Articles by Year: La Folia, 2011.
Dart’s pioneering recording of Dowland’s 21 consort pieces deserves better than a lowly CD-R, but I’m still glad to have it.
Australian audiences now experience the debut production of Carlisle Floyd’s operatic adaptation of Steinbeck’s novella.
On a typical CD sold through a distributor (yes, still the bulk of our sales are wholesale), we may make a profit of $3-4 a unit.
Rumble, Shake and Tumble, the new album from Wagons, builds on the band’s storytelling folk bent, powerful, driving rhythms and the wilfully geeky charisma of Henry Wagons.
In the wake of Art Lange’s knowing words on Ellington, I’d like to commend a curious trio session, taped on 9-17-62 with bop titans Charlie Mingus and Max Roach.
I’ve been dipping into this fluent sampler between more difficult stuff, enjoying Halffter’s compact brightness and Santinelli’s flair and execution.
Beginning in the mono era — my college years — my interest in good sound meandered along at a leisurely pace to where it’s become this ancient’s obsession.
The 200 years can be navigated as a prelude with three acts. The booklet suggests a Prologue followed by an Apotheosis, Divertissement and Epilogue.