Monthly Archives: July 2012
This summer is going down as one of the hottest in recent memory, and we aren’t even halfway done! Beat the heat with some cool lemonade and our July new releases. We start with a pair of piano records. World-renown…Continue Reading
Brendel’s pianism is neither personal nor impersonal. That is its uncanny achievement.—Leon Weiseltier Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel rose rapidly to international prominence through recordings made in the 19050s and ’60s for Vox, Turnabout, and Vanguard Classics. Many of these recordings,…Continue Reading
“[E]xcellent recordings… [T]he single largest chapter in Svetlanov’s gargantuan-ambitious ‘Russian Symphonic Anthology’.”— MusicWeb Internetional Russian conductor Evgeny Svetlanov recorded the complete symphonies of Myaskovsky late in his career. These sessions were among his most critically acclaimed, and the initial individual…Continue Reading
Beloved gems from two major composers
Two major Vienna concertos
Renaissance in the Synagogue!
The inimitable Richter. One of Beethoven’s finest solo piano suites.
Since its release in 2007, The Vanishing Pavilions by composer and pianist Michael Hersch has been repeatedly hailed as an important major work by a remarkable young artist. This masterful work for solo piano continues to find a greater audience,…Continue Reading