Friday, May 24, 2013
Just Opened - May 24, 2013
Quartets & Choral, Cello & Piano.
Releasing & Borrowing.
As written & Transcribed.
Just Opened, today.
13 Barcarolles & Dolly Suite
Sally Pinkas, piano
and the Hirsch-Pinkas Duo
ISBN# 6 81585 14382 7
Faure! Barcarolles! Pinkas is perfect.
My Delight of the Week!
Valentin Berlinsky Quartet
ISBN# 8 2225222732 1
The contrasting of a great, beloved Beethoven Quartet and the challenging quartet-ery of Shostakovich. This CD is our "meat" course today. Get a strong fork, a steak knife, and a sturdy napkin... it may take some work, but extrememly satisfying.
Transcriptions for cello & piano
Jonathan Aasgaard, cello
Ian Buckle, piano
ISBN# 6 81585 13782 6
Mostly short works and songs with luscious melodies, "sung" on the cello. This is an auditory chocolate layer cake.
Vol. 1 - Gloriae Dei Cantores
Elizabeth C. Patterson, director
ISBN# 7 09887 00562 6
Now that our feeding time is done... we can raise our eyes to heaven, with songs of praise from early days, 1198-1609. Some find the sometimes complex polyphony of early music hard to follow. You're working too hard. Take the firm musical flooring as a suspended bridge, allow yourself to be lifted by it. Performed here by the highly regarded Gloriae Dei Cantores.
Just Opened - opening up the world & the spirit.
Kara Dahl Russell
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