Saturday, February 28, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015


GOSPEL NIGHTS - YES JESUS LOVES ME
McCabe's Guitar Shop
Maria Muldaur
John Fahey


Takoma 2-fer

THE HARROW AND THE HARVEST
Gillian Welch
David Rawlings


Acony

HID N X 2
Lost and Found
Various Popular Artists

Personal Digital Mix-Tape



Gospel themes, intentional or inadvertent, in secular popular music from 1928 to 2004. Blind Willie Johnson to Bob Dylan to The Who to Jefferson Airplane to the Thirteenth Floor Elevators... and lots more. A project of mine.

A L'ESTAMPIDA
Medieval Dance Music
The Dufay Collective

Avie

KRONOS QUARTET PERFORMS PHILIP GLASS
String Quartets #2, 3, 4, & 5
Philip Glass
Kronos Quartet

Nonesuch

Thursday, February 26, 2015


LOST SONGS OF A RHINELAND HARPER
Popular Music of the Tenth & Eleventh Centuries
Sequentia

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

PERPETUAL MOTION
Works By:
Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Paganini, Beethoven, Bach
Béla Fleck
w/Edgar Meyer, Evelyn Glennie, Joshua Bell, Gary Hoffman, John Williams, Chris Thile

Sony

CONSORTS FOR VIOLS
Orlando Gibbons
Phantasm

Magnatunes via Avie

NEXT GENERATION
Gary Burton

Concord Jazz

NEW YORK COUNTERPOINT
Bill Douglas, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Charles Ives, Steve Reich, Perotin
Richard Stoltzman
with Bill Douglas, Jeremy Wall, Eddie Gomez, Glen Velez

RCA

MYTHOMANIA
Von Hexen, Feen, Wässermannern, Zauberern und Geistern
Songs and Dances of Medieval Germany

Bären Gässlin

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

MUSIC FOR A NEW SOCIETY
John Cale

Island

LIFT YOUR SKINNY FISTS LIKE ANTENNAS TO HEAVEN
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Constellation

LENTEN IS COME
13th Century Medieval English Songs
Briddes Roune

Magnatunes

ORFF-SCHULWERK
Volume One / Musica Poetica
Carl Orff
Marina Koppelstetter; Mezzo-Soprano
Sabina Lehrmann; Cello
Godela Orff; Vocals
Karl Peinkofer Percussion Ensemble
Carolin Widmann; Violin
Markus Zahnhausen; Recorder

Celestial Harmonies

Wednesday, February 25, 2015


MISSA IN GALLICANTU
Sarum Chant
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips; director

Gimell

DANCES FROM TERPSICHORE, 1612
Michael Praetorius
New London Consort
Philip Pickett; director

Éditions de l'Oiseau-Lyre


HOSANNA TO THE SON OF DAVID
Orlando Gibbons
The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Fretwork
Richard Marlow, director

Conifer Classics

SINFONIA ANTARTICA (NO.7)*
SYMPHONY NO.8 IN D MINOR
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Heather Harper, soprano*
The Ambrosian Singers*
Sir Ralph Richardson, speaker*
London Symphony Orchestra
André Previn, conductor

RCA Victor

Tuesday, February 24, 2015


AHMAD JAMAL
Priceless Jazz Collection Compilation
Ahmad Jamal

GRP

LUZ Y NORTE
Spanish Dances
Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz
The Harp Consort
Andrew Lawrence-King, director

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

SCATTERED RHYMES
Tarik O'Regan, Guillaume de Machaut, Guillaume Dufay, Gavin Bryars
Orlando Consort
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Paul Hillier, director

Harmonia Mundi USA



CANTATES
Dietrich Buxtehude
Hannover Knabenchor
The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman; director

Erato

Saturday, February 21, 2015


EARLY MUSIC
(Lachrymæ Antiquæ)
Guillaume de Machaut, Christopher Tye, David Lamb, Arvo Pärt, Harry Partch, John Cage, Louis Hardin, Hildegard von Bingen, Perotin, Henry Purcell, Alfred Schnittke
Kronos Quartet

Nonesuch

TUBULAR BELLS
Mike Oldfield

Virgin

HELL AMONG THE YEARLINGS
Gillian Welch
David Rawlings


Acony

MUSIQUE POUR LA VIOLE
Marin Marais
Charivari Agréable

ASV - Gaudeamus

JASMINE  
Keith Jarrett 
Charlie Haden

ECM

Friday, February 20, 2015


LIFT EVERY VOICE
Charles Lloyd, tenor saxophone
Geri Allen, piano
John Abercrombie, guitar
Marc Johnson, double-bass
Larry Grenadier, double-bass
Billy Hart, drums

ECM

Thursday, February 19, 2015


CONCIERTO BARROCO, FOLÍAS
Roberto Sierra
CONCIERTOS EN RE MAYOR Y DO MAYOR
Antonio Vivaldi
FRATRES
Arvo Pärt
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
Orquestra Sinfónica de Galacia
Víctor Pablo Pérez, conductor

EMI

RING
The Gary Burton Quintet
with Eberhard Weber

ECM

Wednesday, February 18, 2015


LAMENTATIONS
Robert White - Thomas Tallis - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Orlande de Lassus - Estêvao de Brito
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly; director

Naxos

Tuesday, February 17, 2015


STEAL AWAY  
Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs
Charlie Haden
Hank Jones

Verve

ORIENT – OCCIDENT
1200–1700
Hespèrion XXI
Jordi Savall

Alia Vox

OCTET, MUSIC FOR A LARGE ENSEMBLE, VIOLIN PHASE
Steve Reich
Steve Reich and Musicians

ECM

LA SUBLIME PORTE
Voix d'Istanbul 1430 – 1750
Gürsoy Dinçer
Lior Elmaleh
Montserrat Figueras
Hespérion XXI
Jordi Savall, director

Alia Vox

SACRÆ CANTIONES
Orlando de Lassus
Collegium Vocale
Knabenchor Hannover
Phillippe Herreweghe; director
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall; director

Musique en Wallonie - Astrée

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

Das Alte Werk - Teldec

Monday, February 16, 2015


INSPIRATION
Lynne Arriale Trio

Montreux

TIENTOS Y GLOSAS EN IBERIA
Iberian music of the 16th and 17th Centuries
The João Fontanes de Maqueixa organ of the São Vincente de Fora Convent, Lisbon
Jesús Martín Moro; organ
Ensemble Gilles Binchois
Dominique Vellard; director

Tempéraments

PIÈCES À DEUX CLAVECINS
Concerts Royaux
François Couperin
The Smithsonian Chamber Players
Kenneth Slowik; director

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

LESSONS FOR CONSORT, LUTE, CITTERN AND ORPHARION
Anthony Holborne
Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Ricercare Ensemble Fur Alte Musik, Basel
Michel Piguet; Blockflöte
Anthony Bailes; Laute, Orpharion
Anthony Thomas; Cister

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

CANZONI DA SONARE
Giovanni Gabrieli, Giuseppe Guami
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall, director

EMI Reflexe

Sunday, February 15, 2015


SILENCIO
Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, Vladimir Martynov
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer

Nonesuch

GOOD RAIN
Solveig Slettahjell
Slow Motion Quintet

Act

ELEMENTE
Trigonale 2007, Festival Der Alten Musik
Live recording, performances by:

CD 1
La Fenice
Ensemble Unicorn
The Hilliard Ensemble
Harmony of Nations Baroque Orchestra


CD 2
Concertino Amarilli
il Giardino Armonico
Christine Schornsheim


Edition Raumklang

MY NAME IS BUDDY
Another Record By
Ry Cooder

Nonesuch - Perro Verde