birthday of Mieczyslaw Weinberg on December 8, 2019.
Renate Eggbrecht has recorded all 3 violin Sonatas
Voice by György Kurtág
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Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
The Six Partitas Angela Hewitt (piano) rec. 2018
[72:52 + 77:04] [DC]
Angela Hewitt’s Bach Partitas, 20 years on.
Alexander BRINCKEN (b. 1952) Orchestral Music Vol. 1 Alexander Brincken (piano)
Royal Scottish Ntl O/Rainer Held rec. 2019 TOCCATA CLASSICSTOCC0550 [75:45]
A Soviet-era composer who writes in a style akin to what was around long before the creation of the Soviet Union, but does so with great self-confidence.
Christoph Willibald GLUCK (1714-1787) Orphée et Eurydice Marianne Crebassa (mezzo-soprano), Hélène Guilmette (soprano), Ensemble Pygmalion/Raphaël Pichon rec. 2018
NAXOS Blu-ray NBD0100V
[99 mins] [MP]
A stunning central performance by Marianne Crebassa.
Frederick William HOLLOWAY (1873-1954) Symphonic Organ Works Markus Eichenlaub (organ) rec. 2019 AEOLUS AE11181 SACD [79:11]
World premi?em>re recordings of a long-forgotten English composer.
Rodolphe KREUTZER (1766-1831) Violin Concertos Nos
1, 6 & 7 Laurent Albrecht Breuninger (violin) S黡westdeutsches CO Pforzheim/Timo Handschuh rec. 2014 CPO 555 206-2 [72:23]
[PRB] Makes an excellent case for affording Kreutzer the real credit he deserves in his own right as a composer and performer.
Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911)
Symphony No. 9 Seoul PO/Myung-Whun Chung rec. 2013
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4811109
This Ninth immediately goes on my short list.
Alexander SCRIABIN (1872-1915) Complete Piano Sonatas Vincenzo Maltempo (piano) rec. 2018/19
PIANO CLASSICS PCL10168
[60:16 + 73:50] [RWe]
A sonata survey of high calibre, well worth exploring.
Mieczysław WEINBERG (1919-1996) Cello Sonatas Wojciech Fudala (cello)
Michał Rot (piano) rec. 2017 DUX 1545 [59:20] [SA]
Artur Rodziński (conductor) Complete Chicago Symphony Recordings
rec. 1947/52 PRISTINE AUDIO PASC569 [64:27 + 70:33]
A valuable record of Rodziński’s brief time in Chicago.
Violin Plus One Piet Koornhof (violin), Albie van Schalkwyk (piano) rec. 2016/18
Piet Koornhof offers up a delightful encore compilation of Romantic violin transcriptions.
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