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Music For Solo Baroque Guitar and Theorbo
Rolf Lislevand (baroque guitar and theorbo)
It takes a performer of the calibre of Baroque guitarist and theorbo player Rolf Lislevand fully to realise the synecdochal power of their music for modern ears…the effect is hypnotic, dazzling... — More…
The Crossing & PRISM Saxophone Quartet, Donald Nally
The Fifth Century is signature Bryars but no less affecting for its familiar soundworld...The text is fascinating...but it is equally possible to allow the words to wash over you entirely and... — More…
Tui Hirv (soprano) & Rainer Vilu (baritone)
Latvian Radio Choir, Vox Clamantis, Riga Sinfonietta, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste
Adam's Lament serves as a summary of Pärt's evolution since he abandoned Modernist tendencies...The Radio Choir and Vox Clamantis affectingly convey anguished hopes for redemption while maintaining... — More…
Heinz Holliger (oboe/cor anglais/piano), Marie-Lise Schüpbach (cor anglais/oboe), Ernesto Molinari (bass clarinet/ contrabass clarinet), Sarah Wegener (soprano), Philippe Jaccottet (speaker)
A lot of concentration is required to take in this programme of spartan, potent oboe works by Holliger and Kurtág. But there are real musical rewards, and it’s beautifully produced. — More…
Gidon Kremer (violin), Tatjana Grindenko (violin), Alfred Schnitte (prepared piano), Keith Jarrett (piano), 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, Kremer, Grindenko, Schnitte
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Saulus Sondeskis, Dennis Russell...
Mari Poll (violin), Johanna Vahermägi (viola), Heikko Remmel, Taavo Remmel (double basses), Robert Staak (lute), Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Susanne Doll (organ)
Vox Clamantis, Jaan-Eik Tulve
The level of artistry necessary to achieve the kind of living, breathing performance given here by the Estonian choir Vox Clamantis is a rarity…conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve [is able] to infuse the... — More…
Garth Knox (fiddle, viola, viola d'amore), Agnès Vesterman (cello) & Sylvain Lemêtre (percussion)
Bringing all this music seamlessly together are the remarkable sonic possibilities offered by the combination of cello and viola or viola d'amore. A fiddle and electronics are added for good... — More…