Vol. 2, No. 5

Channel Classics: Audiophile Nirvana

…. start rejoicing, folks: Jared Sacks, the engineer/producer of Holland’s Channel Classics, is now sending us Early Musique that is unusual and off-beat, superbly performed and even more/most superbestly (?) recorded.

Channel Classics: Audiophile Nirvana

…. start rejoicing, folks: Jared Sacks, the engineer/producer of Holland’s Channel Classics, is now sending us Early Musique that is unusual and off-beat, superbly performed and even more/most superbestly (?) recorded.

Orlando Gibbons, et al.

The language of Shakespear and the King James Bible is held by many to be high points of English literature. But rarely do we hear the music admired by contemporaries.

Orlando Gibbons, et al.

The language of Shakespear and the King James Bible is held by many to be high points of English literature. But rarely do we hear the music admired by contemporaries.

Sima Bina Means Great in Any Language

Visualize a stage covered with flower arrangements and beautiful Persian rugs, and a slightly concave riser, about bench height or a tad higher, and microphones set for five.

Sima Bina Means Great in Any Language

Visualize a stage covered with flower arrangements and beautiful Persian rugs, and a slightly concave riser, about bench height or a tad higher, and microphones set for five.

Dear La Folia 3.

Schumann is something of a mystery to me.

Dear La Folia 3.

Schumann is something of a mystery to me.

African Traditional Music and Suprasl, Orthodox Mosaic

Auvidis is re-issuing at mid-price the excellent sounding and well documented UNESCO Collection LPs of traditional music from around the world that originally appeared in the 1970s and 1980s.

African Traditional Music and Suprasl, Orthodox Mosaic

Auvidis is re-issuing at mid-price the excellent sounding and well documented UNESCO Collection LPs of traditional music from around the world that originally appeared in the 1970s and 1980s.

Three of This Year’s Best

Gregorio, Ziporyn, Ashley

Three of This Year’s Best

Gregorio, Ziporyn, Ashley

The Complete Chamber Music of Poulenc

The music of Poulenc above all abounds in melody. It is music that is easily accessible and which, despite its twentieth century provenance, never calls into question the prevailing tonal-modal system.

The Complete Chamber Music of Poulenc

The music of Poulenc above all abounds in melody. It is music that is easily accessible and which, despite its twentieth century provenance, never calls into question the prevailing tonal-modal system.

J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations

The Goldberg Variations derive their name from the fourteen-year-old harpsichord prodigy Johann Gottlieb Goldberg who was commissioned by Bach’s often ill patron, Count Hermann Carl von Keyserlingk (who was also Goldberg’s teacher) to play to him during his frequent bouts of insomnia.

J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations

The Goldberg Variations derive their name from the fourteen-year-old harpsichord prodigy Johann Gottlieb Goldberg who was commissioned by Bach’s often ill patron, Count Hermann Carl von Keyserlingk (who was also Goldberg’s teacher) to play to him during his frequent bouts of insomnia.

Incredible Risks: Jazz and Improvised Music

I’m using a slightly different format for “Incredible Risks” this issue. There are tons of discs flying in, many worthies, and I’ll be covering live gigs again in the next issue.

Incredible Risks: Jazz and Improvised Music

I’m using a slightly different format for “Incredible Risks” this issue. There are tons of discs flying in, many worthies, and I’ll be covering live gigs again in the next issue.