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Friday, July 17, 2009

What's Just Opened this week 7/17/09

Some new recordings from MSR Classics:

"Debut" - Christopher Atzinger, piano. A Prelude and Fugue from Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier;" Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 28 in A Major Op. 101; Samuel Barber's Piano Sonata, and a Sonata for Piano by Gregory Fritze. (MSR Classics 681585118924 / MS 1189)

"Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major; Bach: Suite No. 2 in d minor for Unaccompanied Cello" - Richard Sher, cello; Bernard Rose, piano. (MSR Classics 681585121825 / MS 1218)

"En Trio: French Baroque Trio Sonatas for Two Flutes and Basso Continuo" - The Hanoverian Ensemble. Baroque sonatas "en trio" by Michel de la Barre, Jacques Hotteterre, Francois Couperin, and Jean-Marie Leclair. (Musicians Showcase 681585108727 / MS 1087)

And from Canada:

"Belle Voci" - Arias by Mozart, Handel, Bach, Beethoven and Puccini, featuring sopranos Lyne Fortin, Karina Gauvin, Suzie LeBlanc, Diana Soviero, and contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux. A compilation sampler from the Analekta vocal catalogue. (Analekta 774204976224 / AN 2 9762)

And 2 from Naxos:

"Joseph Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne 2" - Veronique Gens, soprano; Orchestre National de Lille; Serge Baudo, cond. Gens' follow-up to last year's excellent recording of Chants d'Auvergne, which along with more Chants contains the art-song suite "Triptych," and "Chants de France." (Naxos 747313033874 / 8.570338)

"Schubert: Death and the Maiden/Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished" - Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta. A fascinating Schubert release, containing an orchestration of the String Quartet No. 14, "Death and the Maiden," and a "completion" of the Unfinished Symphony, compiled by Brian Newbould and Mario Venzago, utilizing music from Schubert's "Rosamunde" in the finale. (Naxos 747313205172 / 8.572051)

I will be on vacation for the remainder of July; Paul Hull and Christopher Ranck will be your hosts for Music From Delmarva, Monday through Friday from 11 AM til 4 PM. See you in August!

Bill

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