Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012


RECORDER TRIOS
Georg Philipp Telemann
Franz Brüggen, recorder, German flute
Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord

Musical Heritage Society
via Seon

THE SUNDERLAND WRECK
Moongazing Hare

Drowning
via Weird Brother

Sunday, May 27, 2012


COOL BLUES
Jimmy Smith
Lou Donaldson, Tina Brooks, Eddie McFadden, Art Blakey, Donald Baily

Blue Note


GÔG
Meic Stevens

Sain

Saturday, May 26, 2012


BLUE CHOPSTICKS
A Portrait of Herbie Nichols
Buell Neidlinger Quintet

K2B2

BIG DAY AT OJAI
Buellgrass
Buell Neidlinger

K2B2

ANTHEMS IN EDEN
Shirley Collins & Dolly Collins
Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow, dir.

EMI Harvest

CŒUR DE VERRE
(Heart of Glass)
Popol Vuh

via Weird Brother

Friday, May 25, 2012


-JUST WOKE UP-
Peter Blegvad
with John Greaves and Chris Cutler

East Side Digit

SHADES OF JADE
Marc Johnson

ECM

LUDI MUSICI (PRIMA PARS)
Samuel Scheidt
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall, dir.

EMI Reflexe

MISSA FORTUNA DESPERATA
Josquin des Pres
The Boston Camerata
Joel Cohen, dir.

Titanic

BANCHETTO MUSICALE
Johann Hermann Schein
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall, dir.

EMI Reflexe

THE RESCUE
Explosions in the Sky

Temporary Residence

Thursday, May 24, 2012


THE POWER OF THE TRUE LOVE KNOT
Shirley & Dolly Collins

Fledg'ling UK

Tuesday, May 22, 2012


LLIBRE VERMELL DE MONTSERRAT
Catalonian Music in the Second Half of the Fourteenth Century
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall, dir.

EMI Electrola Reflexe

Monday, May 21, 2012


NUTMEG AND GINGER
Spicy Ballads from Shakespeare's London
Musicians of the Globe
Philip Pickett, dir.

Philips

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012


UTOPIA TRIUMPHANS
Thomas Tallis, Costanzo Porta, Josquin Desprez, Johannes Ockeghem, Pierre de Manchicourt, Giovanni Gabrieli, Allesandro Striggio
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul Van Nevel, dir.

Sony Classical

TRUMPET AND ORGAN
Tomaso Albinoni, George Frederic Handel, Arcangelo Corelli
Maurice André, trumpet
Marie-Claire Alain, organ

MHS via Editions Costallat

THE BEST OF
Dave Gardner

RCA Victor



WHEATSTRAW SUITE
The Dillards

Elektra

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


THOUGHTS FROM ANOTHER WORLD
John Cunningham

Shanachie

THE BEST OF
Mose Allison

Atlantic

AGAINST THE STORM
John & Phil Cunningham

Shanachie

AT LAST
Live at The Armadillo World Headquarters, 1978
The Bugs Henderson Group

Armadillo Records

JIM HALL LIVE!
Jim Hall, guitar
Don Thompson, acoustic bass
Terry Clarke, drums

Horizon

RING
The Gary Burton Quintet
with Eberhard Weber

ECM

Monday, May 14, 2012

Sunday, May 13, 2012


RIVER OF TIME
Jorma Kaukonen

Red House
REUNION
Gary Burton
Pat Metheny, Mitch Forman, Will Lee, Peter Erskine

GRP

BLÄSERKONZERTE
Concertos for Woodwind Instruments
Georg Philipp Telemann
Camerata Köln

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

CHOMINCIAMENTO DI GIOIA
Virtuoso Dance-Music from the Time of Boccaccio's Decamerone
Ensemble Unicorn, Vienna

Naxos

Friday, May 11, 2012


DANSES DANSERYES
Praetorius, Mainerio, Moderne, Gervaise, Susato, Anonymous Medieval Dances
Muisca Antiqua
Christian Menoze, dir.

Disques Pierre Vernay

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012


THE BLACK SWAN
Bert Jansch

Drag City

NOTHING TO FEAR
Oingo Boingo

I.R.S.

MISSA PRO DEFUNCTIS 'REQUIEM'
Johannes Ockeghem
Prager Madrigalisten
Mitglieder der Musica Antiqua, Wien
Miroslav Venhoda, dir.

Das Alte Werk
ENGLISH MUSIC FOR VIOLS
John Jenkins, William Lawes, Matthew Locke, Henry Purcell
Fretwork

Virgin Classics 5-CD set

Tuesday, May 8, 2012


ARS POETICA
Tigran Mansurian
Armenian Chamber Choir
Robert Mikeyan, dir.

ECM New Series

SIXTEEN IMMORTAL PERFORMANCES
Gypsy Flamenco
Carlos Montoya, guitar

ABC Records

LA BELLE HOMICIDE
Manuscrit Barbe
Ennemond Gaultier, Rene Mesangeau, Francois Dufaut, Jacques Gallot, Denis Gaultier, et al.
Rolf Lislevand, 11-course baroque lute

Naïve