Thursday, April 30, 2015


STARS IN MY CROWN
Jorma Kaukonen

Red House

SPEM IN ALIUM
Thomas Tallis
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, director

Gimell

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


THE THIRD QUARTET
John Abercrombie; guitar
Mark Feldman; violin
Marc Johnson; bass
Joey Baron; drums

ECM

MIRI IT IS
Songs & Instrumentals from Medieval England
The Dufay Collective
with John Potter

Chandos

AHN-PLUGGED
Henji Bunch, Astor Piazzolla, Leonard Bernstein, Eric Ewazen, Michael Nyman, David Bowie/Pat Metheny
Ahn Trio

EMI Classics

THE CONSORT SETTS FOR 5 & 6 VIOLS AND ORGAN
William Lawes
Fretwork
Paul Nicholson; organ

Virgin Veritas

ADAM'S LAMENT
and other works
Arvo Pärt
Riga Sinfonietta
Latvian Radio Choir
Vox Clamantis
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste; conductor

ECM New Series

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


SPIRIT OF THE ZITHER
Sister Claire Bénédicte
Carmelite Nun of Luçon

Jade



DU TEMPS & DE L'INSTANT
Moments in Time
Jordi Savall - viele and violes de gambe
Montserrat Figueras - vocals
Arianna Savall - vocals, harps
Ferran Savall - vocals and lute
Pedro Estevan, percussion

Alia Vox

Saturday, April 25, 2015


THE HARP OF NEW ALBION
Terry Riley
Terry Riley; Bösendorfer Imperial

Celestial Harmonies

Friday, April 24, 2015


ALINA
Spiegel im Spiegel
Für Alina
Spiegel im Spiegel
Für Alina
Spiegel im Spiegel
Arvo Pärt
Vladimir Spivakov, violin
Sergev Bezrodny, piano
Alexander Malter, piano
Dietmar Schwalke, cello

ECM New Series



FIELD OF REEDS
These New Puritans

Infectious

ANTIFOGMATIC
Punch Brothers

Nonesuch

Thursday, April 23, 2015




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

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


ESBJÖRN SVENSSON TRIO PLAYS MONK
Thelonious Monk
Esbjörn Svensson Trio

ACT

BOSSA NOVA PELOS PASSAROS
Charlie Byrd

Riverside

Tuesday, April 21, 2015




LUTE MUSIC, VOL. II
J.S. Bach
John Williams, guitar
Peter Hurford, organ

Sony Classical

AVE DEI PATRIS FILIA
Music for Our Lady and Divine Office
John Taverner
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
Stephen Darlington, director

Nimbus

SUNSHINE SUPERMAN
Donovan 

  EMI

Monday, April 20, 2015


HEAVENLY HARMONIES
William Byrd, Thomas Tallis
Stile Antico

Harmonia Mundi

GHOSTS
English Acoustic Collective

R.U.F.

GEISTLICHE MUSIK DES MITTELALTERS
Sacred Music of the Middle Ages
Capella Antiqua München
Konrad Ruhland; director

Christophorus

Sunday, April 19, 2015


PHANTASY QUINTET, STRING QUARTETS
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Medici String Quartet
Simon Rowland-Jones; viola

Nimbus Records

Friday, April 17, 2015


HOVHANESS
Music for Harp 
Alan Hovhaness
Yolanda Kondonassis; harp

Telarc

Thursday, April 16, 2015


ARGENTUM ET AURUM
Musical Treasures from the Early Habsburg Renaissance
Ensemble Leones
Marc Lewon, director

Naxos

COLOURS IN THE DARK
The Instrumental Music of
Alexander Agricola
Ensemble Leones
Marc Lewon - director

Christophorus



SEXTET - SIX MARIMBAS
Steve Reich
Steve Reich and Musicians
with
Manhattan Marimba Quartet
Members of Nexus Percussion Ensemble

Nonesuch

MOTETS
Guillaume de Machaut
The Hilliard Ensemble

ECM New Series

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


SKULL AND ROSES
(Skull Fux)
Grateful Dead

Warner Bros.

TIME (THE REVELATOR)
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings

Acony


...the day after Ruination Day.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015


DIE KUNST DER FUGE
Johann Sebastian Bach
Berliner Saxophon Quartett

CPO

A DISTANT MIRROR
Music of the Fourteenth's century and Shakespeare's Music  
The Folger Consort

Delos

Monday, April 13, 2015


INTAVOLATURA DI LUTO  
Lute music by the younger brother of Galileo Galilei and their father Vincenzo
Michelagnolo Galilei (1775-1631)
Anthony Bailes, lute

 Ramée - Outhere Music

ACCELERANDO
Vijay Iyer Trio

ACT

FIELD OF REEDS
The New Puritans

Infectious

SPRING 2015 MIXTAPE
Contemporary Emerging Artists Sampler
I Care If You Listen

I Care If You Listen

BEING DUFAY
Music Based on Vocal Fragments by Guillaume Dufay (1397-1474)
Ambrose Field
Ambrose Field; electronics and realization
John Potter; tenor

ECM New Series

Sunday, April 12, 2015


THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN
The Pink Floyd

EMI


Original mono.

A DYNAMIC NEW SOUND
Guitar/Organ/Drums
The Wes Montgomery Trio

Riverside

ENGLISH, FRENCH & SCANDINAVIAN SONGS
Frederick Delius
Felicity Lott; soprano
Sarah Walker; mezzo-soprano
Anthony Rolfe Johnson; tenor
Eric Fenby and Eric Parkin; piano

Unicorn – Souvenir Series

Saturday, April 11, 2015


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

Nonesuch

A FEATHER ON THE BREATH OF GOD
Sequences and Hymns
Abbess Hildegard von Bingen
Gothic Voices
Emma Kirkby
Christopher Page; director

Hyperion

Friday, April 10, 2015


LES FANTAISIES DE JOSQUIN
The Instrumental Music
Josquin Desprez
Ensemble Leones
Marc Lewon - director

Christophorus

PASSENGERS
The Gary Burton Quartet
with Eberhard Weber

ECM

A MEETING BY THE RIVER
Ry Cooder; bottleneck guitar
V.M. Bhatt; mohan viná

Water Lily Acoustics

THE ENCHANTED GARDEN
John Renbourn Group

Transatlantic

FROM ME FLOWS WHAT YOU CALL TIME
TWILL BY TWILIGHT (In Memory of Morton Feldman)
REQUIEM
Toru Takemitsu
Nexus Percussion Ensemble
Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Carl St.Clair; conductor

Sony Classical

IF I COULD ONLY REMEMBER MY NAME
David Crosby

Atlantic

EASTER SUITE FOR JAZZ TRIO
The South Bank Show, 1984
Oscar Peterson
The Oscar Peterson Trio
Oscar Peterson; piano
Niels-Henning Orstedt Pederen; bass
Martin Drew; drums

ArtHaus Musik

LAUDARIO DI CORTONA
13th Century Mystery Play: Scènes de la Vie du Christ
Ensemble Organum
Marcel Pérès; director

Harmonia Mundi