A beautiful reading of one of our favorite larger works by Philip Glass – his sublime Concerto For Violin & Orchestra – a work that has plenty of currents of his soundtrack music for the film Koyaanisqatsi – served up with some especially beautiful work on violin by Gidon ... read moreCD
A set that features two fantastic pieces by composer Camargo Guarnieri – both full of color and light, both with a soaring piano performance by Cristina Ortiz, a player who really opens up the promise of the music! The CD also features an early composition (1902) by Alberto Nepomuceno, of ... read moreCD
Wild stuff! Hans Werner Henze juxtaposes a number of different sound groups – including the Gunter Hampel Free Jazz Ensemble, Fires Of London, Philip Jones Brass Quintet, and the percussion of Stomu Yamash'ta – and he throws in some vocalizing by baritone William Pearson. The piece is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has tape along the top seam and a cutout notch.)
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