(Stereo pressing! Includes original book and box – both in great shape!)
Daniel Hope —
For Seasons ... CD Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2017. New Copy ...
A very cool project from Daniel Hope – one that follows off his work with Max Richter on Vivaldi Recomposed – as it first features an unusual take on Vivaldi's "Four Seasons", then moves into different month-based performances of work from talents as diverse as Chilly Gonzales ... read moreCD
Johann Johansson —
Orphee ... CD Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2016. New Copy ...
A beautiful re-interpretation of the myth of Orpheus – handled here by composer Johann Johannsson in a beautiful style that recalls some of the best Deutsche Grammophon projects from Max Richter! The composer plays a variety of keyboards – including electric and pipe organ – in ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreCD
Cage's favorite keyboardist plays a good set of modern compositions for organ. He plays solo on two tracks by Mauricio Kagel (Improvisation) and Christian Wolff (For 1, 2, or 3 People), and then picks up the bandoneon on Gordon Mumma's "Mesa", which also features Mumma playing with the ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the classic DG Avant Garde series albums – and one that presents 2 avant vocal compositions: Kagel's "Hallelujah" and Schnebel's "Fur Stimmen". Performance by Schola Cantorum Stuttgart, directed by Clytus Gottwald. (Out Sound, Classical)LP, Vinyl record album
An incredible performance from this legendary violinist – one that has all the complex dynamics of his work from earlier years – but presented with a lot more subtlety in this intimate set of duets with pianist Charles Reiner! The well-recorded set is a standout from the Living Stereo ... read moreCD
Gerd Zacher performs the solo organ pieces, "Volumina" and "Etude No.1(Harmonies)". The "Aventures" pieces are works for 3 vocalists and 7 instrumentalists performed by Ensemble "Die Reihe". (Out Sound, Classical)LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light edge wear and light ringwear.)
A transcendental performance of the 12 Etudes by Liszt – performed by Yukio Yokoyama on piano, and recorded with a beautifully rich sound! There's a great sense of "room" in the production – as the notes move into space, and grow with their own resonance – a quality ... read moreCD