Wednesday, November 30, 2016





EL CANCIONERO DE LA COLOMBINA
1451-1506
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall - director

Astrée

SIXXES
Music from the Acoustic Neighbourhood
John Cage, Richard Cornell, Lee Santana, Martha Bishop, Christian Wolff
Lee Santana - archlute
Hille Perl - viol

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Monday, November 28, 2016




EARLY AMERICAN CHORAL MUSIC, VOL. 1
Anthems and Fuging Tunes
William Billings
His Majestie's Clerkes
Paul Hillier - director

Harmonia Mundi

SIMPLE GIFTS
Shaker Chants and Spirituals
Shakers of Sabbathday Lake
Schola Cantorum
The Boston Camerata

Joel Cohen - director

Erato

Sunday, November 27, 2016


SHINING LIGHT
Advent Music from Aquitanian Monasteries (12th c.)
Aquitanian Repertory Anonymous, Traditional, Anonymous, Italian Anonymous
Cologne Sequentia Ensemble for Medieval Music
Barbara Thornton, Benjamin Bagby, directors

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi


LE PARLER ET LE SILENCE
Music for Flute Consort and Lute from the Late 16th to the Early 18th Centuries
The Attaignant Consort

Ramée - Outhere Music

IN SEARCH OF DOWLAND
Consort Music of John Dowland and Carl Rütti
Lachrimae
John Dowland
Dowland-Suite
Carl Rütti
bFIVE Recorder Consort

Coviello

Saturday, November 26, 2016


THE AMERICAN VOCALIST
Spirituals and Folk Hymns, 1850-1870
Boston Camerata
Joel Cohen - director

Erato

Friday, November 25, 2016




MEMORYHOUSE
Max Richter
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists
Rumon Gamba - conductor

Fatcat Records - BBC Radio 3

CAPE TOWN REVISITED
Abdullah Ibrahim Trio

Tip Toe

Thursday, November 24, 2016


DIE ROSENKRANZ-SONATEN
The Mystery Sonatas 
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
John Holloway - violin
Davitt Moroney - chamber organ, harpsichord
Tragicomedia
  Stephen Stubbs, Erin Headley, Andrew Lawrence-King

Erato Veritas

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

GB Records

HOME TO THANKSGIVING  
Songs of Thanks and Praise
Various Composers - Medieval to Early American
His Majestie's Clerkes
Theatre of Voices
 
Paul Hillier - director

Harmonia Mundi

Monday, November 21, 2016




TENEBRAE RESPONSORIA
Don Carlo Gesualdo
The Hilliard Ensemble

ECM New Series

Saturday, November 19, 2016




KAPSBERGIANA
Libro Terzo
Girolamo Kapsberger
Los Otros
- Hille Perl - viola da gamba, lirone
- Lee Santana - chitarrone
- Steve Player - chitarrone, guitar

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi


POUR LA VIOLLE ET LE THÉORBE
Marin Marais
Hille Perl - viola da gamba
Lee Santana - Théorbe

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

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

Friday, November 18, 2016




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

RCA Victor Red Seal


SIGN OF LIFE
Music for 858 Quartet
Bill Frisell - guitar, composer
858 Quartet - string quartet

SLG

Thursday, November 17, 2016


PRAIRIE LIGHT
Three Texas Watercolors of Georgia O'Keeffe
Dan Welcher
Honolulu Symphony Orchestra 
Donald Johanos, conductor

Marco Polo

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


DREAMS SO REAL
Music of Carla Bley
Gary Burton Quintet

ECM

STANDARDS
Jimmy Smith - organ
Kenny Burell - guitar
Donald Baily - drums

Blue Note

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


ABOVE THE STARRS
Verses, Anthems & Consort Music
Thomas Tomkins
Fretwork
Catherine King, Emma Kirkby, Richard Wistreich, Donald Greig, Jonathan Arnold, Charles Daniels - vocals

Harmonia Mundi




TRAIL OF SOULS
Solveig Slettahjell - vocal
Knut Reiersrud - guitar
In The Country
Morten Qvenild - piano
Roger Arntzen - double-bass
Pål Hausken - drums

ACT

Monday, November 14, 2016


CLARIFICA ME
The Historical Organ At Oosthuizen (c. 1521)
William Byrd
Léon Berben - organ

Ramée

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

Savoy Jazz

Saturday, November 12, 2016



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

NEXT GENERATION
Gary Burton

Concord Jazz

Friday, November 11, 2016


GOOD DOG / HAPPY MAN
Bill Frisell

Nonesuch

CANTICUM CANTICORUM
The Song of Songs
Orlando de Lassus, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Heinrich Schutz, Domenico Mazzocchi, Healey Willan, William Walton, Thomas Tomkins, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Marin Marais, John Dunstable, Henry Purcell
Les Voix Baroques, with instrumental ensemble
Matthew White & Stephen Stubbs - musical directors

ATMA Classique

RYPDAL/VITOUS/DeJOHNETTE
Terje Rypdal - guitar
Miroslav Vitous - bass
Jack DeJohnette - drums

ECM

Thursday, November 10, 2016


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

Explore Music / EMI Decca

MUSIQUE JUDÉO-BAROQUE
Carlo Grossi, Louis Saladin, Salomone De Rossi Ebreo
Boston Camerata
Joel Cohen - director

Harmonia Mundi

Tuesday, November 8, 2016




PIÈCES EN TRIO
Pour les Flûtes, Violon & Dessus de Viole
Marin Marais
Musica Pacifica

Virgin Veritas X2

Monday, November 7, 2016


EL NUEVO MUNDO
Folias Criollas
Montserrat Figueras, Tembembe Ensamble Continuo, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hespèrion XXI
Jordi Savall - director

Alia Vox

Saturday, November 5, 2016




CHANTS DU SUD ET DU NORD
Norway and Catalan
Hirundo Maris
Arianna Savall - voice, harp
Petter Udland Johansen - voice, hardingfele, mandolin
Sveinung Lilleheir - guitar, voice, dobro
Miquel Angel Cordero - double-bass, voice
David Mayoral - percussion, voice

ECM New Series

PHANTASY QUINTET
STRING QUINTETS NOS. 1 & 2
Ralph Vaughan Williams 
Maggini Quartet
Garfield Jackson - viola

Naxos

Friday, November 4, 2016


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

ECM

HAVE A LITTLE FAITH
Music by Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Bob Dylan, John Philip Sousa, and Stephen Foster
Bill Frisell – guitar, arrangement
Don Byron – clarinet, bass clarinet
Guy Klucevsek – accordion
Kermit Driscoll – bass
Joey Baron – drums

Nonesuch 

THE NINE MAIDENS
John Renbourn - cittern, guitars, drums, compositions
Julian Diggle -  congas, tambourine
Joe Tancock -  bodhran

Flying Fish / Transatlantic

HOVHANESS
Music for Harp 
Alan Hovhaness
Yolanda Kondonassis - harp

Telarc

SEI SONATE Ò PARTITE
August Kühnel
Consort Les Voix Humaines

ATMA Classique

Thursday, November 3, 2016


SYMPHONY NO. 22 "CITY OF LIGHT"
CELLO CONCERTO
Alan Hovhaness
Janos Starker - cello
Seattle Symphony
Dennis Russell Davies - conductor

Naxos

LE SIÈCLE DU TITIEN
La Musique à Venise, 1490-1576
Doulce Memoire
Denis Raisin Dadre - direction

Astrée

IN SEARCH OF DOWLAND
Consort Music of John Dowland and Carl Rütti
Lachrimae
John Dowland
Dowland-Suite
Carl Rütti
bFIVE Recorder Consort

Coviello

COME AGAIN
John Dowland and his Contempoaries
Samuel Scheidt, John Dowland, Louys de Moy, William Brade, Orlandus Lassus, Johann Sommer, Johann Schop/Johann Rist, Anonym, Gabriel Voightländer, Melchior Borchgrevinck, Jacob Praetorius, Michael Praetorious
Jan Kabow - tenor
Hamburg Ratsmusik
Simone Eckert - violen de gamba

CPO - NDR 1

Tuesday, November 1, 2016


DOMESTIC SONGS
Solveig Slettahjell

ACT

MASSES BY TALLIS & SHEPPARD
Mass: Salve Intemerata Virgo
Thomas Tallis
Mass: The Western Wind
John Sheppard
The Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
George Guest - director
Ian Shaw - organ

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