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Friday, December 27, 2013

Just Opened - Dec. 27, 2013

We have a few more choral releases just right to lead us from the Holidays to the new year, and a preview of coming attractions:

Sacred Anthems for Treble Voices
St. Ignatius Loyola Children's Choir
Mary Huff, cond.
MSR 1399
ISBN# 6 81585 13992 9
more info. & purchase CD
It is noted in some reviews that this CD has mostly unison singing. This mix of composers from Franck & Gounod to Britten & Copeland sung by a choir known for its purity of tone has received favorable nods from critics in "Fanfare" and "American Record Guide." 

Double Concerti for Winds & Strings
Jorg Michael Schwartz, cond.
ISBN# 0 90404 94212
Official site to Rebel
"... a welcome sense of style and vibrant interpretations" -- The Washington Post   New York based Rebel baroque ensemble has been hailed by major US music critics, and around the world for a refreshing style and ardent approach to Baroque music.

Heather Holden, flute
Bradley Colten, guitar
Available online
ISBN# 7 83707 37500 7
Arc Duo's website
A Preview of Coming Events at SU!  As part of the Guitar Festival this March, the Arc Duo will be the featured performers.  They have graciously donated 2 CDs, a more recent release which we will air in coming weeks, and this, their previous release from 2006.  This CD features a lively mix of new settings of traditional folk works, modern works by Rorem and Tower, and an arrangement of Piazzola's all time favorite "History of Tango."

In Perfect Harmony
Thomas E. Sibley, Founder/Conductor
RBC 51432
ISBN# 6 59057 51432 1
Website for info. & CD purchase
A collection of Christmas, sacred, and secular works sung by this established boychoir.

Wishing you a new year filled with unexpected delights and great joy!
Kara Dahl Russell

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