Music for Several Instruments
Friday, June 14, 2019
Nat and Julian take Stuttgart
Cannonball Adderley Quintet: Liederhalle Stuttgart, 1969 Julian Cannonball Adderley, alto sax Nat Adderley, trumpet Victor Gaskin, ba...
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Handel: Concerti grossi op. 6, no. 1-6 After a disappointing recent Handel album from another Berlin band , it's great to have this...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Catching a musical wave
American Rapture: Higdon Harp Concerto; Barber Symphony no. 1; Harlin Rapture The literature for Harp and Orchestra is amazing, and ama...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
What it's like to be human
Mozart: Piano Concertos K. 466, 467; Don Giovanni Overture In 1946 photographer Arnold Newman was asked by Harper's Bazaar to provi...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Unstylish Big Band Handel
Handel: Concerti Grossi, op. 3 "The fetish of the 'original instrument' has had its day," says conductor Reinhard Goe...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Four interesting concertos, with two stand-outs
20th Century Harpischord Concertos, by Walter Leigh, Ned Rorem, Viktor Kalabis & Michael Nyman Ned Rorem wrote his Concertino da C...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Another brilliant musical document from post-war Berlin
Quartetto Italiano: The Complete RIAS Recordings The Quartetto Italiano was the first of the new post-war groups that inaugurated a new...
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