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Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive

Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive

Azar Lawrence & Al McLean – Frontiers – CellarLive CL 073116, 72:22 ***:  A gritty outing from two like-minded spirits. (Azar Lawrence – tenor saxophone; Al McLean – tenor saxophone; Adrian Vedady – acoustic bass; Paul Shrofel – piano; Greg Ritchie – drums) For a period in the ‘50s and ‘60s, groups led by two […]

“Lamentations” – LOBO: Missa Maria Magdalene; Lamentations; Regina caeli; O quam suavis est, Dominie; GUERRERO: Maria Magdalene et altera Maria – Ch. Of Westminster Cathedral/ Martin Baker – Hyperion

“Lamentations” – LOBO: Missa Maria Magdalene; Lamentations; Regina caeli; O quam suavis est, Dominie; GUERRERO: Maria Magdalene et altera Maria – Ch. Of Westminster Cathedral/ Martin Baker – Hyperion

A  fine disc of second-tier Renaissance music. “Lamentations” – ALONSO LOBO: Missa Maria Magdalene; Lamentations; Regina caeli; O quam suavis est, Dominie; FRANCISCO GUERRERO: Maria Magdalene et altera Maria – Ch. Of Westminster Cathedral/ Martin Baker – Hyperion CDA6806, 68:37 (5/27/16)  [Distr. by Harmonia mundi/PIAS] ***: Lobo (1555 – 1617) was considered by the great […]

“Viva Italia: Sacred Music in 17th Century Rome” – Duke Vespers Ens., Mallarmé Ch. Players, Washington Cornett & Sackbut Ens./ Brian Schmidt – MSR Classics

“Viva Italia: Sacred Music in 17th Century Rome” – Duke Vespers Ens., Mallarmé Ch. Players, Washington Cornett & Sackbut Ens./ Brian Schmidt – MSR Classics

“Viva Italia: Sacred Music in 17th Century Rome” – GIOVANNI FELICE SANCES: Missa Sancta Maria Magdalenae and music by CARISSIMI, CHARPENTIER, PALESTRINA & VICTORIA – Duke Vespers Ens., Mallarmé Ch. Players, Washington Cornett & Sackbut Ens./ Brian Schmidt – MSR Classics MS 1580, 58:28 (4/13/16) *****: A terrific concert of vocal music from Rome. Recorded […]

Roma Aeterna (PALESTRINA, VICTORIA & Others) – New York Polyphony – BIS

Roma Aeterna (PALESTRINA, VICTORIA & Others) – New York Polyphony – BIS

“Roma Aeterna” [TrackList follows]- New York Polyphony – Works by PALESTRINA, DE VICTORIA AND GUERRERO; TIM KEELER; ANDREW FUCHS; JONATHAN WOODY – BIS multichannel SACD: BIS-2203 TT: 72:07 (6/3/16) [Distr. by Naxos] *****: Lovely music and a fine recording make this a most listenable disc. This is a lovely disc from BIS, featuring two masses […]