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BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in f; HAYDN: Piano Con. in D; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Con. in a – Joshua Pierce, p./ Slovak Nat. Sym. Orch./ Kirk Trevor – MSR Classics

BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in f; HAYDN: Piano Con. in D; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Con. in a – Joshua Pierce, p./ Slovak Nat. Sym. Orch./ Kirk Trevor – MSR Classics

Fine, persuasive pianism from a well-known source. BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in f, BWV 1056; HAYDN: Piano Concerto in D, Hob. XVIII; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto in a – Joshua Pierce, p./ Slovak National Sym. Orch./ Kirk Trevor – MSR Classics 1496, 62:44 [Distr. by Albany] ****: It comes as no surprise to me that […]

REINHARD KEISER: St. Mark Passion – Soloists/ Ens. Jacques Moderne/ Gli Incogniti/ Joel Suhubiette – Mirare

REINHARD KEISER: St. Mark Passion – Soloists/ Ens. Jacques Moderne/ Gli Incogniti/ Joel Suhubiette – Mirare

The St. Mark Passion we wish Bach had written. REINHARD KEISER: St. Mark Passion (Bergmann Ed.) –Jan Kobow (Evangelist)/ Thomas E. Bauer (Jesus)/ Ens. Jacques Moderne/ Gli Incogniti/ Joel Suhubiette – Mirare MIR 254, 77 min. [Distr. by Harmonia mundi] ****: It was the castle chapel at Weimar at Good Friday in 1712 or 1713 […]

ACH: Schubler and Leipzig Chorales; Canonic Variations – Kare Nordstoga, organ – LAWO Classics

ACH: Schubler and Leipzig Chorales; Canonic Variations – Kare Nordstoga, organ – LAWO Classics

Beautifully crafted performances of some introspective works. BACH: Schubler and Leipzig Chorales; Canonic Variations – Kare Nordstoga, organ – LAWO Classics multichannel SACD LWC1056 (2 discs), TT: 210:53 [Distr. by Naxos] ****: The Canonic Variations on “From heaven above to earth I come” is not a long work, nor is it the most torrential the […]