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Ralph van Raat (piano)
Van Raat styles his excellent sequence as “rarities”, but it’s no idle sampling. Centrepiece is the premiere recording of an early, withheld and rather grand Boulez work, his Prélude, Toccata... — More…
Yvonne Minton (mezzo-soprano), Michel DeBost (flute), Michel Lorin (xylophone), Gérard Perotin (vibraphone), Sylvio Gualda (percussion), Anton Stingl (guitar), Serge Collot (viola)
Strings of the New Philharmonia Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
Solo piano works by Boulez, Dutilleux and Messiaen
Alexander Soares (piano)
Although most of these pieces have been collated on various anthologies of French piano music, few of them can match this new release in its balanced conception or consistency of execution…Soares... — More…
Maria Reining, Lisa della Casa (soprano), Hans Hotter (bass-baritone), Hilde Gueden (soprano), Irmgard Seefried (soprano), Rudolf Schock (tenor), Eugenio Fernandi, Sena Jurinac (soprano), Giulietta Simionato (mezzo-soprano), Ettore Bastianini (bass-baritone), Cesare Siepi (baritone), Fritz Wunderlich...
Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez
Erik Bosgraaf (recorders) & Jorrit Tamminga (electronics)
The ways in which the seven pieces 'bleed' into each other proves absorbing, as does Tamminga's virtuoso manipulation of spatial ambience as an expressive backdrop within which Bosgraaf's playing... — More…