Thursday, October 19, 2017


DIMINUITO
16th century madrigals, chansons, and instrumentals re-imagined
Rolf Lislevand - lutes, vihela da mano, and direction
Anna Maria Friman - voice
Linn Andrea Fuglseth - voice
Giovanna Pessi - triple harp
Michael Behringer - clavichord, organ
Bjørn Kjellemyr - colascione, double-bass
Marco Ambrosini - nyckelharpa
Thor Harald Johnsen - chitarra battente, vihela da mano, lutes
David Mayoral - percussion

ECM New Series

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sunday, October 15, 2017


BEING THERE
Tord Gustavsen Trio

ECM

HIS MAJESTY'S HARPER
Airs & Dances, Fancies & Farewells, from the Royal Courts of 17th-century England
John Dowland, William Byrd, Cormack MacDermott, Jean le Flelle
Andrew Lawrence-King - baroque harps

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

SPEAK OF THE DEVIL
John Abercrombie Trio
John Abercrombie - guitars
Dan Wall - Hammond B3 organ
Adam Nussbaum - drums

ECM

Saturday, October 14, 2017


ANGEL SONG
Kenny Wheeler - trumpet, flugelhorn
Lee Konitz - alto saxophone
Dave Holland - double-bass
Bill Frisell - electric guitar

ECM

SALUTARE
Improvisation on Liturgical Music of the Middle Ages
Ensemble Nu:n

Edition Raumklang

SONGS OF MYSELF
Oswald von Wolkenstein
Andreas Scholl - counter tenor
Shield of Harmony - ensemble
Crawford Young - director

Harmonia Mundi

Friday, October 13, 2017


THE GROUND
Tord Gustavsen Trio 

ECM

THE LONGEST RIVER
Olivia Chaney

Nonesuch

CLARINET CONCERTOS - PRELUDES, FUGUE & RIFFS
John Corigliano, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein
Richard Stoltzman - clarinet
London Symphony Orchestra
Lawrence Leighton Smith - conductor

RCA Victor Red Seal

Thursday, October 12, 2017


OF ETERNAL LIGHT
Olivier Messiaen, Robert Moran, Meredith Monk, Ricky Ian Gordon, Gyorgy Ligeti, Kim D. Sherman
Musica Sacra
Richard Westenburg - director

Catalyst - RCA Red Seal

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


SALUTARE
Improvisation on Liturgical Music of the Middle Ages
Ensemble Nu:n

Edition Raumklang

Monday, October 9, 2017


ESTAMPIE
A New Interpretation of the Oldest Preserved Instrumental Music of the Occident
Estampies Royales, Manuscrit du Roi, Frankreich, ca. 1290-1310
Ensemble Nu:n

Edition Raumklang

Sunday, October 8, 2017


ISABEL I, REINA DE CASTILLA
Luces y Sombras en el tiempo de la primers gran Reina del Renacimiento
Canciero de Montecassino, El Cancionero de Colombina, Guillaume Dufay, Juan del Encina, Pedro de Escobar, Luys de Narvaez, Pedro de Tordesillas, Francisco de la Torre, Arabic-Andalusian Traditional, Sephardic Traditional, Turkish Traditional
Hesperion XXI
La Capella Reial de Catalunya
Pedro Esteva - percussion
Arianna Saval - soprano
Montserrat Figueras - soprano
Jordi Savall - director/concept/realization

Alia Vox

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017


EL ARTE DE FANTASÍA
El libro de circa nueva (1557)
Luis Venegas de Henestrosa
The Harp Consort
Hille Perl - viola da gamba
Lee Santana - vihuela, cittern
Steven Player - Renaissance guitar, percussion
Helen Coombs - organ, harpsichord
Andrew Lawrence-King - director, harps & psaltery

Harmonia Mundi

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


VESPERS FOR ST. MICHAEL'S DAY
Hieronymous Praetorius
Weser - Renaissance Bremen
Manfred Cordes - director

CPO

Monday, October 2, 2017


ESTAMPIE
A New Interpretation of the Oldest Preserved Instrumental Music of the Occident
Estampies Royales, Manuscrit du Roi, Frankreich, ca. 1290-1310
Ensemble Nu:n

Edition Raumklang

Saturday, September 30, 2017


RECERCADAS DEL TRATADO DE GLOSAS
Roma 1553
Diego Ortiz
Jordi Savall - viola da gamba
Ton Koopman - clavicembalo & organo di legno
Rolf Lislevand - vihuela & guitare
Andrew Lawrence-King - arpa doppia

Alia Vox

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


CROSSING BRIDGES
Mark O'Connor
Appalachia Waltz Trio
Mark O'Connor - violin
Carol Cook - cello
Natalie Haas - viola

OMAC

DUET
Steve Reich
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra 
MDR Leipzig Radio Choir
Kristjan Järvi - conductor

Sony Classical

Tuesday, September 26, 2017


PIANO SONATAS OPP. 109, 110 & 111
Ludwig van Beethoven
Mitsuko Uchida - piano

Philips

Sunday, September 24, 2017


RECERCADAS DEL TRATADO DE GLOSAS
Roma 1553
Diego Ortiz
Jordi Savall - viola da gamba
Ton Koopman - clavicembalo & organo di legno
Rolf Lislevand - vihuela & guitare
Andrew Lawrence-King - arpa doppia

Alia Vox

THE LONGEST RIVER
Olivia Chaney

Nonesuch

Saturday, September 23, 2017




A DREAM
John Dowland
Hopkinson Smith - lute

Naïve

A SONG OF FAREWELL
Music of Mourning & Consolation
Orlando Gibbons, William Walton, Robert White, James MacMillan, John Sheppard, Jonathan Dove, Thomas Morley, Edward Elgar, Herbert Howells, C. Hubert H. Parry
Gabrieli Consort
Paul McCreesh - director

Gabrieli – Winged Lion

Thursday, September 21, 2017


DIMINUITO
16th century madrigals, chansons, and instrumentals re-imagined
Rolf Lislevand - lutes, vihela da mano, and direction
Anna Maria Friman - voice
Linn Andrea Fuglseth - voice
Giovanna Pessi - triple harp
Michael Behringer - clavichord, organ
Bjørn Kjellemyr - colascione, double-bass
Marco Ambrosini - nyckelharpa
Thor Harald Johnsen - chitarra battente, vihela da mano, lutes
David Mayoral - percussion

ECM New Series

ARS POETICA
Concerto for Mixed Choir A Cappella
Tigran Mansurian
Amerian Chamber Choir
Robert Mikeyan - conductor

ECM New Series

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


PRAE BACH TORIOUS
Landmarks in the German Choral Tradition
Michael Preatorious
Johann Sebastian Bach
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul Van Nevel - director

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

SOMETHIN' ELSE
Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
Miles Davis – trumpet
Hank Jones – piano
Sam Jones – bass
Art Blakey – drums

Blue Note

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


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

TONOS HUMANOS
José Marín, 1618-1699
Montserrat Figueras - soprano
Rolf Lislevand - baroque guitar
Arianna Savall, Pedro Estevan, Adela Gonzalez-Campa

Alia Vox

Monday, September 18, 2017


EL CANÇONER DEL DUC DE CALABRIA
1526-1554
La Capella Reial de Catalunya
Jordi Savall - director

Astrée

FANTASIAS FOR THE VIOLS
1680
Henry Purcell
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall - director, dessus de viole

Astrée Naïve

Sunday, September 17, 2017


EL CANCIONERO DE LA COLOMBINA
Música en el tiempo de Cristóbal Colón, 1451-1506
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall - director

Astrée

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017


TOHEAVENURIDE
Michelle Shocked  

Mighty Sound

UMMA GUMMA
Pink Floyd

Harvest - EMI

I, FLATHEAD
The Songs of Kash Buk and the Klowns
Ry Cooder

Nonesuch - Perro Verde

WORKS FOR TWO GUITARS
Volume 1
Hans Werner Henze
Ensemble Villa Musica
Jürgen Ruck - guitar
Elena Casoli - guitar

MD&G

FLORILÈGE DE LA VIELLE A ROUE
Music for Drone from the Middle Ages and from French Folk Traditions
René Zosso - vocals and hurdy-gurdy
Anne Osnowycz - vocals and epinette des Vosges

Harmonia Mundi Plus

VESPRO DELLA BEATA VERGINE
Second Vespers for the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin
Chiara Margarita Cozzolani
Hannke van Proosdij - organ
John Dorenburg - violone
David Tayler - theorbo
Magnificat - vocal ensemble
Warren Stewart - director

Musica Omnia

Thursday, September 14, 2017


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

LOS PÁJAROS PERDIDOS
The South American Project
L'Arpeggiata
Christina Pluhar - director

Erato

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


FOR HAMP, RED, BAGS, AND CAL
Gary Burton

Concord Jazz

WATERSHED
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Dragonfly Roots

FELIX AUSTRIA
Works for Viola da Gamba Consort.
Kaiser Ferdinand III, Johann Jacob Froberger, Giovanni Legrenzi, Leopold I, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Giovanni Valentini
Klaus Mertens - bass
Hamburger Ratsmusik
Simone Eckert - direction, bass viola da gamba

CPO

GARCIA
Jerry Garcia
Phil Kreutzmann

GDM

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


THE AGE OF CATHEDRALS
Music from the Magnus Liber Organ
Theatre of Voices
Paul Hillier - director

Harmonia Mundi USA