Music as a balm, laced with much more than the weight of its usual essence, is a lethal weapon.
La Folia continues in its anfractuous fashion… We started quirky and the tradition persists these twenty years on.
These are premiere recordings of works which fell through the 20th century’s cracks.
This set of 27 Passion Week Responsoria was the third and last Lumen Valo release for Alba, before forming their own label.
The Miller Porfiris Duo offers what appear to be the first complete performance of Fuchs’ overlooked 12 Duets.
I had tuned into this concert to hear the Seventh Symphony of Mahler… but of course sat through the opener.
Forsberg offers a program of doubly neglected works. First off, these are all pieces by women composers, and secondly, none of them fits easily into the big styles of the late 19th or early 20th century.