Tuesday, February 28, 2017




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

RECORDER CONCERTI - BLOCKFLÖTENKONZERTE
Il Cardellino
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto fa Maggiore Flauto, Archi e Continuo
Giuseppe Sammartini
Suite A-Moll für Altblockflote
Georg Philipp Telemann
Clas Pehrsson, recorders
The Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
Anders Öhrwall - harpsichord

BIS


SYMPHONY 1997: HEAVEN - EARTH - MANKIND
For Cello Solo, Bianxhong, Children's Chorus and Orchestra
Tan Dun
Yo Yo Ma - cello
Imperial Bells Ensemble of China
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Yip's Childrens Choir
Tan Dun - conductor

Sony Classical

Monday, February 27, 2017




GETZ/GILBERTO #2
Live at Carnegie Hall
Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto
Gary Burton - vibraphone

Verve

ENDZEITFRAGMENTE  
Fragments for the End of Time: 9th-11th centuries  
Sequentia
Benjamin Bagby - vocalist/harper
Norbert Rodenkirchen - flautist  

Raumklang - WDR Köln

L'ARPEGGIATA
The Complete Alpha Recordings [6-CD Set]
1) La Villanella 
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger - Johanette Zomer*
2) Homo Fugit Velut Umbra (Passacaglia Della Vita)
Stefano Landi
3-4) Rappresentatione Di Anima, Et Di Corpo
Emilio De' Cavalieri
5) La Tarantella - Antidotum Tarantulae 
Various & Anonymous
6) All'Improviso 
Ciaccone, Bergamasche, & Un Po' Di Follie...
L'Arpeggiata
Christina Pluhar - harpe baroque, théorbe, guitare baroque, gitarra battente, & direction

Alpha

MESSIAH
George Frideric Handel
Dorothea Röschmann - soprano I, Susan Gritton - soprano II,
Bernarda Fink- contralto, Charles Daniels - tenor, Neal Davies - bass
Gabrieli Consort & Players
Paul McCreesh - director

Archiv Produktion

Saturday, February 25, 2017


THE GLORY OF PURCELL
Purcell 300th Celebration
Henry Purcell 
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood - Conductor, Organ
Catherine Bott - Soprano
James Bowman - Counter Tenor
Catherine Mackintosh - Violin
Richard Campbell - Bass Viol
Paula Chateauneuf - Theorbo
Christophe Coin - Bass Viol
Martyn Hill - Tenor 
Monica Huggett - Violin
William Kendall - Tenor 
Christopher Keyte - Vocals
Emma Kirkby - Soprano
Anthony Rooley - Lute
Taverner Choir
Andrew Parrott - Director
Alfred Deller - Counter Tenor
John Whitworth - Counter Tenor
L'Ensemble Orchestral de L'Oiseau-Lyre Ensemble
St. Anthony Singers Ensemble
Anthony Lewis - Conductor 

Stephen Roberts - Bass
Christopher Robson - Alto
Brandenburg Consort

Winchester Cathedral Choir
David Hill - Director

Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre

Friday, February 24, 2017


"QUEL LASCIVISSIMO CORNETTO..."
Virtuoso Solo Music for Cornetto
Bruce Dickey - cornetto
Tragicomedia
Stephen Stubbs - chitarrone, vihuela
Erin Headley - viola da gamba
Andrew Lawrence King - harp, organ

Accent

Thursday, February 23, 2017






GUILLAUME DU FAY
Motets - Hymns - Chansons - Sanctus Papale
Guillaume Du Fay
Blue Heron
Scott Metcalf - director

Blue Heron

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


DEPARTURE
Gary Burton
& Friends

Concord



EXPLORATIONS
Bill Evans Trio
Bill Evans - piano, direction
Scott LaFaro - double bass
Paul Motian - drums

Riverside

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


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

Naxos

Friday, February 17, 2017



HIGH LOW AND IN BETWEEN
THE LATE GREAT TOWNES VAN ZANDT
Townes Van Zandt

EMI Acoustic Highway

TUESDAY WONDERLAND
Esbjörn Svensson Trio

Emarcy

SEVEN DAYS OF FALLING
Esbjörn Svensson Trio (E.S.T.)

ACT

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

ECM

WORDS OF THE ANGEL
Ivan Moody
MESSE DE TOURNAI
Anonymous
Trio Mediæval

ECM New Series

Thursday, February 16, 2017


LE CHANSONNIER CORDIFORME
The Consort of Musicke
Anhtony Rooley - director

DECCA Eloquence re-issue

BEING THERE
Tord Gustavsen Trio

ECM

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


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

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017


LÉONARD DE VINCI: L'HARMONIE DU MONDE
Various Composers Contemporary to De Vinci
Doulce Mémoire
Denis Raisin-Dadre - direction

Astrée

SIT FAST
A Dozen Miniatures, New and Old
Barry Guy, Poul Rouders, Tan Dun, Simon Bainbridge, Sally Beamish, Peter Sculthorpe, Gavin Bryars, Elvis Costello, Johannes Ockeghem, Heinrich Isaac, Christopher Tye, Alfonso Ferrabosco
Fretwork

Virgin Classics

Friday, February 10, 2017


THE PLAY OF DANIEL
13th-century Biblical drama written by students at the school of Beauvais Cathedral
The Dufay Collective
William Lyons - director

Harmonia Mundi USA

Thursday, February 9, 2017


COMPLETE MUSIC FOR SOLO LYRA VIOL
William Lawes
Richard Boothby - lyra viol

Harmonia Mundi USA

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


LE CHANSONNIER CORDIFORME
The Consort of Musicke
Anhtony Rooley - director

DECCA Eloquence re-issue

QUARTET
Peter Rowan - lead vocals, guitar
Tony Rice - lead guitar
Bryn Davies - bass, vocals
Sharon Gilchrist - mandolin, vocals

Rounder

Monday, February 6, 2017


THE HANGMAN'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER 
The Incredible String Band 

Island



RIVER OF TIME
Jorma Kaukonen

Red House

ANTOLOGIE 
Solveig Slettahjell - vocal
Morten Qvenild - piano

Emarcy

Sunday, February 5, 2017




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

Naxos

JOHN RENBOURN
ANOTHER MONDAY
Two Albums on One CD
John Renbourn

Transatlantic

Friday, February 3, 2017




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

Savoy Jazz

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

PROVERB*
NAGOYA MARIMBAS**
CITY LIFE***
Steve Reich
Theatre of Voices*
Paul Hillier - conductor
Bob Becker, James Preiss** - marimbas
The Steve Reich Ensemble***
Bradley Lubman - conductor

Nonesuch

THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
A Bunyan Sequence
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Sir John Gieguld - narration
Corydon Singers
The City of London Sinfonia
Matthew Best - conductor

Hyperion

CHANTERAI
Music of Medieval France
Sonus - ensemble

Dorian

Thursday, February 2, 2017


DRESDEN CONCERTI
Johann David Heinichen
Musica Antigua Köln
Reinhard Goebel - director

Archiv

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


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

CPO