New Orleans Public Radio Station Restores Classical to FM Dial – WWNO in New Orlean has begun broadcasting classical music on their new stations Classical 104.9 FM. It therefore becomes the only Golf Coast area between Houston and Tallahassee where music lovers can hear classical music anytime thru the year. New Orleans Public Radio continues […]
“Amaryllis” = Music for Recorders and Chalumeau with Frame Drums & Percussion – Nina Stern (recorders & chalumeau)/ Glen Velez (frame drums & percussion) – MSR Classics
The pleasures are not only gentle and real, they sometimes connect with deep inner feelings.
A production that relies solely on the excellence of the title role.
VERDI: Messa da Requiem – Leontyne Price, sop./ Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-sop./ Giuseppe Zampieri, tenor/ Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass/ Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Wien/ Berlin Philharmonic/ Herbert von Karajan – Testament
Karajan’s devotion to the Verdi Requiem institutionalized its conscientious performance at the Salzburg Festival, and Testament restores a marvelous 1962 incarnation.
ALBINONI: The Collected Concertos for Oboe and Strings – Anthony Robson, oboe/ Catherine Latham, oboe/ Collegium Musicum 90/ Simon Standage – Chandos (3 CDs)
It’s about time Chandos released these in a mid-price compilation: three discs that represent one of the glories of their entire catalog.
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“From the House of Master Bohm” – John O’Donnell, harpsichord – MelbaJoseph Gascho, harpsichord – self
Two unusual solo harpsichord CDs of interest.