Friday, March 31, 2017


TRILOBYTE
Uakti

Point Music

DAS GLOGAUER LIEDERBUCH
The Glogau Songbook, c. 1480
Sabine Lutzenberger - soprano
Martin Hummel - baritone
Marc Lewon - lute
Ensemble Dulce Melos

Naxos

SYMPHONY NO.6
FANTASIA ON A THEME BY THOMAS TALLIS
THE LARK ASCENDING*
Ralph Vaughan Williams
*Tasmin Little - violin
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis - conductor

Apex

AT THE SIGN OF THE CRUMHORN
"Amourus songs in our Netherlandish tongue, composed by divers composers, very pleasing to sing and play on all musical instruments, printed in Antwerp by Tielman Susato, residing at the sign of the Crumhorn"
Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense
Sven Berger - director
Andreas Edlund - organ

Naxos

Thursday, March 30, 2017


HEROES SYMPHONY
THE LIGHT
Philip Glass
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop - conductor

Naxos

CODEX FAENZA
Instrumental Music of the Early XVth Century
Ensemble Unicorn
Michael Posch - director

Naxos

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


NEXT GENERATION
Gary Burton

Concord Jazz

SPEM IN ALIUM
Thomas Tallis
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips - director

Gimell

CANCIONERO
Music for the Spanish Court 1470-1520
The Dufay Collective

Avie

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


OUT OF THE NIGHT
John Tavener, Arvo Pärt
Taverner Choir
Andrew Parrott - director

Sony

ADORATE DEUM
Gregorian Chant from the Proper of the Mass
Nova Schola Gregoriana
Alberto Turco - director

Naxos

FANTAZIAS
Henry Purcell
Rose Consort of Viols

Naxos

Monday, March 27, 2017


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

Hyperion

NEW CHAUTAUQUA
Pat Metheny - solo guitar(s)

ECM

DIE KUNST DER FUGE
J.S. Bach
Hespèrion XX
Bruce Dickey - cornetto, Paolo Grazzi - oboe da caccia, Charles Toet - trombone, Claude Wassmer - basson, Jordi Savall - viole de gambe soprano, Christophe Coin - viole de gambe altus, Roberto Gini - viole de gambe ténor, Paolo Pandolfo - viole de gambe basse
Jordi Savall - director

Alia Vox

6 PARTITAS
BWV 825-830
Johann Sebastian Bach
Gustav Leonhardt - cembalo

Virgin Veritas

DIE KUNST DER FUGUE
Johann Sebastian Bach
Calefax Reed Quintet

MDG

Sunday, March 26, 2017


ENGLISH BRASS MUSIC OF THE 17TH CENTURY
Intraden, Galliarden, Mascheraden
Henry Purcell, Alfonso Ferrabosco, John Adson, William Brade, Thomas Simpson, William Byrd
Blechbläserensemble
Ludwig Güttler - director

Capriccio (GDR)

NEW ORLEANS
Putumayo Presents
Various Historic Recordings...from Dr. Michael White to Doc Cheatham to a young Dr. John

Putumayo World Music

Saturday, March 25, 2017


JASMINE
Keith Jarrett - piano, scat vocals
Charlie Haden - double-bass

ECM

SOPWITH CAMEL
The Sopwith Camel

One Way Records via Kama Sutra

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART
The Chansonnier Cordiforme - 15th c.
Anonymous, Ghizeghem, Binchois, Vincenet, Tinctoris, Morton, Dufay, Ockeghem
Ensemble Leones
Marc Lewon - director

Naxos

Friday, March 24, 2017


TRIO CÉRÈS
Piano Trio in D minor op. 120
Gabriel Fauré
Piano Trio in A minor (1914)
Maurice Ravel
Trio
Philippe Hersant
Trio Cérès

OehmsClassics


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

Allegro CDO

Thursday, March 23, 2017


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

Naïve

MARY'S MUSIC
Songs and Dances from the Time of Mary Queen of Scots
Scottish Early Music Consort
Warwick Edwards - director

Chandos

ETHIOPIA I COPTS
The Music of Ethiopia
Music of the Ethiopian Coptic Church
Bahta Church, Addis Abeba

UNESCO - Bärenreiter-Musicaphon

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


PUSH PULL
Salvatore Sciarrino, Rolf Riehm, Younghi Pagh-Paan, Vinko Globokar, Toshio Hosokawa
Teodoro Anzellotti - accordion

Hat Hut - WDR

Monday, March 20, 2017




A DREAM
John Dowland
Hopkinson Smith - lute

Naïve

LES ROIS DE VERSAILLES
Germain Pinel, Robert de Visée
Miguel Yisrael - lute

Brilliant

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

Alia Vox

Sunday, March 19, 2017


TIME OUT
The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Columbia

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

Verve

EVERY TIME I THINK OF YOU
Alan Broadbent

Artistry

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

ECM

LACHRIMÆ
John Dowland
Thomas Dunford - lute & direction
Ruby Hughes - soprano
Reinoud Van Mechelen - tenor
Paul Agnew - tenor
Alain Buet - bass

Alpha

Saturday, March 18, 2017


CREATOR SPIRITUS
Veni Creator - The Deer's Cry - Psalom - Most Holy Mother of God - Solfeggio - My Heart's in the Highlands - Peace Upon You, Jerusalem - Ein Wallfahrtslied - Morning Star - Stabat Mater
Arvo Pärt
Theatre of Voices
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Paul Hillier - director
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent - organ
NYYD Quartet

Harmonia Mundi USA

Friday, March 17, 2017


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

AVE DEI PATRIS FILIA
Music for Our Lady and Divine Office
John Taverner
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
Stephen Darlington - director

Nimbus

Thursday, March 16, 2017


HAMBURGER RATSMUSIK
Consort Music c. 1600
William Brade
Hespèrion XX
Jordi Savall - director, viola da gamba

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


SORROW
A Reimagining of Gorecki's 3rd Symphony
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki - Colin Stetson
Matt Bauder - saxophone
Dan Bennett - saxophone
Ryan Ferreira - guitar
Rebecca Foon - cello
Greg Fox - drums
Shahzad Ismaily - synthesizer
Grey McMurray - guitar
Sarah Neufeld - violin
Colin Stetson - arranger, saxophone
Megan Stetson - vocals
Gyða Valtýsdóttir - cello
Justin Walter - keyboards, EVI

52Hz

Monday, March 13, 2017


CHANTERAI
Music of Medieval France
Sonus - ensemble

Dorian

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

Harmonia Mundi USA

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

Astrée

VOCAL MUSIC - 2
Dietrich Buxtehude
Johan Rueter - bass
Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir
The Dufay Collective
Ebbe Munk - conductor

Naxos via Dacapo

CREATOR SPIRITUS
Veni Creator - The Deer's Cry - Psalom - Most Holy Mother of God - Solfeggio - My Heart's in the Highlands - Peace Upon You, Jerusalem - Ein Wallfahrtslied - Morning Star - Stabat Mater
Arvo Pärt
Theatre of Voices
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Paul Hillier - director
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent - organ
NYYD Quartet

Harmonia Mundi USA


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

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

Ramée

Sunday, March 12, 2017