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 […]
Panasonic Has a $699 UHD Blu-ray Deck – The DMP-UB900 has 60fps playback, HDR support, and can stream UDH content from Netflix and YouTube. Audio specs include hi-res playback of WAV, FLAC, DSD and ALAC files, digital tube-sound with up-sampling, isolated twin HDMI ports for audio and video, and 7.1 analog audio output. Samsung also […]
BACH: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 – Bassoon Consort Frankfurt – Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm multichannel SACD MDG 903 1914-6, 76:51 (10-30-15) (also 2+2+2) [Distr. by eOne] *****: A most unusual instrumental arrangement of Bach’s Goldbergs. Since it was first written, Bach’s music has been rewritten. First it was by Bach himself in numerable re-uses, elaborations […]
A Matthay Miscellany = Tobias Matthay, piano & his pupils/ Minneapolis Sym. Orch./ Eugene Ormandy (Honegger) – Appian Recordings (2 CDs)
Britain’s most esteemed pianist-pedagogue and his pupils come together in a broad spectrum of music performed with elegance, taste, and bravura.
Consuela Lee, piano – Piano Voices (with Sangoma Everett, drums) [TrackList follows] – Mapleshade Records
A quite amazing jazz piano CD by an amazing woman.