Monday, August 31, 2015


LIVE
The Paul Desmond Quartet
Paul Desmond - saxophone
Ed Bickert - electric guitar
Don Thompson - double bass
Jerry Fuller - drums

A&M Horizon

REQUIEM
Gabriel Fauré
Victoria de los Ángeles - soprano
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - baritone
Choeurs Elisabeth Brasseur
Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
André Cluytens - conductor

Angel

Sunday, August 30, 2015


THREE FORKS OF CHEAT
Trapezoid

Rounder

MISSA MEXICANA
17th Century Hispanic Baroque
Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Latin-American and African Folk Dances
The Harp Consort
Andrew Lawrence-King, director

Harmonia Mundi

LUTHER LEGACY
Eighteen Hymns of Martin Luther
Martin Luther
Schola Moderna Chorale
Ensemble of Early Instruments
New York Brass Quintet
Charles Krigbaum - organ
Ronald Dean Konetchy - director

Schola Moderna

Saturday, August 29, 2015


TRAP DOOR
T-Bone Burnett

Warner Bros.

PATTERNS IN SOUND
An Emotional Experience in Musical Communication
Enoch Light
Enoch Light & The Light Brigade
Tony Mottola
Lew Davis & His Orchestra
Bob and Phil & The Orchestra

Project 3

THE COMPLETE ORGAN WORKS
Dietrich Buxtehude
Marie-Claire Alain - organ
Hälsingboṙg, Sweden
Elsinore and Møgeltønder, Denmark

Musical Heritage Society via Erato

 7 LP box set ...showing my granddaughter the amazing joys of an ELAC Miracord LP changer.

Thursday, August 27, 2015


TRIOS FOR 4
George Frideric Handel, George Philipp Telemann, Jean-Marie LeClair, Johann Joachim Quantz
Palladian Ensemble

LINN - Honest

'THE DREAM OF HEROD'
A Choral Poem based upon Vocal Works Ancient and Modern
Tenebrae
Nigel Short - director

Signum

TRIO
Marcin Wasilewski - piano
Slawomir Kurkiewicz - double bass
Michal Miskiewicz - drums

ECM

Wednesday, August 26, 2015


TINTO
Iberian Music of the 16th and 17th Centuries
Los Otros
Hille Perl - Viola de Gamba
Lee Santana - Chitarrone
Steve Player - Baroque Guitar

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

THE MIRACULOUS HUMP RETURNS FROM THE MOON
Sopwith Camel

Reprise

BEAUTIFUL DREAMERS
Bill Frisell - guitar
Eyvind Kang - viola
Rudy Royston - drums

Savoy Jazz

LIVE IN BREMEN: 1974
Gary Burton Quintet
Gary Burton - vibraphone
Mick Goodrick - guitar
Pat Metheny - guitar
Steve Swallow - bass
Bob Moses - drums

JZM - Bremen Rudfunk

THE ETON CHOIRBOOK
Composers of the 15th-16th Century
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul Van Nevel - director

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

VOCAL MUSIC - 2
Dietrich Buxtehude
Johan Rueter - bass
Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir
The Dufay Collective
Ebbe Munk - conductor

Naxos - Dacapo

RETROUVÉ & CHANGÉ
Seven Strings and More
Sainte Colombe
Hille Perl - Viola da Gamba
Andrew Lawrence-King - Harp, Irish Harp, Organ
Lee Santana - Archlute, Baroque Lute, Theorbo

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Tuesday, August 25, 2015


DREAM
And Other Works
John Cage
Stefan Hussong - accordion

Denon

Monday, August 24, 2015




NUTMEG AND GINGER
Spicy Ballads from Shakespeare's London
Musicians of the Globe
Philip Pickett - director

Philips


ORGAN CONCERTOS OP. 4
George Frideric Handel
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Bob van Asperen - organ, direction

Virgin Veritas

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

ECM

LA VERGINE
Cipriano de Rore, (1516-1565)
The Hilliard Ensemble

Harmonia Mundi

Sunday, August 23, 2015


LE QUATTRO STAGIONI
Antonio Vivaldi
The English Concert
Simon Standage - violin
Trevor Pinnock - director

Archiv Produktion

Saturday, August 22, 2015


LIGETI
Chamber Concerto - Ramifications - String Quartet No. 2 - Aventures - Lux Aeterna
György Ligeti
Ensemble InterContemporain
Pierre Boulez - conductor
LaSalle Quartet
Chor des Norddeutschen Rundfunks Hamburg
Helmue Franz - director

Deutsche Grammophon

Friday, August 21, 2015


THE ORIGIN OF FIRE
Music and Visions of
Hildegard von Bingen
Anonymous 4

Harmonia Mundi

Thursday, August 20, 2015


MUSIC OF ELGAR AND VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Introduction and Allegro / Serenade / Elegy for Strings
Edward Elgar
Tallis Fantasia / Greensleeves Fantasia
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Deutsche Grammophon

SOPWITH CAMEL
The Sopwith Camel

One Way Records via Kama Sutra

MUSIC OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
Jacques Arcadelt, Filippo Azzaiolo, Marchetto Cara, Josquin Desprez, others
Shirley Rumsey - voice, lute, viola de mano, cittern, renaissance guitar

Naxos

VERACINI SONATAS
Francesco Maria Veracini (1690 - 1768)
John Holloway - violin
Japp ter Linden - violoncello
Lars Ulrik Mortensen - harpsichord

ECM New Series

Wednesday, August 12, 2015


VOCAL MUSIC - 1
Dietrich Buxtehude
Emma Kirkby - soprano
John Holloway - violin
Manfred Kraemer - violin
Jaap ter Linden - viola da gamba
Lars Ulrik Mortensen - harpsichord, organ

Naxos via Dacapo

THE REPENTANT THIEF
John Tavener
London Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Marriner - clarinet
Michael Tilson Thomas - conductor

Collins

Tuesday, August 11, 2015


EXTEMPORE  
Medieval Liturgical Music and Contemporary Jazz  
Orlando Concert 
Perfect Houseplants

Linn Records

SEVEN CONCERTI
Antonio Vivaldi
English Chamber Orchestra
George Malcolm - conductor

MHS - ASV

Monday, August 10, 2015


CHAMBER CONCERTO
RAMIFICATIONS
AVENTURES
Ensemble InterContemporain
Pierre Boulez - conductor
STRING QUARTET NO. 2
La Salle Quartet
LUX AETERNA
Chor des Norddreutschen Rundfunks Hamburg
György Ligeti

Deutshe Grammophon

BLUE
Joni Mitchell

Reprise

TABULA RASA
DARF ICH
Arvo Pärt
COMPANY
Philip Glass
"COME IN!"
Vladimir Martynov
Kremerata Balitca
Gidon Kremer - director/violin

Nonesuch

REVOLVER
The Beatles

Parlophone

MISSA SCALA ARETINA
Francisco Valls
REQUIEM
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
Koor & Barokorkest Van De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Gustav Leonhardt - director

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Saturday, August 8, 2015


CHANTERAI
Music of Medieval France
Sonus

Dorian

TERPSICHORE 1612: DANCES
MUSAE SIONIAE: MOTETS
Michael Praetorius
The Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow - director

EMI 

ILLUMINA
The Theme of Light in the Christian Tradition
Einojuhani Rautavaara, György Ligeti, William Byrd, Anonymous, Hildegard of Bingen, Thomas Tallis, Robert White, Sergei Rachmaninov, John Rutter, Gustav Holst, Giovanni Palestrina, Josquin Des Préz, Alexander Gretchaninov, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, William Henry Harris, Charles Wood
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Timothy Brown - director

Collegium

DIDO AND AENEAS
Opera in Three Acts
Henry Purcell
Peter Harvey,  Susan Bickley,  Della Jones,  Donna Deam
St. James Baroque Players,  St. James' Singers
Ivor Bolton - director

Das Alte Werk

Friday, August 7, 2015


CODEX FAENZA
Instrumental Music of the Early XVth Century
Ensemble Unicorn
Michael Posch - director

Naxos
 

BYRD - PÄRT
William Byrd
Arvo Pärt
Calefax Reed Quintet
Kai Wessel - alto

MDG

LAST DATE
June 2, 1964
Eric Dolphy - flute, bass clarinet, alto saxophone
Misja Mengelberg - piano
Jacques Schols - double bass
Han Bennik - drums

Fontana

LA LIRA D'ESPÉRIA II
Galacia
Dancas, Cantigas & Cantos da terra
Alfonso X El Sábio, Anônimos
Jordi Savall - rebec, vièle & rebab
Pedro Estevan - percussion
David mayoral - percussion

Alia Vox

Thursday, August 6, 2015


LA BELLE HOMICIDE
Manuscrit Barbe
Rolf Lisleland - lute

Astrée

Wednesday, August 5, 2015


JOÃO VOZ E VIOLÃO
João Gilberto

Verve

YOU ARE (VARIATIONS)
CELLO COUNTERPOINT
Steve Reich
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon - conductor
Maya Beiser - cello

Nonesuch