Monday, September 30, 2013


VICTORIA
Missa Dum complerentur
Missa Simile est regnum cœlorum

Tomas Luis de Victoria
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
Stephen Darlington, director

Nimbus

Saturday, September 28, 2013


HIS GREATEST YEARS
Volume 3
John Coltrane

MCA Impulse double LP

LE CHANSON DE ROLAND
Messe de Nostre Dame, mass for 4 voices
Guillaume de Machaut
Pavel Zarukin, Roland XP-50 synthesizer

Orchard

LET IT BE
The Beatles

Apple/Parlophone/Capitol

MARAIS – SAINTE-COLOMBE
The Greatest Masterworks
Marin Marais
Monsieur Sainte-Colombe

Spectre de la Rose

Naxos

Friday, September 27, 2013


TRAFFIC
Traffic

Island

COMPOSITEUR DE MUSIQUE
Erik Satie
Teodoro Anzellotti: accordion

Winter & Winter -
Music Edition

ARS BRITANNICA
Old Hall Manuscript, Madrigals, Lute Songs
Pro Cantione Antiqua
Bruno Turner, Geofferey Mitchell, Ian Partdridge, directors

Das Alte Werk - Teldec

Monday, September 23, 2013


MATTHÄUS-PASSION BWV 244
Johann Sebastian Bach   
Shottenstrift Boys Choir & Wiener Kammerchor / Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Tenor [Evangelst]: Uno Ebrelius; Bass [Jesus]: Hans Braun; Soprano [Arias]: Teresa Stich-Randall; Alto [Arias]: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor [Arias]: Waldemar Kmentt; Bass [Arias, Pilate, High Priest II]: Walter Berry; Bass [Peter]: Max Weirich; Bass [Judas, High Priest I]: Friedl Kummer; Soprano [Pilate’s Wife, 1st Maid]: Laurence Dutoit; Alto [2nd Maid, 1st Witness]: Christl Zottl-Holmstädt; Tenor [2nd Witness]: Karl Vogel; Organ: Anton Heiller
Mogens Wöldike, conductor

The Bach Guild - Vanguard

Sunday, September 22, 2013


TEXAS! (U.S.A.)
The Rampart Street Paraders

Columbia

MISA CRIOLLA
A Folkloric Expression of Religious Emotions from the Argentine
Ariel Ramirez
Choir Of The Basilica Del Socorro
Los Fronterizos Chorus And Orchestra
Ariel Ramirez, director

Philips

Friday, September 20, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013


PEROTIN
Magister Perotin
The Hilliard Ensemble
Paul Hillier, dir.

ECM New Series

STRICT TEMPO
Richard Thompson

Hannibal via Elixir

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


PUNCH
Punch Brothers

Nonesuch

BIRTHDAY BLUES
ROSEMARY LANE
Bert Jansch

Transatlantic - Castle

BLACK ACETATE
John Cale

EMI

LAUDARIO DI CORTONA
13th Century Medieval Mystery
Ensemble Organum
Marcel Pérès, director

Harmonia Mundi

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


SELF PORTRAIT
Bob Dylan

Columbia

O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM
Renaissance Flemish Polyphonists between 1400-1500
Brumel: Missa Et ecce terrae motus
Despres: Missa 'Da Pacem', Missa 'Malheur me bat'
Dufay: Missa 'Ecce ancilla domini'
Finck: Sanctus
Gombert: Musae Jovis ter maximi
Isaac: Missa Paschalis (Easter Mass)
Ockeghem: Missa Pro Defunctis, Missa Prolationum, Missa Cuiusvis Toni
Schola Cantorum Stuttgart
Clytus Gottwald, director

Brilliant Classics, 4-disc box

Saturday, September 14, 2013


MEET ME AT MIDNIGHT
Maria Muldaur

Black Top

SACRED MUSIC FROM 12TH-CENTURY PARIS
Magister Leoninus
Red Byrd
John Potter, Richard Wistreich
Capella Amsterdam

Helios

Friday, September 13, 2013


SKOGEN, FLICKAN OCH FLASKAN
(Woods, Women and Wine)
Various and Anonymous composers, 13th-17th Centuries
Joculatores Upsalienses

BIS

GREY OCEANS
CocoRosie

Sub Pop

DE FYRA ARSTIDERNA
(The Four Seasons)
Anonymous and Various Composers, 13th-17th Centuries
Joculatores Upsalienses

BIS

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
The Kinks

Sanctuary

Thursday, September 12, 2013


DIE GEDANKEN SIND FREI
Musikalische Flugblätter zwischen Bauernkreig und 48er Revolution
Frieburger Spielleyt

Ars Musici - SüdwestFunk

LA BELLE HOMICIDE
Manuscript Barbe
Rolf Lislevand, 11-course baroque lute

Astrée

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


ON THE TRANSMIGRATION OF SOULS
John Adams
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Nonesuch

Monday, September 9, 2013


GOT NO STRINGS
Michelle Shocked

Mighty Sound

DIE KUNST DER FUGE
Johann Sebastian Bach
Berliner Saxophon Quartett

CPO

Saturday, September 7, 2013


ANTHEM OF THE SUN
Grateful Dead

Warner Bros.

MUSICK FOR SEVERALL FRIENDS
Seventeenth Century English Musick
John Wilson, Christopher Simpson, Johann Schop, Henry Butler, Matthew Locke
The Newberry Consort
Mary Springfels, director

Harmonia Mundi

ON THE WAY TO BETHLEHEM
Music of the Medieval Pilgrim
14th-15th Century English, Macedonian, Syrian, Croatian, Turkish, Flemish
Ensemble Oni Wytars
Ensemble Unicorn


Naxos

Friday, September 6, 2013


MUSIQUE DE LA GRÈCE ANTIQUE
5th Century B.C.
Atrium Musicae de Madrid
Gregorio Paniagua, director

Harmonia Mundi

AT THE SIGN OF THE CRUMHORN
Amourus songs in our Netherlandish tongue, composed by divers composers, very pleasing to sing and play on all musical instruments, printed in Antwerp by Tielman Susato, residing at the sign of the Crumhorn
Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense
Sven Berger, director
Andreas Edlund, organ

Naxos

SLOW MUSIC
Texas Bohemia II
The Texas Bohemian-Moravian-German Bands

Various Artists

Trikont

Wednesday, September 4, 2013