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
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
An amazing side of the many talents of Michel Legrand – his more serious compositional work, presented here in two different concertos – with some surprisingly fantastic piano by the composer himself! You'll know Legrand best for his famous soundtrack material of the 60s and 70s – ... (Soundtracks, Classical)read moreCD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)
Estelle Lemire —
Ondes ... CD Societe Nouvelle D'Enregistrement (Canada), 1997. Used ...
Gerd Zacher performs the solo organ pieces, "Volumina" and "Etude No.1(Harmonies)". The "Aventures" pieces are works for 3 vocalists and instrumentalists performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain, directed by Pierre Boulez. The final piece, "Mystreries Of The ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreCD
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
A wonderful record from this important string quartet – a group who strike a fine balance between being playful and playing powerfully, and who have a really tremendous ear for unusual repertoire too! The cover and title might seem a bit gimmicky, but Spektral Quartet are far from that ... read moreCD