Monthly Archives: September 2013

Posted on

Baroque composer Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757) was a master of the keyboard, particularly the signature instrument of the era the harpsichord.  He was an exact contemporary of Handel and Corelli, and by an early age was already a fixture in the…Continue Reading

Posted on

Baroque keyboard sonatas, reimagined

Posted on

Five recent releases of classic recordings, available in all markets outside the United States. First up is an album that not only features the music of Benjamin Britten, it is also conducted by him! Rave reviews of these recordings in…Continue Reading

Posted on

Madamina… il catalogo è questo… When Mozart wrote “The Catalogue Aria” for Don Giovanni in 1787, the booklet in question was a list detailing the licentious nobleman’s sexual conquests, as related by Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello.  In 2013, Swedish retailer…Continue Reading