Saturday, April 30, 2016


CAPTAIN HUMES POETICALL MUSICKE
Music for Viols, and Lute: Volume 2
Tobias Hume
Les Voix Humaines - viols
Stephen Stubbs - lute

Naxos

CAPTAIN HUMES POETICALL MUSICKE
Music for Viols, Lute, and Voice: Volume 1
Tobias Hume
Les Voix Humaines - viols
Stephen Stubbs - lute
Daniel Taylor - vocal

Naxos

Friday, April 29, 2016


COLUMBA, MOST HOLY OF SAINTS
Scottish Medieval Plainchant
Cappella Nova
Alan Tavener - director

Gaudeamus - ASV

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

Archiv Produktion

IN C, MALI
Terry Riley
Africa Express
André de Ridder - director

Transgressive

PUNCH
Punch Brothers

Nonesuch

Thursday, April 28, 2016


A TANGO EXCURSION
Astor Piazzolla Reunion
Gary Burton

Concord

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


BOOK OF SILK
Tin Hat Trio

Ropeadope

HELIUM
Tin Hat Trio

Angel EMI

DOMESTIC SONGS
Solveig Slettahjell

ACT

TOUS LES MATINS DU MONDE
Bande Originale Du Film
Sainte Colombe, Marin Marais, Jean-Baptiste Lully, François Couperin
Montserrat Figueras, Maria Cristina Kiehr, Fabio Biondi, Christophe Coin, Jérôme Hantaï, Rolf Lislevand, Pierre Hantaï
Le Concert Des Nations
Jordi Savall - director

Auvidis

SYMPHONY NO.5 IN D
Ralph Vaughan Williams
TINTAGEL*
Arnold Bax
Philharmonia Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra*
Sir John Barbirolli

EMI

Tuesday, April 26, 2016


LES GRANDES EAUX MUSICALES DE VERSAILLES 2012
French Baroque music, from seventeenth and eighteenth-century songs, to great classics of the operatic repertoire, as heard in the Gardens of Versaille by tourists.
Lully, Rameau, Moulinié, Corrette
Capriccio Stravagante Orchestra, Skip Sempé - director
Café Zimmermann
Pygmalion
Ausonia
Le Poème Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre - director
Les Musiciens de St Julien

Alpha - Outhere

SONGS FOR A TUDOR KING
Robert Fayrfax - William Cornysh - John Browne - Sherynham - Anonymous
The Hilliard Ensemble

SAGA Classics

Monday, April 25, 2016


NOVEMBER
John Abercrombie - guitar
Marc Johnson - double bass
Peter Erskine - drums
John Surman - saxophone and clarinet

ECM

Sunday, April 24, 2016


CONSORT MUSIC
John Jenkins
The Consort of Musicke
Trevor Jones - director

Explore Music / EMI Decca

ORGELMUSIK
Johann Pachelbel
Werner Jacob - organ (Mollau, Alsace)

Virgin Classics

LIVE AT MOERS
Recorded live at Moers Festival, Moers Germany, May 23, 2010
Arve Henriksen - trumpet, electronics, vocal
Bill Frisell - guitar
Eyvind Kang - violin
Rudy Royston - percussion

JZM Transcription Services

CONCERTI DI FLAUTI
Baroque Recorder Concertos
Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann David Heinichen, Johann Christian Schickhardt, Alessandro Marcello
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet, recorders
The Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood - director

L'Oiseau-Lyre

Saturday, April 23, 2016


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

THE RITE OF SPRING
Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Claude Debussy, Johann Sebastian Bach
Hubert Laws
Don Sebesky - arranger, conductor

CTI

IN DARKNESS LET ME DWELL
John Dowland
John Potter - voice
Stephen Stubbs - lute
John Surman - saxophone and clarinet
Maya Homburger - baroque violin
Barry Guy - double-bass

ECM New Series

VARIATIONS FOR WINDS, STRINGS AND KEYBOARDS
Steve Reich
SHAKER LOOPS
John Adams
San Francisco Symphony
Edo de Waart - conductor

Philips

Friday, April 22, 2016


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

EMI

EVERYBODY'S BROTHER
Billy Joe Shaver

Compadre

Thursday, April 21, 2016


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

Hyperion

MY FATHER KNEW CHARLES IVES
John Adams
BBC Symphony Orchestra
John Adams - conductor

Nonesuch

THE DHARMA AT BIG SUR
John Adams
Tracy Silverman - electric violin
BBC Symphony Orchestra
John Adams - conductor

Nonesuch

Wednesday, April 20, 2016




WATERSHED
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Dragonfly Roots

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

Monday, April 18, 2016


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

Naxos

HOME STRETCH
Home Stretch - Mozart Coronation Concerto Recomposition - Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno
Timo Andres
Metropolis Ensemble
Timo Andres - piano
Andrew Cyr - conductor

Nonesuch

IN LAMBETH
Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake
John Zorn
The Gnostic Trio
Carol Emanuel - harp
Bill Frisell - guitar
Kenny Wollesen - vibraphone, bells
with Ikue Mori - electronics

Tzadik

LA TARANTELLA
Antidotum Tarantulae
Italian Traditional, Athanasius Kircher, Matteo Salvatore, Alfio Antico, Lucilla Galeazzi, Ambrogio Sparagna, Don Francisco Xavier Cid, Giuseppe De Vittorio
L'Arpeggiata
Christina Pluhar - director

Alpha

Sunday, April 17, 2016


OLD GAUTIERS NIGHTINGHALL
French & English Lute Music
Nicolas Bouvier, Pierre Gaultier, Simon Ives, Thomas Mace, Rene Mesangeau
Anthony Bailes - lute

Ramée

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

FOUR SEASONS
Lawrence Ashmore
CLARINET CONCERTO, OP. 31
Gerald Finzi
Richard Stoltzman - clarinet
Guildhall String Ensemble
Robert Salter - leader/director

RCA Victor Red Seal

DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
METAMORPHOSEN
Richard Strauss
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy - conductor

RCA Red Seal


Inside a text box on the back on the insert it says: "With this album RCA Records brings to a close its catalog of recordings by Eugene Ormandy with The Philadelphia Orchestra."

Saturday, April 16, 2016


RING
The Gary Burton Quintet
with Eberhard Weber

ECM

MIRACLES OF SANT'IAGO
Medieval Chant & Polyphony for St. James from the Codex Calixtinus
Various and Anonymous
Anonymous 4

Harmonia Mundi

DJANGO
Modern Jazz Quartet

Prestige

Friday, April 15, 2016


UNCOMMON RITUAL
Edgar Meyer - double bass
Béla Fleck - banjo
Mike Marshall - mandolin

Sony

FIRST LIGHT
Richard & Linda Thompson

Hannibal

BEYOND THE MISSOURI SKY
(short stories)
Charlie Haden - double bass
Pat Metheny - guitar

Verve

RICHLAND WOMAN BLUES
Maria Muldaur

Stony Plain

IN C, MALI
Terry Riley
Africa Express
André de Ridder - director

Transgressive



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

Das Alte Werk - Teldec

Thursday, April 14, 2016


BRANDENBURGISCHE KONZERTE
Johann Sebastian Bach
Musica Antiqua Köln
Reinhard Goebel

Archiv Produktion

SCHUBERT
Piano Trios in E-Flat Major, D. 929 and D. 897
Franz Schubert
Stuttgart Piano Trio

Naxos

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


PAVANS AND FANTASIES FROM THE AGE OF DOWLAND
John Dowland, Henry Purcell, William Lawes, John Jenkins, Thomas Morley, Matthew Locke
John Holloway - violin, viola
Monika Baer - violin, viola
Renate Steinmann - viola
Susanna Hefti - viola
Martin Zeller - bass violin

ECM New Series