rage Over a Lost Penny,” Op. 129; SCHUMANN: Traeumerei, Op. 15, […]
A noisy cgi-filled adventure with Marvel comic book characters. Captain America – Civil War, Blu-ray 3D (2016) Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle Directors: Anthony & Joe Russo Studio: Walt Disney Studios/Marvel 135201 (9/13/16) 3D (2 discs) Video: 1.29:1 for 16:9 screens HD color 3D Audio: English […]
Another but very well-done Holocaust film. Chosen (2016) Cast: Harvey Keitel, Luke Mably, Ana Ularu Director: Jasmin Dizdar Studio: Lionsgate (8/2/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English DD 5.1 Subtitles: English, Spanish Length: 93 min. Rating: **** Harvey Keitel stars as an old Jewish man telling a young relative a story of a […]
22 soundtrack CDs that may interest you.
WEINBERG: Symphony No. 19 “Bright May,”; The Banners of Peace (Symphonic Poem) – St. Petersburg State Sym. Orch./ Vladimir Lande – Naxos
Slowly but surely, Weinberg’s music is appearing on disc with Naxos being one of the prominent contributors.
A second effort by Gergiev on recording this wartime symphony; perhaps worse or perhaps better than the previous effort.
Koussevitzky conducts TCHAIKOVSKY = Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36; Waltz from Serenade for Strings, OP. 48; Serenade in C for Strings, Op. 48 – Boston Symphony Orchestra/Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio
Koussevitzky’s 1949 Tchaikovsky readings–monumental, inspired, brilliantly colored–here restored in burnished sound.