Reviews

Review of JACKSON The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

JACKSON The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Conceived to mark the 750th anniversary of Merton College, Oxford, in 2014, the Merton Choirbook project set out to create...

Delphian
Reviewed by Alexandra Coghlan in issue: 04/2019

Review of ELGAR Caractacus (Brabbins)

ELGAR Caractacus (Brabbins)

Although the London performance of the Enigma Variations under Richter in 1899 is invariably cited as the composer’s ‘red letter’...

Hyperion
Reviewed by Jeremy Dibble in issue: 04/2019

Review of Kathryn Rudge: Songs by Eric Coates

Kathryn Rudge: Songs by Eric Coates

Eric Coates, the ‘King of Light Music’, is of course best known for his orchestral pieces. His more than 130...

Céleste Series
Reviewed by Jeremy Nicholas in issue: 04/2019

Review of BRAHMS Ein Deutsches Requiem (Reuss)

BRAHMS Ein Deutsches Requiem (Reuss)

De Doelen hall in Rotterdam may not boast the six-second echo of Bremen Cathedral, birthplace of the German Requiem, or...

Glossa
Reviewed by Peter Quantrill in issue: 04/2019

Review of LORIOD The Complete Véga Recordings 1956-1963

LORIOD The Complete Véga Recordings 1956-1963

For all the eccentric ordering of this fascinating set, which proceeds according to neither chronology of works or recordings, the...

Universal Music International
Reviewed by Peter Quantrill in issue: 04/2019

Review of A Tribute to Danny Granados

A Tribute to Danny Granados

Danny Granados (1964-2018) studied with Robert Marcellus, first chair clarinet of the Cleveland Orchestra during the Szell years, and embarked...

Delos
Reviewed by Andrew Farach-Colton in issue: 04/2019

Review of Ian Zook: Musica Incognita

Ian Zook: Musica Incognita

This is the second programme of music for solo horn (with – as here – or without accompaniment) to have...

MSR Classics
Reviewed by Guy Rickards in issue: 04/2019

Review of Sergio Sorrentino: Dream

Sergio Sorrentino: Dream

The art-music repertoire for electric guitar is not extensive, a smattering of concertos aside (not least Fuchs’s Glacier – Naxos,...

Mode Records
Reviewed by Guy Rickards in issue: 04/2019

Review of Bruce Levingston: Citizen

Bruce Levingston: Citizen

When Bruce Levingston was invited to give a recital for the opening of the Civil Rights museum in his home...

Sono Luminus
Reviewed by Jed Distler in issue: 04/2019

Review of VOLLRATH Souls in Transitions

VOLLRATH Souls in Transitions

Carl Vollrath (b1931) was a new name to me when this delightful disc of piano trios dropped through my letterbox....

Navona
Reviewed by Guy Rickards in issue: 04/2019

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