Thursday, March 31, 2016


DE PROFUNDIS
CÆCILLA VIRGO ET MARTYR
Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Gents Madrigaalkoor
Cantabile-Gent
Musica Polyphonica
Louis Devos - director

Erato


COMMON GROUND
The New Gary Burton Quartet

Mack Avenue

Wednesday, March 30, 2016


OI ME LASSO
Gavin Bryars
Anna Maria Friman - soprano
John Potter - tenor
Gavin Bryars - double bass
Morgan Goff - viola
Nick Cooper - cello

GB Records

I HAVE THE ROOM ABOVE HER
Paul Motian - drums
Bill Frisell - electric guitar
Joe Lovano - tenor saxophone

ECM

THE CUSP OF MAGIC
Terry Riley
Kronos Quartet
Wu Man - pipa

Nonesuch

MOON AND MIND
Oregon

Vanguard


DE TEMPORUM FINE COMOEDIA
Play of the End of Time
Carl Orff
Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester
Herbert von Karajan - conductor

Deutsche Grammophon

A CHILD'S GARDEN OF DREAMS - IN MEMORIAM - SYMPHONY #4
David Maslanka
Dallas Wind Symphony
Jerry Junkin - director

Reference

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


CODEX LAS HUELGAS
Music from 13th Century Spain
Huelgas Ensemble
Pal Van Nevel - director

Vivarte / Sony

LAS ENSALADAS
Burlesques of the Spanish Renaissance
Mateo Flecha el Viejo
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul Van Nevel - director

Vivarte/Sony

TRIO SONATAS
Jan Dismas Zelenka
Heinz Holliger - oboe
Maurice Bourgue - oboe
Thomas Zehetmair - violin
Klaus Thunemann - bassoon
Klaus Stoll - double-bass
Jonathan Rubin - lute
Christiane Jaccottet - harpsichord

ECM New Series

Monday, March 28, 2016


MISSA PAPAE MARCELLI
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
MISERERE
Gregorio Allegri
Choir of Westminster Abbey
Simon Presto - director

Archiv Produktion

MESSIAH
George Frideric Handel
Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Emily Van Evera, Margaret Cable, Joseph Cornwell, David Thomas
Taverner Choir
Taverner Players
Andrew Parrott - director

EMI Reflexe


ROTHKO CHAPEL
WHY PATTERNS?
Morton Feldman
David Abel - Viola
Philip Brett - Director
California EAR Unit - Ensemble
Deborah Dietrich - Soprano (Vocal)
Karen Rosenak - Celeste
University of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus
William Winant - Percussion

New Albion


ENDBEGINNING
A programme of Sacred Music by Franco-Flemish composers active in the first half of the 16th century
Antoine Brumel, Thomas Crecquillon, Clemens Non Papa, Josquin Desprez, Jackson Hill
New York Polyphony

BIS

Sunday, March 27, 2016


CHRIST LAG IN TODES BANDEN
BWV 4
EASTER ORATORIO
BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Emma Kirkby, Emily Van Evera, Evelyn Tubb - sopranos
Margaret Cable, Caroline Trevor - altos
Howard Cook, Charles Daniels, Wilfried Jochens - tenors
Stephen Charlesworth, Simon Grant, David Thomas, Peter Kooy - basses
Taverner Consort
Taverner Players
Andrew Parrott - director

Virgin Veritas

Saturday, March 26, 2016


ST MATTHEW PASSION
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244
Johann Sebastian Bach
Gabrieli Players
Peter Harvey, Susan Bickley, Magdalena Kozena, Stephan Loges, Deborah York, Mark Padmore, Julia Gooding, James Gilchrist
Paul McCreesh - conductor

Archiv

JOHANNES PASSION BWV 245
Johann Sebastian Bach
Koor Van De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman - conductor

Erato

MISSA DOLOROSA
STABAT MATER
Antonio Caldara
Coro della Radio Svizzera Italiana
Aura Musicale, Budapest
René Clemenic - director

Naxos - RSI

STABAT MATER
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Alessandro Scarlatti
Gemma Bertagnolli - soprano
Sara Mingardo - contralto
Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo Alessandrini - director

Naïve

LUKAS-PASSION
Heinrich Schütz
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Paul Hillier - director

Dacapo

MUSIC FOR HOLY WEEK
In Proportional Rhythm
Schola Antiqua
Barbara Katherine Jones, John Blackley - directors

Editions de l'Oiseau-Lyre

SIEBEN WORTE
IN CROCE
SILENZIO
Sofia Gubaidulina
Maria Kliegel - cello
Kathrin Rabus - violin
Elsbeth Moser - bayan
Camerata Transylvanica
György Selmeczi - conductor

Naxos

LAMENTA
The Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah
Ferrabosco the Elder, Thomas Tallis, Antoine Brumel, Robert White, Palestrina
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Philips - director

Gimell

Friday, March 25, 2016


STABAT MATER
O quam tristis et afflicta fuit illa benedicta, mater Unigeniti!
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Arvo Pärt, John Browne
Taverner Consort and Choir
Fretwork
Andrew Parrott - director

Virgin Classics

PASSIONMUSIK
O Bone Jesu, Fili Mariae
Heinrich Schütz
Membra Jesu Nostri
Dietrich Buxtehude
The Monteverdi Choir
The English Baroque Soloists
Fretwork
John Eliot Gardiner - director

Archiv Produktion

JESUS' BLOOD NEVER FAILED ME YET
Gavin Bryars
Anonymous London Tramp, field recording - vocal
Tom Waits - additional vocal
Orchestra
Gavin Bryars - conductor

Point Music

HEINRICH SCHÜTZ
Die sieben Worte unsers lieben Erlösers, SWV 478
Johnnes-Passion, SWV 481

Ars Nova Copenhagen
Concerto Copenhagen
Sirius Viols
Allan Rasmussen - organ
Paul Hillier - director

Dacapo




PASSIO
Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Secundum Joannem
Arvo Pärt
The Hilliard Ensemble
    Rogers Covey-Crump - Tenor
    Lynne Dawson - Soprano
    Michael George - Bass
    David James - Counter Tenor
    Gordon Jones - Baritone
    John Potter - Tenor
Catherine Duckett - Bassoon
Elizabeth Layton - Violin
Melinda Maxwell - Oboe
Elisabeth Wilson - Cello
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent - Organ
Western Wind - Choir/Chorus
Paul Hillier - Conductor

ECM New Series

THE STONE
David Olney

Bandcamp

MISERERE
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
John Nelson - conductor

Nonesuch

TENEBRAE RESPONSORIA
Don Carlo Gesualdo
The Hilliard Ensemble

ECM New Series

Thursday, March 24, 2016


SOLO CELLO SUITES 1-6
Johann Sebastian Bach
Pablo Casals - cello

Allegro CDO

SYMPHONY NO.3
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki
Ingrid Perruche - soprano
Sinfonia Varsovia
Alain Altinoglu - conductor

Naïve

VIA CRUCIS
Rappresentazione della gloriosa Passione di Cristo
L'Arpeggiata
Christina Pluhar - harp, director

Virgin Classics

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


THE ROSARY SONATAS  
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
Andrew Manze - violin
Richard Egarr - organ,  harpsichord  

Harmonia Mundi

Tuesday, March 22, 2016


TIME FURTHER OUT
Miro Reflections
The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Columbia

Monday, March 21, 2016


TRAIL OF SOULS
Solveig Slettahjell - vocal
Knut Reiersrud - guitar
In The Country - pianist Morten Qvenild, bassist Roger Arntzen and drummer Pål Hausken

ACT

SUITES POUR LUTH BAROQUE
BWV 1010 & 1012
J.S. Bach
Hopkinson Smith

Astrée

LAMENTATIONS
Holy Week in Provence
Bouzignac, Ceppede, Carpentras, Gilles, Vitre, Godolin, Gregorian chant
Schola Cantorum of Boston
Boston Camerata
Joel Cohen - director

Apex via Erato

Sunday, March 20, 2016




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

Conifer Classics

PANAGIA
Six Byzantine Greek prayers to the Panagia, one of the names of the Virgin Mary, Mother of Christ, set to music.
Stephan Micus - Bavarian zither, dilruba, chitrali sitar, sattar, 14-string guitar, nay, voice

ECM

Saturday, March 19, 2016


"IN REAL TIME"
Live '87
Fairport Convention

Island

THE HEALING HANDS OF TIME
Willie Nelson

EMI

VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA
Morton Feldman
Carolin Widmann - violin
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
Emilio Pomàrico - conductor

ECM New Series

Friday, March 18, 2016


TERPSICHORE
Tanzmusik der Renaissance
Tannzmusik des Frühbarock

Ulsamer-Collegium
Konrad Ragossnig - lute
Josef Ulsamer - director

Archiv Produktion

WESTERNAIRE
Milton Mapes

Aspyr

BLONDE ON BLONDE
Bob Dylan

Columbia

Thursday, March 17, 2016

 
COMPLETE MUSIC FOR SOLO LUTE
John Dowland
Jakob Lindberg - lutes
Brilliant Classics via BIS

THE VEIL OF THE TEMPLE
John Tavener
English Chamber Orchestra - Orchestra
Temple Church Choir Choir/Chorus
David Barnard - Bass
Jeremy Birchall - Basso Profundo
Thomas Guthrie - Baritone
Adrian Peacock -  Bass
Patricia Rozario - Soprano
Andrew Rupp - Baritone
Nathan Vale -  Tenor
Simon Wall - Tenor
Stephen Layton - Conductor

RCA Red Seal