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Thursday August 5th
Jerzy GABLENZ (1888-1937)
Chamber works Błażej Goliński (cello), Anna Mikolon (piano), Katarzyna Czerwińska-Gosz (flute), Marta Różańska (oboe), Anna Liszewska (piano) rec. 2017
ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0412 [67:56] [PB]
Gablenz’s untimely demise embodies an unfulfilled talent.
HAYDN (1732-1809) Piano Sonatas Vol. 2 Roman Rabinovich (piano)
rec. 2019 FIRST HAND RECORDS FHR072
[57:12 + 65:34] [DMD]
A triumphant addition to this ongoing series
Paul HINDEMITH (1895-1963)
Wind Sonatas Les Vents Francais rec. 2016/17 WARNER CLASSICS 9029504441 [61:37]
Worthwhile and accessible 20th-century wind sonatas, brilliantly played.
Camille SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921)
Le Carnaval des Animaux Francis POULENC (1899-1963) Concerto for two pianos Duo Jatekok, Orchestre National de Lille/Lucie Leguay
rec. 2020 ALPHA 749
Very decent performances but the all-French notes and the French narration
limit the appeal.
Regino SAINZ de la MAZA (1896-1981) & Eduardo SAINZ de la MAZA (1903-1982) Complete Music for Guitar Salvatore Fortunato (guitar) rec. 2020
BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95417 [78:58 + 57:20] [ZT]
A welcome addition to the annals of recorded Spanish guitar music.
Pyotr Il’yich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) The Seasons Vladimir Tropp (piano) rec. 2019
FONDAMENTA FON-1901036 [60:40] [MG]
Some revelatory playing, some I feel trapped in the intensity of its focus.
The Brandenburg Project
Swedish Chamber Orchestra/Thomas Dausgaard rec.
2017/18 BIS BIS-2199 SACD [3 discs: 207:18] [RHa]
A bold experiment – many enjoyable performances, occasional moments of revelation but ultimately a brilliantly recorded souvenir of a well-intentioned idea.
Fritz Busch (conductor) In Vienna Niederösterreichisches Tonkünstlerorchester, Vienna SO
rec. 1950 PRISTINE AUDIO PASC614 [70:42 + 63:42] [JW]
Interventionist restorations bring powerful orchestral results to these 1950 inscriptions.
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AP0491 Charles Quef Organ Works 1 AP0483 René de
Boisdeffre Songs 3 AP0476 Polish Contemporary Saxophone Music
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